Monthly Archives: May 2010

Spy Capers Galore

For a quick-read synopsis of some of the more famous espionage episodes during the last 60 years, Newsweek has put together a nice little package. Some of these are truly classics. Others I wasn’t aware of. TP-Ajax is one I’ve … Continue reading

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Try not to lie, try it

Universally regarded as wrong, just plain wrong, lying is in fact one of the strands in the fabric of our lives. Every day. Study after study proves it. Lying expert, yes lying expert, Bella DePaulo,Ph.D., has conducted a number of … Continue reading

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Deep cover damage after Estonia joined NATO

Thanks to Range for tip on this story. Der Spiegel reported Herman Simm was a longtime spy for the Soviet Union and later Russia. His work would have remained Eastern Bloc local if not for Estonia joining Nato in 2004. … Continue reading

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This is how wars will be fought from now on

The New York Times reported about the Joint Unconventional Warfare Task Force Execute Order signed in September 2009. This directive authorizes clandestine and covert military action in countries around the world, not just Iraq and Afghanistan. This type of action, while … Continue reading

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