Physics Professor Sues FBI Agent Over Now Debunked Espionage Charges

A U.S. citizen born in China, Xi says his ethnicity likely played a role in his arrest, part of a pattern when it comes to FBI investigations.

Xiaoxing Xi sits in a federal courthouse where he pleaded not guilty in tech case. Prosecutors have since droped all charges.

PHILADELPHIA  – His life turned upside down by now-withdrawn espionage charges, a Temple University physics professor lobbed a federal complaint against the FBI agent he says fabricated the entire controversy. When a team of agents stormed his Pennsylvania home at dawn on May 21, 2015, Xiaoxing Xi says he was told the charges against him could


Bizarre Sexual Abuse Scandal Alleged At D.C. Spy School

A complaint in D.C. Superior Court offers a glimpse at the shadowy underworking of the Daniel Morgan Academy in downtown Washington.

Former US Congressman and Fox News regular Allen West speaks at from Florida speaks at the Daniel Morgan Academy in downtown Washington. (Photo: Vimeo)

A graduate school for would-be spies faces a civil complaint from three young men who say they endured rectal exams and other sexual abuse from a school official with a largely fabricated spy resume. The complaint in D.C. Superior Court offers a glimpse at the shadowy underworking of the Daniel Morgan Academy in downtown Washington. Funded


CIA To Spill The Beans On Top-Secret Cold War Spy Ops

Curiously, in an effort to justify the slow progress of the release, the report blames Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.

Langley, Virginia – Throughout the Cold War, the CIA was involved in a wide range of covert operations. Details of four of those top-secret assignments will soon be released. According to a new report by the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation to the [US] Department of State (HAC), the department has two primary


Navy Spy Case Puts Assault On Constitutional Safeguards On Full Display

Everything done in absolute secrecy. Has the U.S. now adopted Israeli standards of opacity and unaccountability in such cases?

In this Dec. 3, 2008 photo released by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Edward Lin, a native of Taiwan speaks. The U.S. military has charged Lin with espionage for allegedly passing military secrets to China or Taiwan, U.S. defense officials said Monday, April 11, 2016. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Sarah Murphy via AP)

Over the weekend, a major story broke about a U.S. Navy senior officer accused of spying for China. It was first reported by a U.S. Naval Institute’s website. He is Lt. Cmdr. Edward C. Lin, who served in the Patrol and Reconnaissance Group, which employs aircraft using highly sensitive technology to track and detect enemy submarines. Presumably,


UPDATE: Gag Order Lifted On Case Of Pro-Palestine Activists Caught In Israeli Right-Wing Sting

In an act of entrapment, members of a right-wing NGO recorded a left-wing activist making inflammatory comments about a made-up sale of Palestinian land to Israeli settlers.

Guy ButGuy Butavia greeting supporters outside Jerusalem courtroom (Photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills)avia greeting supporters outside Jerusalem courtroom (photo credit: Oren Ziv Activestills)

SEATTLE (01/25/2016) --- Earlier this month, MintPress News reported on the sleazy tactics of Israel’s premier news magazine, “Uvdah,” which aired a segment smearing a leading Jewish human rights NGO that protects the rights of Palestinian farmers. Two spies from Ad Kan (“No More”), an astroturf settler group created largely for the purpose of


Convicted Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard Released From US Prison

The US attorney who tried the case said of Pollard’s release, “I don’t think there’s any doubt that the crime merited a life sentence, given the amount of damage that Mr. Pollard did to the United States government.”

Jonathan Pollard

WASHINGTON — Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard was released from prison early Friday, culminating an extraordinary espionage case that complicated American-Israeli relations for 30 years and became a periodic bargaining chip between two allies. Within hours of his release, Pollard's attorneys began a court challenge to terms of his parole that they