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Belgium — Chinese Spy Arrested; Extradited to the United States

“This indictment alleges that a Chinese intelligence officer sought to steal trade secrets and other sensitive information from an American company that leads the way in aerospace.” John Demers — Assistant US attorney general for national security “What the Russians … Continue reading

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Microwave Attacks — Havana, Beijing… And Where Else?

“There’s been some other locations [where] we’ve had similar situations. We’re still working on it. I think if it was an intelligence-based operation, it’ll be hard to attribute.” William Evanina  — Director of the US National Counter-Intelligence and Security Center … Continue reading

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CIA Debacle in China — The Search for “PATIENT ZERO”

You could tell the Chinese weren’t guessing. The Ministry of State Security [which handles both foreign intelligence and domestic security] were always pulling in the right people. When things started going bad, they went bad fast.” Anonymous former US Intelligence … Continue reading

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The CIA in China

“To give our compromise context, the U.S. communications infrastructure was under siege. Once we understood this compromise several of the mysteries we encountered in our operations came sharply into focus. Our operational interests were known. The damage did not stop … Continue reading

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The True Story of the CIA Debacle in China — UPDATE

“There have been only two kinds of CIA secret operations: the ones that are widely known to have failed—usually because of almost unbelievably crude errors—and the ones that are not yet widely known to have failed.” Edward Luttwak “To give … Continue reading

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The True Story of the CIA Debacle in China

“There have been only two kinds of CIA secret operations: the ones that are widely known to have failed—usually because of almost unbelievably crude errors—and the ones that are not yet widely known to have failed.” Edward Luttwak “To give … Continue reading

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The Rise of the CFC — An Atmospheric Spy Thriller [UPDATE: Shame on China]

“It appears that emissions of CFC-11 have increased in recent years, which is quite a surprise given the fact that production has been phased out — reportedly.  I think it’s the most surprising thing I’ve seen in my 27 years … Continue reading

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Sweden — Man Arrested For Spying On Tibetan Refugees [UPDATE II]

“The arrested man is suspected of having, at the request of another country, illegally gathered information about people in the Tibetan community in Sweden. The information has been passed on to intelligence officers working for a foreign power.” SAPO Press … Continue reading

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France — Chinese Moles Inside the DGSE?

“Two French agents in our service and probably one of the spouses of these agents are accused of serious acts likely to be considered acts of treason, on suspicions of delivering information to a foreign power. (…) The compromised information … Continue reading

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The Bizarre Story of ex-CIA Jerry Chun Shing Lee [UPDATE]

“Misunderstandings and neglect create more confusion in this world than trickery and malice. At any rate, the last two are certainly much less frequent.” Goethe — The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) “Some former officials who reviewed the evidence described … Continue reading

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