Jeffrey T. Richelson

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Weather or Not

Strategists have always known that the ability to predict the weather may mean winning—or losing—the b

Eavesdroppers in Disguise

Supersecret 7500-series satellites for years soaked up Soviet communications, while most assumed they

Spying on the MiGs

Everything from spy satellites to future four-stars crawling through mud gathered intel on the superse

Going Nowhere Fast

Congress and the Air Force spent a decade wrestling over the final fate of the legendary SR-71 Blackbi

A “Rifle” in Space

USAF’s KH-7 spy satellite system constituted a major advance in overhead intelligence collection.

When Secrets Crash

From the U-2 to the F-117A, it's a dicey issue deciding what to say and do when classified airplanes g

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