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  German Espionage and Sabotage Against the U.S. in World War II
This was accomplished by Gen. Friedrich Wolf, the Military Attache, and Johannes Siegfried Becker, an S.D. officer sent clandestinely to Argentina from Germany in January 1943.
This was under the leadership of Heinz Lange, a veteran of German espionage in Brazil and Paraguay, assisted by Eugenio Ellinger, whom Becker sent to Chile in April 1943.
Throughout the war the Germans sought military, political and economic information of any and all types, and the broad assignments given agents may well be one reason for the failure to obtain specific data of high quality.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq114-1.htm   (5121 words)

  espionage. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Espionage is a part of intelligence activity, which is also concerned with analysis of diplomatic reports, newspapers, periodicals, technical publications, commercial statistics, and radio and television broadcasts.
Espionage is a very important part of guerrilla warfare and counterinsurgency.
Joseph Fouché is credited with developing the first modern political espionage system, and Frederick II of Prussia is regarded as the founder of modern military espionage.
www.bartleby.com /65/es/espionag.html   (0 words)

 eyespymag.com: the magazine that lifts the lid on the world of intelligence, espionage, terrorism, and much more
Guerrero was sentenced to life in prison for conspiracy to commit espionage and for acting as an unregistered agent of a foreign government on 27 December 2001.
Their motivation for espionage is not known; however, Graf is quoted as claiming that he did it to pay off debts amounting to $1,000.
Although Lalas originally claimed that he had been recruited by a Greek military official in 1991 and feared for the welfare of relatives living in Greece were he not to cooperate, authorities later stated that he began spying for the Greek government in 1977 when he was with the US Army.
www.eyespymag.com /spylistmain1.htm   (0 words)

 Military intelligence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
U.S.), is a military discipline that focuses on the gathering, analysis, protection, and dissemination of information about the enemy, terrain, and weather in an area of operations or area of interest.
Intelligence officers and enlisted soldiers assigned to military intelligence may be selected for their analytical abilities or scores on intelligence tests.
Larger military units such as a division or separate brigade have military intelligence Warrant Officers assigned as technical experts in the various intelligence disciplines.
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 WorldNetDaily: Chinese espionage for real
The Chinese MID -- the Military Intelligence Department of the People's Liberation Army General Staff is also known in the spy community as simply the "Second Department." According to a December 1999 joint CIA/FBI report titled "Chinese Espionage Activities Against the United States", the Second Department is quite successful.
"Military intelligence collection against the United States is primarily conducted by military attaches assigned to the Defense Attaché's Office in the Chinese Embassy in Washington and the Military Staff Committee at the United Nations in New York City," states the 1999 report written by the CIA and FBI.
The dual-use of civilian activities to cover economic and military espionage can be directly attributed to the rise of the Chinese army as a global force.
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 Could the Anthrax Mailings Be Military-Industrial Espionage?
This operation was ongoing around the same time U.S. military anthrax specialist William Patrick's report on the ramifications of mailed anthrax powder, commissioned by an unidentified "contractor"-apparently Battelle-was being completed.(8) In other words, that was why Patrick was privy to this classified intelligence.
Again, according to FBI and military officials interviewed by the BBC and The Guardian's Greg Palast (33), Bush administration officials and the CIA had blocked FBI investigations involving terror group financiers with ties to the Bush and bin Laden families, and by extension the vaccine makers with whom they held mutual investments.
In conclusion, this report characterizes the unique U.S. military weapons grade of anthrax developed from the Ames, Iowa strain that was used in the mailings and the organization most capable of making and distributing it.
www.tetrahedron.org /articles/anthrax/anthrax_espionage.html   (8479 words)

 Espionage Against S&T Targets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Espionage is by definition illegal, but much intelligence collection today is done by legal or quasi-legal means.
Traditional espionage, such as the use of spies and hidden microphones, is only one part of a larger, coordinated intelligence collection program involving multiple elements of the foreign government.
The term economic espionage implies economic targets and economic consequences, but the distinction between economic and military espionage has been blurred by rapid advances in science and technology.
www.dss.mil /training/csg/security/T1threat/Espionage.htm   (0 words)

