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Why Prince William Studies at MI6

Why Prince William Studies at MI6

The royal heir known as the Duke of Cambridge has been spending time at MI6, the British intelligence service. This has mutual benefits. Prince William comes off as a more substantive character than merely as Kate Middleton’s soul mate, which is how he is often depicted.  The Secret Intelligence Service, under investigation for torture, also...

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Christopher Steele, Student Radical

Christopher Steele, Student Radical

Diana West, hard-right scribe for the anti-communist Epoch Times, unearths some details about Christopher Steele, author of the famous Steele Dossier, which alleged Russian government agents had targeted candidate Donald Trump to get influence over him. There’s a whole debate about whether the Steele Dossier has been partially confirmed (Lawfare blog) or whether some of...

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MI6 Spy Chief to Stay Through Brexit

MI6 Spy Chief to Stay Through Brexit

It is a measure of how the Brexit had destabilized Great Britain that the government feels it necessary to keep its top spy, MI6 chief Alex Younger, in his position longer than usual, just to deal with the consequences. Younger, 55, is due to retire in November after five years in the role. But officials...

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MI6 on YouTube: James Bond Need Not Apply

MI6 on YouTube: James Bond Need Not Apply

This ad (or advert as they say in the U.K.) attempts to put a human face on British intelligence. It starts ominously, a man of color and threatening music. It trolls the James Bond vision of intelligence work (“It’s not about finding the button on your ejector seat”), in favor of kinder gentler stuff. “It’s...