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Herman Simm: How

Herman Simm: How ‘human landmine’ planted by the Kremlin penetrated a secret Home Counties HQ

Herman Simm: How ‘human landmine’ planted by the Kremlin penetrated a secret Home Counties HQ Mingling with staff and fellow students beneath the Gothic vaulting of Chicksands Priory in Bedfordshire, the avuncular Herman Simm was his usual amiable self as he chatted and maybe even flirted a little with the ladies. There are few places […]

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The man sent from Russia, was not treated with love

During the Cold War, Canada was not spared the Red Scare that swept through the United States after World War II.  David Levy recounts one of the most fascinating Cold War espionage cases to hit the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa in his new book, [amazon_link id="1936274272" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]Stalin’s Man in Canada: Fred Rose […]

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Nazi was post-war spy for Germany in South America

The Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) or Federal Intelligence Service, is the foreign intelligence agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.  The predecessor of the BND was the German Abteilung Fremde Heere Ost  or the eastern military intelligence agency led by Wehrmacht Major General Reinhard Gehlen.  During World War II, its main purpose was to collect information on the […]

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US eyes Asia from secret Australian base - Pine Gap

US eyes Asia from secret Australian base

Deep in the silence of Australia’s Outback desert an imposing American spy post set up at the height of the Cold War is now turning its attention to Asia’s growing armies and arsenals. Officially designated United States territory and manned by agents from some of America’s most sensitive intelligence agencies, the Pine Gap satellite station […]

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