 Ariel J. Weinmann Espionage Case
Military officials believe he destroyed the hard drive "by smashing it with a mallet" in Vienna in March 2006.
It reported that Weinmann is being held at a military base in Virginia on suspicion of espionage and desertion.
Espionage, spies and spying activities are in the news everyday.
cicentre.com /Documents/DOC_Weinmann_Ariel_Case.htm   (0 words)

 U.S. Military Investigates Espionage and Syrian Link
An Article 32 hearing is the military's equivalent of a preliminary hearing and grand jury process in the civilian justice system.
Meanwhile, a military magistrate ruled Sept. 15 that the military has sufficient reason to hold Army Capt. Yousef Yee while it continues its investigation into his case.
Yee, a 1990 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, served as an artillery officer with a Patriot missile battery in Southwest Asia during the Gulf War.
nyjtimes.com /cover/09-29-03/Espinage-SyrianLink.htm   (0 words)

The term `espionage' evokes images of the cloak-and-dagger side of the United States-Soviet confrontation in the cold war.
While the cost of politico-military espionage was reduced military security, and damage from economic espionage comes in the form of billions of dollars annually in lost international contracts, pirated products and stolen corporate proprietary information.
In today's world in which a country's power and stature are often measured by its economic/industrial capability, foreign government ministries--such as those dealing with finance and trade--and major industrial sectors are increasingly looked upon to play a more prominent role in their respective country's (economic) collection efforts.
www.fas.org /irp/congress/1996_cr/s960125b.htm   (0 words)

 WorldTribune.com: FBI investigating Israelis for military-industrial espionage
TEL AVIV — The FBI is investigating Israelis in New York suspected of conducting inustrial espionage, according to officals with Israel's defense ministry.
The regulations were issued in response to complaints from the U.S. government that Israeli officials were engaged in industrial espionage.
The complaints cited the behavior by Israeli representatives during recent U.S. military tours and defense exhibitions.
www.worldtribune.com /worldtribune/WTARC/2004/ss_israel_12_13.html   (0 words)

 Military Intelligence Espionage Osama Ben Laden Terrorism Afganistan Pakistan World Trade Center
Indonesian and foreign military and government officials were concerned that such operations could include targeting foreign, particularly US, interests in Indonesia or using it as a launching pad for activities elsewhere, said The Australian yesterday.
At least some analysts said the development of this so-called "foreign legion" may be the source of reports, issued on 30 August 2001 by the Russian Foreign Ministry, that Bin Laden was named the "commander-in-chief" of the armed forces of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban regime.
Tenet said that the most dramatic example of this is the 12 October attack on the USS Cole, which killed 17 sailors.
www.avhub.net /OsamBinLadenTerrorism.htm   (0 words)

 SpyRetreat 2005 Conference | ESPIONAGE: THE UNKNOWN WARS, November 2005, The Homestead Resort, Virginia
The conference will focus on the unknown “intelligence wars” that have taken place in secret yet have impacted the security and destiny of nations, like Canada which was often the first line of defense against KGB penetration of western intelligence.
Even for those who have examined this espionage in the past will be surprised by the unknown wars behind this case.
This is how the real unknown wars of espionage are conducted as told by those that lived in the midst of the battle.
www.spytrek.com /spyretreat/pr1.html   (0 words)

 Parallel History Project on NATO and the Warsaw Pact   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
At the same time, the Stasi espionage could document NATO's high respect for the Warsaw Pact's capabilities, regardless of the Western awareness of the substantial problems of individual Warsaw Pact armies and the deficiencies of their equipment.
Such perceptions of military threats did not subside in the Soviet Union before the mid-1980s, leading to a fundamental change of Warsaw Pact military doctrine in 1987.
Because of the inaccessibility of Soviet military records, it is impossible to estimate to what extent the change may have been influenced by the intelligence on NATO received from the GDR agents during those years.
www.isn.ethz.ch /php/documents/collection_17/texts/schaefer.htm   (0 words)

