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Spy Chiefs in 5 Nations
Sound Warning on China
Oct 18, 2023 11:43 AM CDT
Spy Chiefs in 5 Nations Sound Warning on China
Five Eyes intelligence chiefs say Chinese spies are operating at an 'epic scale'
- Spy movies have taught us to suspect figures lurking around military bases and federal buildings, yet the focus of Chinese spying in the US looks quite different, according to the heads of spy agencies in the Five Eyes coalition—US, Canada, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand—who gathered for an...
Report: 'Lost' Chinese Tourists
Could Be Gathering Intel
Sep 5, 2023 10:00 AM CDT
Report: 'Lost' Chinese Tourists Could Be Gathering Intel
They've turned up at US bases, sensitive sites 'as many as 100 times in recent years'
- Lost tourists, or something more sinister? Sources tell the
Wall Street Journal
that Chinese nationals have attempted to make their way onto military bases and other sensitive US sites "as many as 100 times in recent years," ostensibly to collect some kind of intelligence or test the security...
Suspected Chinese Spies
Keep Giving the Same Excuse
May 31, 2023 3:28 PM CDT
Suspected Chinese Spies Keep Giving the Same Excuse
They claim to be lost tourists in emerging trend with cases in Florida and now Alaska
- Chinese citizens claiming to be lost tourists have been caught trying to access military facilities in Alaska in recent years as part of a suspected spy operation that appears to extend well beyond the Last Frontier,
reports. Multiple US soldiers tell the outlet of Chinese attempts to learn...
a New Level'
Feb 2, 2022 12:30 PM CST
FBI Director: China's Spying Has 'Reached a New Level'
Country has stolen more data 'than every other country combined'
- FBI Director Christopher Wray says China's economic espionage campaign is more damaging than ever, which is saying something, considering the scale of the Chinese government's spying stunned Wray when he became FBI director in 2017. "This one blew me away. And I'm not the kind of...
CIA Warns That Informants
Are Being Arrested, Killed
Oct 5, 2021 6:38 PM CDT
CIA Warns That Informants Are Being Arrested, Killed
Operative worldwide have been urged to 'tighten up on tradecraft'
- While businesses across the US are dealing with a labor shortage, the CIA apparently has an informant shortage. Sources tell the
New York Times
that a top secret cable sent to CIA stations around the world last week warned that dozens of foreign informants have been killed, captured, or compromised...
Ethel Rosenberg's Sons
Want Truth About Mom Known
Jun 26, 2021 8:00 AM CDT
Ethel Rosenberg's Sons Want Truth About Mom Known
She was executed for spying in 1953; they are fighting for her to be exonerated
- When his mother called to tell him she had been arrested and couldn't come home, as had happened to his father the month prior, Michael Meeropol screamed into the phone. He was just 7. The boy's last name at the time—the summer of 1950—was Rosenberg. He...
CIA Is Looking
for a Few Good Spies
Jan 5, 2021 10:09 AM CST
CIA Is Looking for a Few Good Spies
New website seeks to entice a wide range of recruits
- Wanted: spies from all backgrounds and walks of life. Striving to further diversify its ranks, the CIA launched a new website Monday to find top-tier candidates who will bring a broader range of life experiences to the nation's premier intelligence agency, per the AP . The days of all American...
Famed British Double Agent
Dead at 98
Dec 26, 2020 12:00 PM CST
Famed British Double Agent Dead at 98
George Blake had lived in Russia since his daring escape from a British prison in 1966
- George Blake, a former British intelligence officer who worked as a double agent for the Soviet Union, has died in Russia, per the AP . He was 98. Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service, known as SVR, announced his death Saturday in a statement, which didn't give any details. Russian President...
Ever Wanted a KGB-Era Lipstick
Gun? Now's Your Chance
Oct 29, 2020 8:49 AM CDT
Ever Wanted a KGB-Era Lipstick Gun? Now's Your Chance
NYC museum dedicated to Cold War espionage shuts down for good
- What's been billed as the world's largest collection of KGB memorabilia has been on display in Manhattan for nearly two years, the labor of love of a Lithuanian collector who wanted to share with the world these 3,500 or so remnants of the Cold War. Now, per...
It Turns Out a British Spy
Named James Bond Did Exist
Sep 25, 2020 10:06 AM CDT
It Turns Out a British Spy Named James Bond Did Exist
But Ian Fleming's 007 came first
- Ian Fleming apparently forgot to tell us about the time James Bond went behind the Iron Curtain in an attempt to infiltrate Polish military facilities. Poland's Institute of National Remembrance has uncovered the secret mission of James Albert Bond, a British civil servant sent to the Soviet satellite state...
