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# spies - Monday 11 January, 2021

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

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.

# spies - Saturday 14 December, 2019

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

Government warned about increased threat of foreign espionage in Ireland

Dec 14th 2019, 10:34 AM 23,734 Views 34 Comments

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

# spies - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

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

'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.

# spies - Monday 26 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 26th 2018, 10:30 PM 41,469 Views 246 Comments

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

# spies - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 7th 2018, 5:58 PM 19,192 Views 70 Comments

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

# spies - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 17th 2018, 8:33 AM 22,080 Views 20 Comments

The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.

# spies - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel
# Sensitive Information
# Sensitive Information

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with livestock vessel

Apr 27th 2017, 5:28 PM 19,758 Views 34 Comments

All 78 crew members were rescued by Turkish coastguards.

# spies - Sunday 19 March, 2017

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

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 28,021 Views 28 Comments

A old manuscript currently on display has those answers.

# spies - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 21st 2015, 11:18 PM 24,052 Views 65 Comments

Freddie Scappaticci has consistently denied being an informer.

# spies - Monday 21 September, 2015

Jailed for 14 years for sending a job application to a foreign company
# Secrets And Spies
# Secrets And Spies

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.

# spies - Saturday 8 August, 2015

The story of the most important Cold War spy most people have never heard of
# Billion Dollar Spy
# Billion Dollar Spy

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

Aug 8th 2015, 7:00 PM 19,761 Views 8 Comments

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

# spies - Sunday 24 May, 2015

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

'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 51,980 Views 39 Comments

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

# spies - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

MI5 spies dressed in disguise testify in British shopping centre bomb plot trial
# 007
# 007

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

Feb 24th 2015, 6:42 PM 14,900 Views 18 Comments

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

# spies - Friday 6 February, 2015

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

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.

# spies - Thursday 7 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 7th 2013, 7:13 PM 10,094 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.

# spies - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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

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.

# spies - Saturday 24 November, 2012

6 factors that decide the makings of the perfect Bond Girl
# Bond Girl
From The Daily Edge
# Bond Girl

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?

# spies - Thursday 21 June, 2012

VIDEO: Drone 'spies' on Mountjoy, and the Facebook and Google offices
# Hack The City
From The Daily Edge
# Hack The City

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

Jun 21st 2012, 5:12 PM 17,914 Views 67 Comments

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

# spies - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

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.

# spies - Sunday 8 January, 2012

In pictures: top spy gadgets of the 60s and 70s
# Spying
From The Daily Edge
# Spying

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

Jan 8th 2012, 10:30 AM 8,630 Views 14 Comments

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

# spies - Monday 5 September, 2011

British intelligence inquiry to study Gaddafi links
# Libya
# Libya

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.

# spies - Friday 5 August, 2011

East German spies' disguises made them look like... spies
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

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.

# spies - Monday 4 April, 2011

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

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.

# spies - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Russia threatens to retaliate over passport row
# Passports
# Passports

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

# spies - Monday 19 July, 2010

US security system appears deeply flawed
# US Intelligence
# US Intelligence

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.

# spies - Tuesday 13 July, 2010

12th person detained in Russian spy ring probe
# US Russia
# US Russia

12th person detained in Russian spy ring probe

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