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a spy who works for two mutually antagonistic countries

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Macintyre writes, "Robertson's team of double agents could now begin feeding the Germans not just snippets of falsehood, but a gigantic, war-changing lie.
He was the first one of these double agents and so the system was based around him.
The second Welsh double agent was Gwilym Williams, a police inspector who retired from the force early after falling out with his boss.
All four dozen double agents were recruited in Cuba and other parts of the world and personally run by Castro.
LeGrand notes in her introduction of Double Agents a very important issue for teachers to understand when using the book "Your students will gain the most .
Now he was a British double agent and MI5's greatest asset in winning the espionage war against Germany.
Below are two stories about double agents operating in Canada.
December 14 Wall Street Journal op-ed, the grand jury in that case has been convened to enforce one law, the Intelligence Identities Protection Act of 1982, that was aimed at double agents who rat out operatives to the enemy, and it had been used in just one successful prosecution in 22 years.
The supposedly glamorous side of the Second World War ( the cocktail of adrenaline, exotic travel and easy sex which some enjoyed ( pervades this fascinating book about Dusan "Dusko" Popov, one of Britain's most effective double agents.
Wartime glamour - the cocktail of adrenaline, exotic travel and easy sex which some enjoyed during the Second World War --pervades this fascinating book about Dusan 'Dusko' Popov, one of Britain's most effective double agents.
From five vantage points--human agents on the ground, signal intelligence involving decryption of messages, electronic surveillance, misinformation and double agents, and airborne surveillance--Owen details all aspects of intelligence and information-gathering techniques employed during the past 100 years.
Hanssen is reported to have turned over volumes of highly secret intelligence information, including the names of Russian double agents secretly working for the U.
Discover the tension of being a double agent: Use actual tactics employed by today's real-life double agents to sabotage the terrorists' plans.
It focused on "turning" captured German agents by making them choose between the hangman's noose or becoming double agents feeding false information to the Nazis.