Justin Elliott and Theodoric Meyer: Claim of “Attacks Thwarted” by NSA Spreads Despite Lack of EvidenceOctober 2013
The oft-cited number is 54, but there’s no evidence that it is accurate.
Justin Elliott: How a Government Report Spread a Questionable Claim About IranJanuary 2013
Dubious sources lead to a vast overestimation of Iran’s intelligence agency.
Tom Engelhardt: The U.S. Intelligence Community’s New Year’s WishJanuary 2013
Megatrends, game-changers, black swans, tectonic shifts, and a world not that different from 2012.