News Story from: 5/13/15
May 12, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Spies and spycraft fuel the imagination with intrigue—whether it’s the world’s fascination with a fictional James Bond or with a real-world Edward Snowden. Today, Foreign Policy released the May/June issue, diving into the issues behind today’s “Golden Age of Surveillance” and exploring what espionage means to global security.
In this 88-page Spy Issue, FP writers and contributors examine the spy game in the 21st Century as “nations expend vast treasure and take extreme risks to root out secrets.”
- -Trevor Aaronson looks at how the FBI’s counterterrorism program pays hefty sums to former criminals – including sex offenders – to help nail terrorists in his piece To Catch the Devil.
- -James Bamford reveals an unlikely militarized spying hub: the Arctic in his article Frozen Assets.
- -FP’s Yochi Dreazen and Seán D. Naylor trace the CIA’s role in post 9/11 foreign policy and how it may shape the future of the Middle East.
- -Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin provide an artistic graphic look at a new era of Russian snooping that relies on facial recognition techniques.
- -FP’s Editor and CEO, David Rothkopf, analyzes the U.S. intelligence community and says it is in need of an overhaul in What Would Thomas Jefferson Do…With the CIA?.
All this and more: On newsstands today.