Espionage

  When I was the Creative Director on the US Air Force account, we put ads in video games to communicate to prospects. It occurred to me then that people could communicate with each other sereptitiously inside of a game module. Whadya know? The Snowden leaks to the Guardian have revealed that the NSA was […]

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Photos From The Czech Secret Police

by Daniel Russ on June 22, 2012

    So Read this comment: “They were spying full-time on average citizens, hoping to catch them in a situation that could lead to a swift arrest and a lengthy incarceration in some dank, hidden cell. With their cameras secreted in a suitcase or under a coat, the agents had no idea what was being […]

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Professional Baseball Player. The Incredible Story of Moe Berg.

March 29, 2012

  He was probably the best educated professional baseball player in history, with degrees from Princeton and Columbia University, which at the time was quite an accomplishment given that he was a poor Jewish kid from the inner city at a time when antisemitism kept Jews out of prime schools in America. His expertise lay […]

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The Secret Sharer, By Jane Mayer, A Chilling Tale Of Government Overreach From The New Yorker

May 17, 2011

On June 13th, a fifty-four-year-old former government employee named Thomas Drake is scheduled to appear in a courtroom in Baltimore, where he will face some of the gravest charges that can be brought against an American citizen. A former senior executive at the National Security Agency, the government’s electronic-espionage service, he is accused, in essence, […]

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Coded Civil War Message From Vicksburg Just Decoded.

January 22, 2011

A message in a bottle delivered to a Confederate general during the American Civil War has been deciphered, 147 years after it was written. In the encrypted message, a commander tells Gen John Pemberton that no reinforcements are available to help him defend Vicksburg, Mississippi. “You can expect no help from this side of the […]

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Meet The Spies.

July 6, 2010

Mrs Chapman told her British ex-husband that her father, Vasily Kushchenko, was a “high ranking” officer in the Russian security forces, The Daily Telegraph can disclose. On Wednesday an MI5 officer interviewed Alex Chapman at his home in Bournemouth, Dorset, as part of the Security Service’s investigation into the background of Mrs Chapman, 28, who […]

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Francis Gary Powers Was Born 80 Years Ago Today

August 17, 2009

  An F-84 Thunderjet pilot in the Korean War, Powers was tapped by the CIA to fly reconnaissance missions in a high altitude spyplane. The U-2 is still flying today although it is going to be replaced with the Global Hawk. It can reach 70,000 feet and during the late 1950s, the Golden Dragon could […]

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MI6 Spy Chief Exposed on Facebook

July 30, 2009
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Pictures from the social networking Web site published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper show John Sawers posing with his children, wearing a Santa hat and playing Frisbee on a beach.

The paper said the information was posted by Sawers’ wife on her Facebook page. It included vacation photos, details about the couple’s three children and the location of their London home.

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