Let's just assume for a moment that you are a real life secret agent. The kind that does not enjoy diplomatic immunity. The kind that, if caught, will meet a dismal end after suffering through days, weeks, sometimes years of torture at the hands of cruel, dedicated, determined and soulless men, unworthy ofRead More
the KGB was indeed the direct descendant of the Cheka. The latter, an infamous Russian secret police that meted terror, torture and death upon its own citizens, dates back to the Russian civil war.
In Russia's 1917, you could choose your terror : Red Terror, White Terror... terrors abounded. Here's how it happened.Read More
Up until 2010, the information coming from Chinese spies was the best it had ever been. But then American informants began to disappear, destroying a spy network that took years to build. From 2010 to 2012,18 to 20 CIA informants were killed or imprisoned by the Chinese.Read More