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Reiss guilty of nuclear espionage?

Clotilde Reiss in courtThe plot thickens in the case of Clotilde Reiss, whom the Iranian ambassador to Paris believes is guilty of nuclear espionage. Ambassador Seyyed Mehdi Mirabutalebi was interviewed by a French daily newspaper...

N. Korea accuses U.S. and S. Korea ...

Lockheed Martins U-2 Spy PlaneThe state-run Korean Central News Agency recently issued a government statement saying that the U.S. and South Korea have conducted 180 spy flights over North Korea’s airspace in the month of July, Bloomberg reports. North Korea refers to this campaign as a massive mobilization of...

Iran: nuclear weapons in 6 months?!

Time is running outAs spy agencies all over the West hazard guesses as to when Iran will officially join the ranks of nuclear world powers, a report recently issued by Stern, a weekly Hamburg publication, has sped up Iran’s trajectory substantially. Stern gives Iran 6 months, upon the...

N. Korea says it will fire at any J...

North Korean missilesIn North Korea, officials have issued a no-jokes warning to the Japanese, whom they’ve accused of carrying on aerial espionage very close to one of North Korea’s missile launch sites. The threat is as follows: any Japanese planes to enter...

12 years in N. Korea prison for 2 U...

Laura Ling's Twitter/FB picArrested in March for ‘spying’ on and entering North Korea illegally, two female American journalists – after a 5-day trial – were sentenced to 12 years of hard labor for committing...

U.S. gov accidentally leaks secret ...

Sensitive, not classifiedAs per today’s NY Times, the U.S. government inadvertently web-published a confidential report on nuclear sites and programs, which included specific location of Uranium stocks. Whoops. Blunders like this are not unheard of – especially in the UK where...

Ex-NATO Rep Admits to Spying on Geo...

Russia Invades Georgia, August 2008Vakhtang Maysa, who used to be Georgia’s representative to NATO, was arrested by the Georgian Internal Ministry and has allegedly confessed to spying on...

U.S. Female Reporters Face Trial in...

Over a month ago, on March 17, two US journalists working for the San Francisco-based CurrentTV, which is owned by former VP Al Gore, were arrested by Korean patrolmen for having allegedly crossed the China/North Korea border illegally. They were in the area on an assignment pertaining to North Korean refugees.

North Korea did not share …

Real Spies: The Champagne Spy Docum...

We all love the thrill of James Bond, but if your fascination for the world of espionage extends beyond the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, you’ll want to check out the Israeli Academy Award winning documentary – The Champagne Spy. It was released in Israel in 2007, but it was just screened in Montreal for …

Iran: Questionable Espionage Charge...

Iran’s ranking high on the espionage radar at the moment. They’ve just officially accused seven leaders of the Baha’i religion, whom they’ve been detaining in Iran for the last eight months, of spying on behalf of Israel.

The word on the street is that there are no legitimate grounds for the charges. Indeed, even the word …