Textbook from the Department of History of the United States Military Acadamy.
Remarkable account of Nazi espionage in foreign countries prior to WW II.
Articles: Military Technical Revolution, U.S. Navy and U,N, Peace-Keeping, NATO, Japan and Germany 1941-1943, Strategies for Murky World, Revolt against the Washington Treaty: Imperial Japanese Navy 1921-1927, U.S. and Anzus.
www.secondhandprose.com /military.htm   (0 words)

 Military's "espionage" case against Guantanamo chaplain collapses
The US military’s attempt to charge Captain James Yee, a Muslim army chaplain stationed at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, with espionage in connection with the illegally held detainees housed there has collapsed ignominiously.
After the hearing delay, Major Sikes said: “This is the most incredible military justice proceeding that this military defense counsel has ever been involved in.” Sikes’s statements mark the first time a uniformed officer has publicly denounced the government’s tactics in the case.
She went on to say that one of the “classified documents” found in Yee’s possession was in actuality a graduate school term paper on Syria.
www.wsws.org /articles/2003/dec2003/yeee-d17.shtml   (0 words)

 The Psychic Battlefield: A History of the Military-Occult Complex, by W. Adam Mandelbaum
A former intelligence professional sheds new light on the obscure intersection of the military and the paranormal-the Military-Occult Complex-and reveals the incredible story of psychic abilities turned into a weapon of war by the world's soldiers and spies.
In the annals of military and espionage history there have been many strange tales to be told, but none can match the saga of psychic espionage-the history of the Military-Occult Complex.
The Psychic Battlefield spans the five thousand-year history of ESPionage, from the attempted overthrow of the Pharaoh Rameses by magic to the CIA use of military-trained psychics during the Cold War.
remoteviewinglight.com /html/mandelbaum-psychic-battlefield.html   (0 words)

 Chi Mak, Tai Wang Mak Espionage/Spy Case
A federal judge agreed Monday to postpone the trial of two brothers who are accused of attempting to forward U.S. military secrets to China after noting the huge amount of evidence that must still be shared with defense attorneys.
Two brothers indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of failing to register as agents of the Chinese government were ordered to remain in custody Monday after judges in Santa Ana ruled that the men might flee the country if released on bond.
As a former military intelligence officer who has tracked the activities of the People's Liberation Army and Chinese intelligence services for 35 years, I know of no more pervasive and active intelligence threat to America's national security than that posed by the People's Republic of China.
www.cicentre.com /Documents/DOC_Chi_Mak.html   (0 words)

 Could The Anthrax Mailings Be Military-Industrial Espionage?
BMI, according to its website (http://www.battelle.org/nationsecurity/), is a virtual one-stop-shopping-center for U.S. and foreign militaries, the Department of Energy, the national security industries and the agencies, organizations, and institutions evaluating every major aspect of modern methods of population and environmental control and warfare.
Again, according to FBI and military officials interviewed by the BBC and The Guardian's Greg Palast (27), Bush administration officials and the CIA had blocked FBI investigations involving terror group financiers with ties to the Bush family and by extension certain vaccine makers.
Although several contractors are implicated in what might best be called "military-industrial espionage," the accompanying flow chart depicts the primary suspects are linked to the highest levels of government and to the Central Intelligence Agency both of which operate with little to no effective oversight or judicial regulation.
www.rense.com /general17/csl.htm   (5303 words)

 Sources and Methods of Foreign Nationals Engaged in Economic and Military Espionage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The General Equipment Department of the PLA operated a proprietary company, Polytechnologies, or Baoli, that had offices here in the U.S. In addition, the General Logistics Department operated a proprietary called Xinshidai, or New Era, that had offices in our nation and continues to be responsible for a network of PLA manufacturing plants in China.
These technically are independent legal entities under Chinese law, but the Central Military Commission of the Chinese Communist Party established them to serve the interests of the PLA and the military-industrial complex.
The security objectives of this program are to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and missile delivery systems; to restrain the development of destabilizing conventional military capabilities in certain regions; to prevent the transfer of arms and sensitive dual-use items to terrorists; and to maintain United States advantages in militarily critical technologies.
www.heritage.org /Research/AsiaandthePacific/hl907.cfm   (0 words)

