Jeff Stein covers the spy agencies and foreign policy for Newsweek in Washington. His SpyTalk column originated in 2005 at Congressional Quarterly, where he was homeland security editor, and moved to the The Washington Post in 2010. Previously, he was deputy foreign editor at UPI. He is an investigative reporter of long standing, specializing in intelligence, defense and foreign policy. An Army Intelligence case officer in Vietnam, Jeff is also the author of three books, including A Murder in Wartime, about the 1969 prosecution of top Green Beret officers for the execution of a suspected enemy spy.
Rumsfeld on the morning of 9/11, prior to the attacks: "let me tell you, I've been around the block a few times," he told Representative Cox. "There will be another event." When did Cheney enter the PEOC beneath the White House? Why did the Secret Service leave President Bush exposed and vulnerable in the classroom at Emma Booker Elementary for more than 10 minutes after they knew we were under attack?