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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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The Oldest Spy Service: MI6 For Beginners

The Oldest Spy Service: MI6 For Beginners

(From Top World  Intelligence Agencies) MI6 in the news: ‘Hatchet Job on Their Own Intelligence Services‘ (Nov. 2, 2019) British Intelligence Doesn’t Like Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn (Oct. 9, 2019) Why Prince William Studies at MI6 (April 15, 20190 MI6 Spy Chief to Stay Through Brexit (02/13/2019) The British intelligence Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known...

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British Intelligence Doesn’t  Like Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

British Intelligence Doesn’t Like Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

This report comes from the Daily Mail Online, the hugely popular, and factually challenged, British tabloid. The allegation that Corbyn would betray his country to its enemies is speculative at best, a smear at worst. But the story does accurately reflect the apprehension that the British intelligence services feel about Corbyn’s possible ascension to power...

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Twitter Executive Is Also a British Army ‘Psy-Ops’ Soldier

Twitter Executive Is Also a British Army ‘Psy-Ops’ Soldier

Here’s a telling story about the common culture of secret intelligence services and high-tech platforms. A Twitter executive responsible for social media giant’s international operations is a reservist in a British military brigade engaged in “psy-ops,” otherwise known as “information warfare.” Gordon MacMillan, who joined the social media company’s UK office six years ago, has...

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British Intelligence Rejects Trump’s ‘Ridiculous’ Spying Charge

British Intelligence Rejects Trump’s ‘Ridiculous’ Spying Charge

British intelligence has rejected claims that it was asked by the administration of former President Barack Obama to spy on then-President Elect Donald Trump after the 2016 presidential election. The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), the equivalent of America’s National Security Agency, says it never happened. It is true that the GCHQ, which works closely with the...