Category Archives: This Day in History

This Day in History — March 6 1988: Operation Flavius

“Operation Flavius — also referred to as the ‘Gibraltar killings’ — was a controversial military operation in which three members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) were shot dead by the British Special Air Service (SAS) in Gibraltar on 6 … Continue reading

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This Day in History: March 3

March 3, 1918:  The most controversial sections of the US Espionage Act — a set of amendments commonly called the Sedition Act of 1918 — are repealed. But the original  Act is left intact. Here are some ‘Intelligence-related’ events that occurred on … Continue reading

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This Day in History: March 2

“Some may argue that we would be more effective if we sanctioned torture or other expedient methods to obtain information from the enemy. They would be wrong. Beyond the basic fact that such actions are illegal, history shows that they … Continue reading

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This Day in History: March 1

March 1, 1973: The CIA Directorate of Plans — created on August 1 1952 — is renamed the Directorate of Operations (DO). Here are some ‘Intelligence-related’ events that occurred on a March 1. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today

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This Day in History: February 28

“There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.” Harry S Truman Here are some ‘Intelligence-related’ events that occurred on a February 28. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today

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This Day in History: February 27

“There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.” Harry S Truman Here are some ‘Intelligence-related’ events that occurred on a February 27. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today

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This Day in History: February 26

 “History is a set of lies agreed upon.”                               Napoleon Bonaparte Here are some ‘Intelligence-related’ events that occurred on a February 26. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today

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