Iran /USA Prisoner Swap – Espionage Charges v Trade Violations

Iranian and US Authorities have confirmed that a prisoner swap took place simultaneously in Zurich, Switzerland. The prisoner swap involved Xiyue Wang, a graduate from Princeton University, who was detained in August 2016, then in July 2017 was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran on espionage charges and Massoud Soleimani, a 49-year-old professor … More Iran /USA Prisoner Swap – Espionage Charges v Trade Violations

Inside the Mind of a Spy Hunter

Former “spy hunter” Robert Booth discussed the threat espionage poses to national security from the State Department’s perspective, along with economic versus military and diplomatic espionage.  Watch the talk Leaks, Spies, and Lies On Monday, March 25, former Special Agent Robert Booth discussed counterintelligence and counterespionage at the Presidential Orientation Theater in the George H. W. … More Inside the Mind of a Spy Hunter

Putin Says Russia Cut Short Activities of 594 Spies

President of Russia, Vladimir Putin took part in the annual expanded Federal Security Service (FSB) Board meeting earlier this week. The meeting was held to discuss the Service’s performance in 2018 and priorities for 2019. Addressing the attendees, he started by praising the FSB personnel for fulfilling their tasks in the fields of counter terrorism, including the safety at the … More Putin Says Russia Cut Short Activities of 594 Spies