A recap of five international stories from the past year that read like they were ripped straight out of a John le Carré thriller.
Among the piles of recently leaked documents are details about the global arms trade that have arms experts worried, writes G. W. Schultz.
Just as diplomats gathered to draft a new climate change accord, U.S. embassy cables released by WikiLeaks suggested that world leaders were largely pessimistic about the chances for success.
Jon Meacham talks with Charles Armstrong, director of the Center for Korean Research at Columbia University, about the recent flare-up between North and South Korea.
Joshua Foust says that in the wake of Wikileaks, agencies are clamping down on access to information, making it harder to connect the dots.
Need to Know’s Jon Meacham speaks with Daniel Ellsberg about his decision to release the Pentagon Papers, the subject of a new documentary on the PBS series P.O.V.
Could the gravest threat to national security be the intelligence community itself…and the male libido?
In light of this week’s big news — the release of thousands of pages of confidential military documents on the war in Afghanistan — Andy has decided to leak a few secrets of his own.