issue Fifty Four

 

      

 

  • Published 25 April 2008

     

 

Contents:

 

Main News Features and Reports

Server in the Sky - FBI to launch world's biggest counter-terrorist computer programme

Cyber Wars - frightening new cyber arms race involving weapons anyone can own and use

Chill From Moscow - President Putin warns he has a new weapon to match or surpass US technology

21/7 Supporting Cast Jailed

Diana Inquest - conspiracy theories collapse

 

Espionage

FSB-KGB Mirror - how President Putin reinvented the KGB

Red Encounters - more US secrets go East as Chinese spies arrested

Comrade J - Russian Intelligence

Awakening Atom Bomb Spies - groups seeking the re-opening of the Ethel and Julius Rosenberg files


Articles

Tapping Terrorists - phone-tap evidence to be used in court.. but are the security services happy?

Spy Shop - Canadian Intelligence secret revealed

CIA Closes its Black Stations

9/11 Conspirators Face Execution

Luck Seven for Dirty Bomber - Jose Padilla receives lenient sentence

Listening-in - British counterterrorist officers record politician's conversation with suspected terrorist - in prison

Iran NIE Flawed - US intelligence acknowledge National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's nuclear pursuits not entirely accurate

No Safe House - CIA controlled Predator kills al-Qaida 'number three', but how did they find him?

Copycat - a British terror gang planned to copy the kidnapping and beheading of a British soldier - all on film

 

Special Features
Cheyenne Mountain - 50 years of NORAD

Operation Green Cloud - counter terrorism officers create front company to test how easy it is to purchase al-Qaida's favourite 'add-on'

Hitler's Lost U-Boat Fleet Found

Falling Down - former MI6 officer Richard Tomlinson gives evidence at the Diana inquest -and admits he was wrong about the plot

Interviewing Saddam - FBI agent who remained at Saddam's side while in prison relates plethora or surprising facts about the fallen dictator

Strange But True: Elementary - what's the connection between the creator of Sherlock Holmes, a prime minister, president and the US Secret Service? Answer: Baker Street

 

Intelligence Briefs

Real IRA Active Again

War Games - al-Qaida recruiting children in Iraq

The Casing Tapes - MI5 and FBI find evidence of reconnaissance

Most Wanted - Hezbollah commander killed in car bomb

The Chauffeur and the MI5 Spy - agent goes undercover after spy admission

New Counter-Terrorism Chief Named

Danish Intel Foil Murder Plot - newspaper cartoonist - assassination bid


Book Reviews

Comrade J: The Untold Secrets of Russia's Master Spy in America After the End of the Cold War, CIA's Black Ops: Covert Action and Foreign Policy, From the Cold War to the War on Terror, Hogs in the Shadows: Combat Stories from Marine Snipers in Iraq, Hostile Intent: US Covert Operations in Chile 1964-1974, In My Blood: A Man in Trouble Lured to the Middle East and Africa by Cash and Soldering, Hitler's Bandit Hunters: The SS and Nazi Occupation of Europe, The Strange Death of David Kelly, The Secret History of the PWE, Ruse: Undercover with FBI Counterintelligence, The New Bodyguard, The Bodyguards Bible, All Roads Lead to Baghdad: Army Operations in Iraq, Terror at Beslan: A Russian Tragedy With Lessons


 

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