Spies

Islamic State Slaughters Dozens of Its Own Fighters During Spy Hunt

The Associated Press cites “Syrian opposition activists, Kurdish militia commanders, several Iraqi intelligence officials and an informant for the Iraqi government” as sources for a report that paranoid Islamic State leaders are butchering dozens of their own fighters on a hunt for spies.

FILE - in this Thursday, March 20, 2014 file photo, Islamic State group militants patrol in a commandeered Iraqi security forces trucks sprayed with the representation of the al-Qaida flag and the Arabic that reads, "There is no god but Allah," in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, …

U.S. Spy Stephanie Rader Dies at Age 100

Stephanie Rader, a 100-year-old woman who worked as an undercover spy in Poland at the end of World War II, may still get the Legion of Merit that eluded her for nearly 70 years—but it will be a posthumous honor. Rader died Thursday, after fighting Parkinson’s disease, a family friend told me.

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US Spy Traded in Obama Cuba Deal Still Missing

Rolando Sarraff Trujillo, a United States spy sentenced to 25 years in prison in Cuba for espionage, would call his parents every day from deep within the Cuban penal system. Then, one day in mid-December, the calls stopped, and President Barack Obama announced that Sarraff was safely on American soil. Since his alleged release, however, his family and friends have not heard from him and are demanding to know whether he is, indeed, free.

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