Monthly Archives: September 2016

CIA-GW 2016 Intelligence Conference — Third Conference on The Ethos and Profession of Intelligence

“The Central Intelligence Agency and the George Washington University co-hosted CIA’s third public conference on national security — The Ethos and the Profession of Intelligence —  on the GW campus on Tuesday, September 20, 2016.” Looking over the Horizon The … Continue reading

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Dead Man’s Diary: Sarkozy’s 2007 Presidential Election Campaign Funded by Gaddafi

“A further 3 million euros was purportedly transferred by a son of Gaddafi before the final 2 million was sent by Abdullah Sanussi, the then head of Libyan intelligence service.” MEDIAPART French news website ‘Mediapart’ has uncovered hard evidence documenting the … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Code Warriors” – Stephen Budiansky

“The National Security Agency was born out of the legendary codebreaking programs of World War II that cracked the famed Enigma machine and other German and Japanese codes, thereby turning the tide of Allied victory. In the postwar years, as … Continue reading

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Blast From The Past: The NSA – CRYPTO AG Sting

“Further evidence suggesting that the Crypto AG machines were compromised was revealed after the assassination of former Iranian Prime Minister Shahpour Bakhtiar in 1991.” On 7 August 1991, one day before Bakhtiar’s body was discovered, the Iranian Intelligence Service transmitted … Continue reading

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CIA : A Few Good Women

“IN HONOR OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY” CIA Memorial wall The Memorial Wall is a memorial at the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia. It honors … Continue reading

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Former CIA John Kiriakou Explains The Jeffrey Sterling Case (VIDEO)

“Just like the CIA primary mission is to protect the Agency, the New York Time primary mission is to protect the Time. And so when this hit the fan — so to speak — Jeffrey was on his own.” Former CIA … Continue reading

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Who Is Who in World Intelligence and Security Agencies : MI6 Alex Younger

“Alex Younger has played a vital part alongside me in modernising SIS and ensuring that the Service is in the best possible shape to play our part in defending the country’s security and our values.” Sir John Sawers   Alexander … Continue reading

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World’s Greatest SPY Movies

“Espionage is everywhere: twisted tales of deception, secrecy and surveillance are never far from the headlines. So it’s no wonder that these real world spy stories find their way to the big screen.” The World’s Greatest Spy Movies will reveal … Continue reading

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Blast From The Past: Nixon & the CIA’s Daily Briefs

“Another item in the memo is a detailed report of a recent meeting of Indira Gandhi’s cabinet about the pros and cons of accepting a cease-fire once a government was installed in Bangladesh. The CIA provided the information based on … Continue reading

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Dr A. Q. Khan: The Bomb, the Swiss and the CIA

“If you put the [A. Q. Kahn] puzzle together, you get the whole picture.”  Swiss magistrate Andreas Müller A Swiss man whose computers were destroyed a decade ago during an investigation into the illicit sale of nuclear weapons material to Libya has … Continue reading

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