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Biden taps diplomat who helped lead secret talks with Iran as new CIA chief
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Biden taps diplomat who helped lead secret talks with Iran as new CIA chief

Jan 11th 2021, 3:53 PM 14,976 Views 5 Comments

William Burns would be the first career diplomat to lead the CIA.

Government warned about increased threat of foreign espionage in Ireland
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Government warned about increased threat of foreign espionage in Ireland

Dec 14th 2019, 10:34 AM 23,727 Views 34 Comments

An update to the White Paper on Defence 2015 was published this week.

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China
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'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China

Jan 15th 2019, 8:40 AM 14,041 Views 15 Comments

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug smuggling.

Coveney says Ireland will 'show solidarity with closest neighbour' over Russian diplomats expulsion
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Coveney says Ireland will 'show solidarity with closest neighbour' over Russian diplomats expulsion

Mar 26th 2018, 10:30 PM 41,468 Views 246 Comments

Britain has already expelled 23 Russian diplomats, accusing them of being undeclared intelligence agents.

Russian ex-spy and daughter were victims of attempted murder with nerve agent
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Russian ex-spy and daughter were victims of attempted murder with nerve agent

Mar 7th 2018, 5:58 PM 19,191 Views 70 Comments

A former Russian spy and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench in England.

Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies
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Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies

Jan 17th 2018, 8:33 AM 22,078 Views 20 Comments

The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel
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Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel

Apr 27th 2017, 5:28 PM 19,758 Views 37 Comments

All 78 crew members were rescued by Turkish coastguards.

The price of betrayal: Who did the British pay for info on Irish rebels and how much did they pay?
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The price of betrayal: Who did the British pay for info on Irish rebels and how much did they pay?

Mar 19th 2017, 12:52 PM 28,014 Views 28 Comments

A old manuscript currently on display has those answers.

'British spy' and IRA agent Stakeknife to be investigated over 24 murders
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'British spy' and IRA agent Stakeknife to be investigated over 24 murders

Oct 21st 2015, 11:18 PM 24,047 Views 65 Comments

Freddie Scappaticci has consistently denied being an informer.

Jailed for 14 years for sending a job application to a foreign company
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Jailed for 14 years for sending a job application to a foreign company

Sep 21st 2015, 8:15 PM 35,889 Views 26 Comments

This case was heard in court today.

The story of the most important Cold War spy most people have never heard of
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The story of the most important Cold War spy most people have never heard of

Aug 8th 2015, 7:00 PM 19,738 Views 7 Comments

Meet Adolf Tolkachev – and find out how he was betrayed by the CIA.

'It ranges from being fired to being executed': Former CIA chief on what happens if a spy gets caught
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'It ranges from being fired to being executed': Former CIA chief on what happens if a spy gets caught

May 24th 2015, 6:30 PM 51,543 Views 40 Comments

The Director of Counterintelligence talks 9/11, what makes a great spy and the mistakes made in Iraq.

MI5 spies dressed in disguise testify in British shopping centre bomb plot trial
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MI5 spies dressed in disguise testify in British shopping centre bomb plot trial

Feb 24th 2015, 6:42 PM 14,890 Views 18 Comments

One spy wore a John Lennon-style dark brown wig and thin-rimmed spectacles.

NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal... but it's not going to stop
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NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal... but it's not going to stop

Feb 6th 2015, 10:46 PM 7,097 Views 18 Comments

Here’s why.

"Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up." - MI6
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"Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up." - MI6

Nov 7th 2013, 7:13 PM 10,093 Views 45 Comments

British spy chiefs said today that intelligence leaks by Edward Snowden were being used by enemies to change the way they operate.

A 'total review' on US surveillance operations ordered
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A 'total review' on US surveillance operations ordered

Oct 29th 2013, 10:12 AM 4,802 Views 26 Comments

Senate intelligence committee chair Dianne Feinstein wants a sweeping review into spying on EU allies.

6 factors that decide the makings of the perfect Bond Girl
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6 factors that decide the makings of the perfect Bond Girl

Nov 24th 2012, 6:00 PM 20,152 Views 26 Comments

What makes the ultimate femme fatal?

VIDEO: Drone 'spies' on Mountjoy, and the Facebook and Google offices
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VIDEO: Drone 'spies' on Mountjoy, and the Facebook and Google offices

Jun 21st 2012, 5:12 PM 17,908 Views 67 Comments

Helicopter drones were launched around Dublin city to capture images of inaccessible places…

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 19th 2012, 11:00 AM 49 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

In pictures: top spy gadgets of the 60s and 70s
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In pictures: top spy gadgets of the 60s and 70s

Jan 8th 2012, 10:30 AM 8,577 Views 15 Comments

From ‘turd’ transmitters to the classic camera watch, here are some of the top Cold War gadgets from the KGB and CIA.

British intelligence inquiry to study Gaddafi links
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British intelligence inquiry to study Gaddafi links

Sep 5th 2011, 7:24 PM 132 Views 4 Comments

Documents found after rebels took Tripoli have shown cooperation between British and US intelligence operatives and Gaddafi’s regime.

East German spies' disguises made them look like... spies
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East German spies' disguises made them look like... spies

Aug 5th 2011, 2:10 PM 1,021 Views 8 Comments

Artist Simon Menner uncovered images of a typical Stazi ‘disguise’ during a hunt of its archives. Now they’re on display.

MI5 documents show Nazis plans to kill Allied troops with coffee, cigarettes and chocolate
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MI5 documents show Nazis plans to kill Allied troops with coffee, cigarettes and chocolate

Apr 4th 2011, 10:55 AM 1,094 Views 0 Comments

Nazi agents planned to assassinate Allied troops using poisoned foodstuffs and painkillers, as well as swastika emblazoned belt buckles that hid pistols.

Russia threatens to retaliate over passport row
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Russia threatens to retaliate over passport row

Feb 2nd 2011, 12:01 PM 1,137 Views 0 Comments

Russia’s deputy foreign minister has warned his country will retaliate after the expulsion of diplomat

US security system appears deeply flawed
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US security system appears deeply flawed

Jul 19th 2010, 9:16 PM 177 Views 0 Comments

Results of two-year investigation into US intelligence aren’t good.

12th person detained in Russian spy ring probe
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12th person detained in Russian spy ring probe

Jul 13th 2010, 3:45 PM 48 Views 0 Comments