JEFF STEIN is Newsweek's national security correspondent and SpyTalk columnist. A Washington-based editor and investigative reporter of long standing, specializing in U.S. intelligence, defense and foreign policy. In 2005, he launched "SpyTalk" as a weekly column at Congressional Quarterly, where...
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Selecting a term
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Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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