Mar 7, 2020 2:00 PM CST
Erik Prince Helped Find Ex-Spies to Infiltrate Libs:
The Blackwater founder helped Project Veritas spy on liberal groups, paper reports
- The former head of Blackwater—yes, the private military company—has privately recruited former spies to infiltrate liberal groups and report to the conservative Project Veritas, the
New York Times
reports. Per documents and interviews, Erik Prince helped find American and British ex-spies to dig up intelligence on labor organizations,...
Report: Russian Spies
Posed as Plumbers in Davos
Jan 21, 2020 12:52 PM CST
Report: Russian Spies Posed as Plumbers in Davos
Though Russia raises some questions about the report
- It sounds like the plot of a movie: Police in Davos, Switzerland, believe Russian spies attempted to infiltrate this week's World Economic Forum by posing as plumbers, according to a local report and the
. Suspicion first arose when police questioned two Russian men back in August, after...
'He Handed Them the
Formula for the A-Bomb'
Nov 24, 2019 3:40 PM CST
'He Handed Them the Formula for the A-Bomb'
Oscar Seborer was part of a family of spies
- Three Soviet spies were at Los Alamos during World War II, stealing atomic secrets—that we know. Now the CIA journal
Studies in Intelligence
reports on Oscar Seborer, a fourth, previously unknown figure who may have "handed" Soviets the A-bomb formula before defecting to the USSR. Born in New...
Iran: We Arrested 17
Spies Trained by CIA
Jul 22, 2019 6:21 AM CDT
Iran: We Arrested 17 Spies Trained by CIA
Some Iranians will be executed
- Another day, another fresh source of friction between the West and Iran. On Monday, Iran said it arrested 17 of its own citizens who were spying for the US, reports Reuters . Iran said some would be executed, but it did not say how many. According to the state-run Fars news...
Her Spy Husband Was Executed
by Syria. 50 Years Later, a Gift
Jul 6, 2018 12:09 PM CDT
Her Spy Husband Was Executed by Syria. 50 Years Later, a Gift
Eli Cohen's wristwatch has been recovered by Israel's Mossad intelligence agency
- A "special Mossad operation" has turned up what Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls "a memento from a great fighter": the wristwatch worn by spy Eli Cohen, hanged in Damascus in 1965 after years of infiltrating Syria's upper political, military, and business echelons and spilling secrets to Israel,...
Paul Ryan Gives His Opinion
on Trump Pardoning Himself
Jun 6, 2018 11:55 AM CDT
Paul Ryan Gives His Opinion on Trump Pardoning Himself
'No one is above the law'
- House Speaker Paul Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says there's no evidence that the FBI planted a "spy" in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. The comments contradict the president, who has insisted the agency planted a "spy for political reasons and to help...
A New Development in Ex-Spy
Poisoning: 3 Dead Pets
Apr 6, 2018 10:27 AM CDT
A New Development in Ex-Spy Poisoning: 3 Dead Pets
Cat, 2 guinea pigs found on Sergei Skripal's property, though Skripal himself is improving
- First good news on Yulia Skripal ; now an optimistic outlook for her dad. Doctors at the UK hospital where Sergei Skripal has been convalescing since his March 4 poisoning report the 66-year-old ex-Russian spy is "responding well to treatment, improving rapidly, and is no longer in a critical condition,...
Poisoned Russian Daughter
Issues First Statement
Apr 5, 2018 10:00 AM CDT
Poisoned Russian Daughter Issues First Statement
'My strength is growing daily,' says Yulia Skripal
- Good news on the fate of Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned along with her father in Britain: The 33-year-old issued a statement saying her health is improving. "I woke up over a week ago now and am glad to say my strength is growing daily," she says in...
Mar 16, 2018 1:05 PM CDT
UK's Johnson Pins Poisoning on Putin Himself
- How likely is it that Vladimir Putin was behind the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in England? "Overwhelmingly likely" in the eyes of UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. He made his claim Friday just two days after Prime Minister Theresa May kicked 23 Russians out of the country in...
Are Dreaming of
Jan 29, 2018 7:45 AM CST
Trump Officials Are Dreaming of Nationalized 5G
Axios reports on a discussions happening among National Security Council officials
- It's nowhere near a sure thing, but the idea is percolating: Fearful of a spying China, members of the Trump administration's national security team say a mobile 5G network needs to be in the cards, and that maybe the government should be the one to build it. The...
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