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    The KGB

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    The KGB Throughout the years most country's governments have established some sort of secret police. No matter what the government called it, whether it is the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) or her Majesty's secret service (MI6), whatever name the government used, the international term of "secret police" could always be applied. Many agencies of secret police have had their success and failures, some more than others. The KGB, which in English means "the Committee of Public Safety

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    In “Spies: the Rise and fall of the KGB in America”, John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr, and Alexander Vassiliev base their information off of a collection of documents that belonged to the KGB. The archives provide the most complete report of Soviet espionage in America ever written. Along with a general look into espionage strategies and the motives of Americans who spied for Stalin, this book settles specific controversies. “Spies: the Rise and Fall of the KGB in America” reveals numerous American

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    KGB to Prime Minister to President

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    Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was one the KGB’s greatest spies. Not really, Vladimir Putin’s KGB career was, at best, mediocre to terrible, according to the KGB. After reading this essay you will know more about Vladimir Putin’s career within the KGB and his life after the KGB. Putin was born on October 27, 1952 in Leningrad ("Vladimir Putin | The Moscow Times."). When he was 23 years old he graduated Leningrad State University with a law degree ("Vladimir Putin | The Moscow Times."). Putin also has

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    Aldrich Ames Spy Profile Paper

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    Aldrich Ames was one of the most notorious spys in United States history, single handily crippling the United States spy network in the Soviet Union, and compromising hundreds of Intelligence Operations around the world. Ames’ impact on the national security of the United States was devastating and the ramifications of his actions can still be felt today in the Intelligence Community. This paper will provide details into the background and the events surrounding Ames’ espionage and subsequent arrest

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    The United States was subject to betrayal and deception at the hands of Robert Hanssen. Betrayal is commonly defined as one would say “throwing someone under the bus”. Deception would better be defined as the act of falsely misleading someone either by appearance or statement. Betrayal and deception are two concepts that in most scenarios go hand in hand. In the notorious case of Robert Hanssen it turned out to be just like that. He deceived the United States and betrayed the trust the country placed

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    1. Introduction The aim of this essay is to link the shady and misunderstood world of international espionage with the public world of politics as well as reveal the role of espionage in international relations and states. This essay will also delve into the problem of individual privacy in terms of internal espionage. 2. Defining key concepts Before tackling the task at hand a few key concepts need to be defined. This will illuminate the context in which these concepts are deliberated upon and

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    Russia

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    As I picked up Vodka, Tears, and Lenin’s Angel, by Jennifer Gould, I thought that I was about to read a novel that would be boring with nothing but facts and statistics. As I began to read it, the novel became much more interesting. Jennifer Gould, a journalist, decided to go to Russia. She was there to research Russia and its culture. I would have never believed some of the situations and conversations she had with so many people. The topics that made me change my mind about Russia in general were

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    that makes this movie one of the most memorable in cinema. Ramius’ decision to do what he feels is right instead of what he is told is right leads the other characters to each make their own moral decisions. These decisions, with the exception of the KGB agent’s decision to attempt to stop Ramius, contribute to Ramius’ success. Each of the Americans choose to follow their feelings rather than what they’ve been instructed to do, and as a result, Ramius succeeds, and each of their decisions is proven

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    Report of Investigation: Aldrich Ames

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    contacts and operations within the Soviet Union began to spoil at an alarmingly rate. The Soviet KGB, a national security agency, was eliminating these Soviet “Double Agents” seemingly instantaneously after meeting with CIA agents. Initial brought about the thought of KGB interception of field communication. Security measures were put in place where select few knew of these field operations yet the KGB still continued to pursue its current mission of eliminating CIA contacts. Ideas of a mole within

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    down along with him were people close to him such as his wife, Ethel Rosenberg, her family, and his friends while growing up. The groups that were helping him during his time of committing espionage were the The Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti (KGB) and the people spying on The Manhattan Project. Shortly after all this happened they were arrested, put on trial, and then executed. This time in history is very important because it was the time in history when they came out with the first big weapon

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