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an intelligence operation so planned as to permit plausible denial by the sponsor

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It did not take long before politicians in Washington screamed foul, for it is a felony under the Intelligence Identities Protection Act of 1982 (IIPA) to knowingly out a covert agent of the United States.
But a]s a general rule, the more dangerous the country, the less likely the NOCs, who don't benefit from diplomatic immunity, will be stationed or visit there" In other words, the truly covert agents are mostly not where they are most needed.
If journalists could be criminally punished for revealing the identity of covert agents, this would, in turn, raise serious questions regarding the conflict between criminal prosecution and journalistic privilege, as well as the potential constitutional consequences of criminally punishing reporters who exercise their First Amendment rights.
But Bustamante is not the only one of our covert agents to be detected.
Covert agents rely on a military standard for communications security--frequency-hopping radios.
It is already a crime to disclose classified information about nuclear weapons, codes, intelligence communications, and the names of covert agents.
A clear signal that government's covert agents working for political bosses were involved.
NASDAQ: EA) and Insomniac Games announced Fuse[TM], a 4-person co-op action shooter that thrusts players into the roles of four elite, covert agents with their own unique skills and experimental weapons.
national security, resulted in the killing of members of Seal Team Six by terrorists and the arrest and imprisonment of American covert agents by Pakistan, such as the doctor who aided the CIA with regard to the bin Laden assassination.
The organization would be headed by Derek Harvey, a retired colonel in the Defence Intelligence Agency, and would focus on training military officers and covert agents and analysts.
COWBOY ANGELS - covert agents of an America which discovered parallel world technology in 1963, adept at infiltrating other versions of history where their country fell to fascism, communism or nuclear destruction and changing the regimes.
Cowboy angels: Covert agents of an America which discovered parallel world technology in 1963, adept at infiltrating other versions of history where their country fell to fascism, communism or nuclear destruction and changing the regimes.
On the other, you have covert agents trying to prevent anyone being secretive on the net.
Other products in the CyberAgent family include the CyberAgent Manager, a management package for deploying agents; the CyberAgent Listener, client software that listens for, authenticates and runs agents; CyberAgent Security Packs, enhanced security software which protects against unauthorized or covert agents while maintaining privacy, preserving integrity and confidentiality.
For almost 20 years, Hizbullah has provided the shock troops and covert agents for Iran's revolution, reports Middle East Regional Editor Christopher Dickey in the February 18 issue of Newsweek (on newsstands Monday, February 11).