 Espionage and Military Intelligence Books
Espionage and Military Intelligence books pertaining to the 20th Century history; World War I, World War II through the Cold War years to present.
If you are in search of Espionage and Military Intelligence books not listed here we offer a free want list and email notification service to let you know whenever an "up-dated Military book list" has been posted.
Zu Putlitz, Wolfgang THE PUTLITZ DOSSIER Wingate 1957 A startling and fantastic revelation of diplomatic espionage in WWII.
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 BOOKHOME: BOOKS FOR SALE: Military War Espionage Spying Secondhand Out-of-Print and Remaindered Books: Bookhome ...
These academic papers examine the impact of highly stressful events such as combat and peacekeeping operations (eg, Rwanda), on individual troops and leaders, with a focus on factors that build resilience and maximise performance under stress.
Documents the incredible story of official American research into the military uses of parapsychology at the highest levels of government.
Both the Russian military and Islamic militants have engaged in widescale atrocities.
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 espionage: History
is credited with developing the first modern political espionage system, and Frederick II of Prussia is regarded as the founder of modern military espionage.
, who obtained information for Germany by seducing French officials, was the most noted espionage agent of World War I. Germany and Japan established elaborate espionage nets in the years preceding World War II.
Russia and the Soviet Union have had a long tradition of espionage ranging from the Czar's Okhrana to the Committee for State Security (the KGB), which also acted as a
www.factmonster.com /ce6/society/A0858032.html   (606 words)

 Sources and Methods of Foreign Nationals Engaged in Economic and Military Espionage
The subject of this hearing is foreign nationals engaged in economic and military espionage.
Those countries that do have particular interests in military build up will themselves be looking for those technologies that can help assist in that military build up, and they will find in the United States a very rich environment in which to acquire those kinds of technologies.
These technically are independent legal entities under Chinese law, but the Central Military Commission of the Chinese Communist Party established them to serve the interests of the PLA and the military industrial complex.
www.fas.org /irp/congress/2005_hr/hhrg109-58.html   (0 words)

 Spy Cases - U.S. - Guantanamo Bay
Following the arrest of Senior Airman Ahmad I. Halabi on espionage charges, it remains unclear whether his arrest is related to that of Army Chaplain Capt. James Yee, also known as Youssef Yee, taken into custody on 10 September 2003.
According to U.S. officials, Ahmed Mehalba, a civilian translator for the Titan Corporation who worked at the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was arrested on 29 September 2003 "after immigration officials at Boston's Logan Airport found what are alleged to be classified materials in his possession.....
With a military espionage trial against Senior Airman Ahmad al Halabi, a former Air Force translator at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ready to begin on 14 September 2004, the Air Force acknowledged last week "that only one of the more than 200 documents it had accused...
intellit.muskingum.edu /spycases_folder/gitmo.html   (0 words)

 Paranormal ESPionage - The Military-Occult Complex
While there had been books published on specific time periods and specific projects which dealt with military use of the paranormal, there never had been a complete history of the subject, nor the identification of what is in reality a military-occult complex, comparable to a military-industrial complex.
In your book, you write of a military occult complex and show how psychic abilities are indeed used by the highest levels of the intelligence community.
The same types who don’t understand how psychics might be of service to the military, probably wouldn’t understand plasma weaponry or infrasonics either.
www.newdawnmagazine.com /Article/Paranormal_ESPionage.html   (0 words)

 U.S. Espionage and Intelligence: Organization, Operations, and Management, 1947-1996
U.S. Espionage and Intelligence: Organization, Operations, and Management, 1947-1996 publishes together for the first time recent unclassified and newly declassified documents pertaining to the organizational structure, operations, and management of the U.S. intelligence community over the last fifty years, cross-indexed for maximum accessibility.
U.S. Espionage and Intelligence allows scholars direct access to the newly declassified, detailed primary documents that contain the history of the military, diplomatic, and intelligence components of the Cold War, and which go far beyond what is available in secondary sources.
He is a regular commentator on intelligence and military issues for national television and radio.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/nsa/publications/ie/index.html   (0 words)

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