The Assassin Who Came in from the Cold

The Assassin Who Came in from the Cold

The Assassin Who Came  in from the cold Introduction Nikolai Evgenievich Khokhlov was a Soviet war hero and capable MVD agent when he was selected for a dangerous mission outside of the USSR: find and kill a Russian dissident in Frankfurt, West Germany named Gregory...
Ten Unique Weapons from the World of Spycraft

Ten Unique Weapons from the World of Spycraft

Ten Unique Weapons   FROM THE WORLD OF SPYCRAFT Although it could be said that a spy or case agent has failed in their mission if they have to resort to violence, intelligence agencies worldwide have prepared their people for any eventuality.  Some incredibly...
Ten of the Most Realistic Spy Films of All Time

Ten of the Most Realistic Spy Films of All Time

Ten of the Most Realistic:   SPY FILMS OF ALL TIME Spy films are a Hollywood mainstay, and consistently draw the attention of moviegoers the world over. Most spy films are heavy on the fantasy and action, and light on real spycraft. Most notably are the 007...
Russian Stagecraft: The Ryan Fogle Debacle

Russian Stagecraft: The Ryan Fogle Debacle

Russian  Stagecraft:   The Ryan Fogle Debacle In May 2013, the Central Intelligence Agency suffered one of its most embarrassing fiascoes in recent memory. Not embarrassing in the sense that illegal or immoral activities were brought to light before a...
Radioactive Tea: The Murder of Alexander Litvinenko

Radioactive Tea: The Murder of Alexander Litvinenko

Radioactive Tea:   THE MURDER OF ALEXANDER LITVINENKO  The New Russia Despite the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union, the current Russian government still uses insidious methods to threaten, silence, disfigure, and kill its opposition...