Arnold Kramish
Arnold Kramish (June 6, 1923 – June 15, 2010) was an American nuclear physicist and author who was associated with the Manhattan Project. While working on the project, he was nearly killed in a...
Phillip Knightley
Phillip Knightley (born 23 January 1929, Sydney) is a journalist, critic, and non-fiction author, visiting Professor of Journalism at the University of Lincoln, England, and media commentator on the i...
Victor Ostrovsky
Victor John Ostrovsky is an author and a former katsa (case officer) for the Israeli Mossad (foreign intelligence service). He authored two non-fiction books about his service with the Mossad: By Way ...
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Omar Nasiri
Omar Nasiri (b. 1960s) is the pseudonym of a Moroccan spy who infiltrated al-Qaeda, attending training camps in Afghanistan and passing information to the UK and French intelligence services. He claim...
Gérard de Villiers
Gérard de Villiers ([ʒeʁaʁ də vilje]; 8 December 1929 – 31 October 2013) was a French writer, journalist and publisher whose SAS series of spy novels have been major bestsellers. According to the New...
Manning O'Brine
Padraig Manning O'Brine (1913–1974) was an Irish thriller writer and screenplay writer. Throughout his writing career, all of his novels have concerned fictional secret agents, and his works cou...
Joseph Hone
Joseph Hone (born February 25, 1937) is an Irish writer of the spy novel. His most famous novels featured a British spy called Peter Marlow. The first of the series was The Private Sector (1971), set...
Michael Ross (Mossad officer)
Michael Ross (born 12 July 1961) is a Canadian expert on intelligence gathering and a former Mossad officer, or "combatant" with a focus upon human source intelligence collection (Humint). Ross speaks...
Juval Aviv
Juval (or Yuval) Aviv (Hebrew: יובל אביב‎; born February 24, 1947) is an Israeli-American security consultant and writer. He may be best known for his work with Mossad, the Israeli intelligence ...
Jeff Stein (author)
Jeff Stein (born February 13, 1944) is a columnist and at Newsweek. Previously, he was the SpyTalk columnist and National Security Editor for Congressional Quarterlys website, CQ Politics, from 2002–...
Charles Cumming
Charles Cumming (born 5 April 1971 in Ayr, Scotland) is a British writer of spy fiction. The son of Ian Cumming (b. 1938) and Caroline Pilkington (b. 1943), he was educated at Ludgrove School (1979–19...
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Edward Jay Epstein
Edward Jay Epstein (born in 1935 in New York City) is an American investigative journalist and a former political science professor at Harvard, UCLA, and MIT. He taught courses at these schools for th...
Chris Ryan
Sergeant ‘Chris Ryan’ MM (born 1961, Rowlands Gill) is the pseudonym of a former British Special Forces operative and soldier turned novelist Colin Armstrong. Ryan came to public prominence for being ...
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Vasili Mitrokhin
Vasili Nikitich Mitrokhin (Russian: Васи́лий Ники́тич Митро́хин; March 3, 1922 – January 23, 2004) was a major and senior archivist for the Soviet Union's foreign intelligence service, the Fi...
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Marthe Cnockaert
Marthe Mathilde Cnockaert (28 October 1892 – 8 January 1966), later Marthe McKenna, was a Belgian spy for the United Kingdom and its allies during the First World War. She later became a novelist, and...
Robert Baer
Robert Booker "Bob" Baer (born July 1, 1952) is an American author and a former CIA case officer who was primarily assigned to the Middle East. He is currently TIME.com's intelligence columnist and ha...
H. Keith Melton
H. Keith Melton is the author of many spy books He also is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.
Keith Melton is the holder of the...
James Bamford
V. James Bamford (born September 15, 1946) is an American bestselling author and journalist noted for his writing about United States intelligence agencies, especially the National Security Agency (NS...
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Lindsay Moran
Lindsay Moran (born 18 December 1969) is a former clandestine officer for the Central Intelligence Agency. She is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington ...
Thomas Powers
Thomas Powers (New York City, December 12, 1940) is an American author and intelligence expert.He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1971 together with Lucinda Franks for his art...
Ari Ben-Menashe
Ari Ben-Menashe (Hebrew: ארי בן מנשה; born Tehran, 4 December 1951) is an Iranian-born Israeli businessman, security consultant and author. An employee of Israel's Military Intelligence Directorate fr...
Go Osaka
Go Osaka (逢坂 剛, Ōsaka Gō, born 1 November 1943) is a Japanese writer of crime fiction, hardboiled, thriller, spy fiction and western fiction. He served as the 11th President of the Mystery Wri...
Steve Coll
Steve Coll (born October 8, 1958) is an American journalist, author, and business executive. He is currently the dean of Columbia Journalism School. He is a former president and CEO of New America Fo...
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John F. Kennedy document hoax
In 1997, documents purported to prove an affair between President John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, as well as other illicit relationships, were discovered to have been part of an elaborate hoax. La...
Tim Shorrock
Tim Shorrock (born 1951) is a writer and commentator on US foreign policy, on US national security and intelligence, and East Asian politics.The son of missionary parents, Shorrock grew up in Japan sh...
Philip Agee
Philip Burnett Franklin Agee (/ˈeɪdʒi/; July 19, 1935 – January 7, 2008) was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer and writer, best known as author of the 1975 book, Inside the C...
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