01 Oct 2019

Iran sentences suspect to death for spying for CIA

Iranian Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili on Tuesday announced that the body had handed out various harsh sentences to four alleged spies. Three of the accused are suspected of engaging in espionage on behalf of the CIA, while the other is accused of working for British Intelligence. One alleged CIA spy

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01 Oct 2019

OODA Network Interview: Gary Harrington

Gary Harrington’s career in special forces and the CIA could be the basis for  a very successful action movie.  For over thirty years, he directly planned or executed dozens of unconventional warfare operations on our Nation’s adversaries.

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19 Sep 2019

Russia carried out a ‘stunning’ breach of FBI communications system, escalating the spy game on US soil

In 2016, Russian officials managed to breach the FBI communications system in a way that seriously undermined the bureau’s ability to track Russian spies in the US and prompted the FBI and the CIA to break off communications with certain assets out of fear they could otherwise be compromised by

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13 Sep 2019

Which CIA Executive Impacted Snowden’s OODA Loop?

Edward Snowden’s new book is out next Tuesday, but OODA Loop got an advance copy.  In the book, Snowden identifies two major catalysts that not only pushed him over the edge, but also informed his strategy for how he leaked the highly classified material.  One of them was a complete surprise.

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04 Sep 2019

Revealed: How a secret Dutch mole aided the U.S.-Israeli Stuxnet cyberattack on Iran

The notorious Stuxnet malware attack that targeted Iranian nuclear facilities was deployed by “an inside mole recruited by Dutch intelligence agents at the behest of the CIA and the Israeli intelligence agency, the Mossad,” according to a new report by Yahoo News based on information provided by anonymous sources. The

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26 Aug 2019

Why the CIA doesn’t spy on the UAE

The United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) does not spy on the government of the United Arab Emirates even though that country’s affiliations and actions on the world stage do not always align with US interests, former CIA officials warn. For instance, the UAE finances Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa

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22 Jul 2019

Iran says it arrests CIA spies, Gulf tensions simmer

In the midst of mounting tensions between the West and Iran, the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence on Monday claimed that it had captured 17 US intelligence officers between March of 2018 and 2019. Iran said the spies had been working for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and that some had

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19 Jun 2019

Iran claims it dealt ‘heavy blow’ to US ‘spy network’

Amid increasing US-Iran animosity, Iranian National Security Secretary Ali Shamkhani on Tuesday stated that his agency recently managed to “deal a heavy blow against America’s international spy network.” The official added that the Iranian government is currently “engaged in the battle of intelligence with the United States,” and that it

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11 Jun 2019

North Korean leader’s slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal

A new Wall Street Journal report claims that the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jung-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant. However, the WSJ mentions that “several former US officials said the half brother, who had lived outside of North Korea for many years

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21 May 2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China

A former CIA intelligence officer found guilty of conspiring to provide national defense information to China was sentenced to 20 years in prison last Friday. Kevin Patrick Mallory of Leesburg, Virginia, had worked for the CIA and the DIA and held a top secret security clearance. Assistant Attorney General John

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