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US seeking to expand raids into Pakistan: report

Top US military commanders in Afghanistan are seeking to expand ground raids by Special Operations Forces across the lawless border in Pakistan’s tribal areas, The New York Times reported Monday. Amid growing US frustration with Pakistan’s lackluster efforts at removing militants from strongholds there, the officials are proposing to escalate…

Crazy: Some in CIA wanted to create fake Saddam Hussein sex video, report asserts

A little-noticed blog post by a veteran intelligence reporter averred Tuesday that the CIA’s Iraq Operations Group weighed a plan prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion that sought to discredit Saddam Hussein by portraying him as gay. According to Jeff Stein, a longtime intelligence reporter who first revealed that FBI…