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The Cambridge Five: How an Epic Spy Ring Penetrated British Power

The Cambridge Five: How an Epic Spy Ring Penetrated British Power

From HistoryExtra, the story of how the Soviet KGB penetrated the upper ranks of British government during and after World War II. The CIA, in the person of James Angleton, was fooled as well. [If you want to know more, see biography of Angleton, THE GHOST: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton.]...

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‘Hatchet Job on Their Own Intelligence Services”

‘Hatchet Job on Their Own Intelligence Services”

The Ukrainians weren’t the only ones pressured to help President Trump’s 2020 campaign. Attorney General Bill Barr also put the squeeze the British. From U.K.’s liberal The Independent One British official with knowledge of Barr’s wish list presented to London commented that “it is like nothing we have come across before, they are basically asking,...

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Under Pressure, Britain to Decide on Huawei 5G

Under Pressure, Britain to Decide on Huawei 5G

The United States, Australia, and New Zealand, have barred their country’s companies from using the Chinese telecom Huawei to provide the technology for their 5G networks. Britain, whose telecomm industry is heavily invested in Huawei, has resisted, saying the security problems posed by Huawei technology are manageable. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has put U.S....

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Keira Knightley Plays a British Whistleblower in ‘Dirty Tricks’ 

Keira Knightley Plays a British Whistleblower in ‘Dirty Tricks’ 

The catastrophically misguided U.S. invasion of Iraq still reverberates in our lives today. The destruction of Saddam Hussein’s government created space for the global jihadist movement to flourish. It also created democratic space for Iraq’s Shiite majority and their Iranian supporters. Trump’s confrontation with Iran today can be seen as a rearguard action to take...