Shane Harris, Washington Post

Shane Harris

Washington Post

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Past articles by Shane:

No evidence that UFOs have extraterrestrial origins, NASA finds

An expert panel convened by the world’s premier space exploration agency found no concrete evidence that so-called “unidentified anomalous phenomena” are UFOs. → Read More

Trump’s disdain for intelligence rules foretold his indictment

Former officials and experts see the criminal indictment against the former president as the logical extension of his repeated, intentional mishandling of classified information while in office. → Read More

NASA team studying UFO mysteries says experts need better data

But panel members were emphatic that they had seen no evidence to attribute unidentified anomalous phenomena to extraterrestrial intelligence. → Read More

Alleged leaker fixated on guns and envisioned ‘race war’

Previously unpublished videos and documents reviewed by The Washington Post suggest that Jack Teixiera, 21, was readying for a violent struggle. → Read More

CIA moves to address sexual abuse allegations by personnel

After several women told Congress that the CIA discouraged them from complaining about sexual harassment and assault, the agency is now moving to address allegations. → Read More

Discord member details how documents leaked from closed chat group

In interviews with a member of the Discord group where intelligence documents were shared, The Washington Post learned details of the alleged leaker, “OG.” → Read More

The aide who stayed: Walt Nauta, key witness in Trump documents case

How a Navy veteran and valet went from the White House to working at Trump's Mar-a-Lago, reaching the center of the special counsel's classified documents probe. → Read More

Trump downplayed drumbeat of intelligence warnings on covid, report finds

The intelligence community repeatedly warned the president in early 2020 about the impending pandemic, a Democrat-led House committee report notes. → Read More

Rise in Iranian assassination, kidnapping plots alarms Western officials

The Iranian government has stepped up its efforts to kidnap or kill government officials, activists and journalists around the world, alarming Western officials. → Read More

FBI alerted notorious spy for Russia to another working for Cuba

The FBI tipped off Russian spy Robert Hanssen on the hunt for Ana Montes, who was stealing secrets for Cuba. She is due to be released from prison soon. → Read More

Ukraine live briefing: Triumphant Zelensky visits recaptured Kherson; CIA director meets with Russian counterpart

Ukraine says Russians wrecked key infrastructure in Kherson and left residents without water and power before withdrawing. → Read More

Five takeaways from The Post’s examination of the road to war in Ukraine

A Washington Post examination of the road to war in Ukraine, and Western efforts to unite to thwart the Kremlin’s plans, draws on extensive interviews with more than three dozen senior U.S., Ukrainian, European and NATO officials. → Read More

Zawahiri appeared on his balcony. The CIA was watching — and ready to kill him.

After hunting the co-planner of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks for more than two decades, U.S. intelligence personnel tracked Zawahiri to a safe house in Kabul. → Read More

U.S. intelligence document shows Russian naval blockade of Ukraine

Newly declassified U.S. intelligence shows that a Russian naval blockade has halted maritime trade at Ukrainian ports, in what world leaders call a deliberate attack on the global food supply chain. → Read More

UFO hearing features historic testimony from Pentagon officials

The hearing marked the first time in more than 50 years that U.S. officials have provided testimony for public consumption about their investigation of UFOs. → Read More

CIA instructs Russians on how to share secrets with the spy agency

The CIA published instructions for how Russians disaffected by the Ukraine war can covertly volunteer information using an encrypted conduit to the agency’s website. → Read More

CIA director calls killings in Bucha ‘crimes’

William J. Burns, in his first public speech as CIA director, aimed several remarks at Vladimir Putin personally. → Read More

Israel blocked Ukraine from getting potent Pegasus spyware

Ukraine’s efforts to bolster its surveillance capabilities, like its efforts to strengthen its military, had support from the United States, Israel’s closest ally. But Israeli officials balked at any move that might provoke a confrontation with Russia. → Read More

External energy source may explain ‘Havana syndrome,' panel finds, renewing questions about possible foreign attack

The finding by a panel of experts, which was convened by U.S. intelligence agencies, suggests that a foreign power could have mounted attacks on U.S. diplomats, intelligence officers and military personnel serving overseas. The panel was not charged with determining which foreign actor, if any, might be behind the range of symptoms, which include ringing and pressure in the ears, headaches and… → Read More

CIA finds no ‘worldwide campaign’ by any foreign power behind mysterious Havana syndrome

Investigators found medical and other explanations for more than 1,000 incidents, but some cases will receive further scrutiny, a senior official at the agency said. → Read More