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a spy who works for two mutually antagonistic countries

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There were recent demands for a probe after Egyptian papers contained reports from Israeli media about Marwan's possible role as a double agent involving the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
The double agent was awarded the German Iron Cross for his apparent efforts and was parachuted back into Britain in 1944.
Owens was the first of the British double agents and one of many Welsh nationalists to work in the intelligence service during the war.
Agrell said in an article in Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter the archives show Bohm was a Soviet double agent codenamed Orestes, who may have told the Soviets of Wallenberg's activities.
But Campbell, a former defence correspondent for The Daily Telegraph knows how to tell a story and makes the most of his central revelation that the mastermind of the Jubilee plot, General Frederic Millen, was a double agent planted by the British secret service.
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It's difficult to keep one double agent in play, and he managed them all .
Double Agent uses more minigame-type sequences than Chaos Theory, which adds some dramatic moments to the single-player mode.
Meanwhile, Nina (Sarah Clarke) is in prison but will become crucial to the investigation at some point (Cochran even suggested that perhaps she's a double agent who killed Teri as collateral damage for the good of our country, which is either an interesting twist or a sneaky attempt at utter misdirection).
Unbeknown to them, Gwillym Williams was a double agent feeding German intelligence officers with dis-information from Whitehall.
Detectives have insisted they are keeping an open mind on the shooting ten weeks ago of a former RUC double agent who infiltrated the IRA.
Following the Tom Clancy Splinter Cell franchise tradition of innovation, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent will completely revolutionize and reinvent the spy action genre by introducing an unprecedented double agent concept and an entirely new breed of game play that adds an exciting new dimension to the gaming experience.
Double agent Brian Nelson allegedly helped terrorists find the Catholic, 39 - targeted for representing IRA men.
However, the book by well-known espionage writer Nigel West and Welsh author Madoc Roberts has asserted that after his activities became known to MI5, he agreed to become the agency's first double agent.
DEREK had the housemates guessing when he disappeared during the Big Brother Ambassador's Ball They wondered if he had left the house but instead he was being held in the 'interrogation room' after the spy task where they wrongly guessed he was the double agent.