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  • ISSUE NUMBER 85A BRIEF REVIEW

    R E A D B Y T H E W O R L D S I N T E L L I G E N C E C O M M U N I T Y

    SPYINTELLIGENCE MAGAZINE

    EYE

    Your gateway to the secret world of

    espionage and intelligence

    PUBLICATION DATE JUNE/JULY 2013

  • VOLUME XI NUMBER FIVE (ISSUE 85)

    ISSN 1364 8446 publication date:

    JUNE 2013

    Each print edition of Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine is 84pp - full colour throughout.The images contained in this brief overview are very low resolution

    EYE SPY 85

    FROM THE EDITOR - MARK BIRDSALL

    NEW TERRORISMWelcome to this brief overview of Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine - issue 85.

    Events in Woolwich and Boston have dominated world news for several weeks. Both attacks werecowardly in nature but are significant in that they reflect a disturbing new type or element of terrorism.And but for the security services in Canada, another plot may well have resulted in a passenger trainfalling from the Whirlpool Bridge as it made its way to the United States.

    The two plots which did succeed worked primarily because they were conceived by relatively few people; were simple innature, cost pennies to perform and importantly, actioned by people who though known to police,managed to remain under the radar. Bizarrely, the terrorists all claimed to have a political agenda. The Tsarneavs in Bostonand the two individuals in London who chose to slaughter an innocent trooper, did not have any agenda... they are allsimply cold-blooded terrorists. These dark case files are examined in detail.

    Also making news is former CIA and NSA contract worker Edward Snowden. He has become somewhat of a hero for theworldwide civil liberty movement after exposing the NSA communications programme code-named PRISM. The fact is,whilst PRISM has the capacity to secure huge amounts of electronic data, primarily it is a directed security programme.Others may disagree saying it is a catch all system. But it is important to remember that 99.9% of what flows in and out ofPRISM will be discarded - much of it in a relatively short space of time.

    Through programmes such as PRISM, ECHELON, STELLAR WIND and now RAGTIME, NSA and Britains GCHQ havederailed a number of major terrorist plots. Similarly, terrorists have been identified. One such plot involved an attack at lastyears London Olympic Games. Though details have never been released, a clue to the nature of the plot can be found inthe installation of a surface-to-air missile battery system which suddenly appeared on a London common. Though contro-versial, data mining, as it is often described, can be deployed as a useful counter-measure against terrorists, foreign spiesand major organised crime. Balancing civil liberties and protecting the public are two issues which always generate debate.However, these are challenging and dangerous times. MI5 have already acknowledged that some terrorist chatter is beinglost because the Service does not have the ability to operate in certain electronic areas. As for Snowden, he is no hero andno doubt the FBI will be keen to have a chat with him.

    Another CIA man making headlines, perhaps for all the wrong reasons, is Ryan Fogle. He was caught by the FSB in Moscowafter trying to secure the services of an experienced Russian counter-terrorist operative. Fogles target once worked in thevolatile North Caucasus region of Russia, and the case is probably connected to events in Boston. Fogles demise and thatof another CIA man who was ejected from Russia earlier this year are examined.

    On a lighter note we examine a new exhibition featuring US and British spies of the Revolutionary War, and tell the story ofhow an amateur radio operator beat MI6 to notify the British Parliament of Argentinas invasion of the Falkland Islands.

    Also featured - a case file involving MI6 and the death of a double agent...

    A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF EYE SPY INTELLIGENCE MAGAZINE - ISSUE 85 FOLLOWS...

    Subscribed to by all the worlds leading intelligence and security agencies

  • SPECIAL EDITORIAL - NEW TERRORISMWOOLWICH AND BOSTON

    Conflicting accounts and analysis on the status and threat of al-Qaida dominate the world ofcounter-terrorism and intelligence. Sadly many questions where answered within a short space oftime - this as attacks on the streets of Boston and London caused global revulsion

    Lieutenant Colonel Jim Taylor, MBE, Commanding Officer SecondFusiliers said this of trooper Lee Rigby: He was a dedicated andprofessional soldier. An experienced and talented side drummer, he wasa true warrior who served with distinction in Afghanistan...

  • ANATOMY OF THEBOSTON BOMBING

    CENTRAL FIGURE WAS INVISIBLE - ON A WATCH LIST OF 750,000 PEOPLE

    TERRORISTS STRIKE USING DECADES-OLD METHOD

    As terrorists strike once again on American soil, the CIA and FBIcontinue to investigate a plethora of evidence and seek answersto a multitude of questions. Evidence mounts that the case maybe more complex than first envisaged and could involve others.

    Eye Spy examines the background to the Boston Marathonbombing, this as many people continue to ask - could it havebeen prevented?

    Evil Tsarnaevs were fully aware theevent was of an international natureand that it would be well covered by

    the media...

  • AN AUDACIOUS ATTEMPT TO KILL HUNDREDSWHIRLPOOL BRIDGE PLOT

    Canadian counter-terrorist specialists from the countrysRoyal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), and primaryintelligence service - Canadian Security Intelligence Service(CSIS ), have thwarted a viable al-Qaida plot to attack andderail a train operating on the busy eastern seaboard trans-Canada-United States main line.

    Eye Spy investigates if the operation is part of a new phaseof terror planning by al-Qaida in North America

    Terror suspects receivedbacking from al-Qaida

    element in Iran

    Joint US Army-FBI counter-espionage operationleads to arrest and jailing of US Army militarypoliceman willing to sell secrets to Moscow

    INSIDER SPY THREATSA Major Pentagon Concern

    US SPY CASE

    CASH TO KABULCIA, MI6 AND SECRET HANDOUTS

  • MI5 SURVEILLANCE X THREEDOWNFALL OF THREE AQ TERROR CELLS

    As MI5 Director-General Jonathan Evans stepped down from his post, the end-game of threecomplex al-Qaida plots to attack targets in Britain were played out almost simultaneously in courtsacross the country. Terrorists in Birmingham were jailed for planning to strike in cities using eight-ten rucksack bombs; three members of a...

    NATIONAL CLANDESTINE SERVICETHE CIAs PRIMARY ESPIONAGE DIRECTORATE

  • PRISONER X AND A SPY CODE-NAMED THE INDIANMOSSAD SPY STORY

    New information surfaces on the strange case of Mossadofficer Ben Zygier - this as a former double agent revealshis alleged work for one of the worlds most fearedintelligence services... Eye Spy examines the popular theorybehind Zygiers jailing - that he exposed a Mossadoperation to retrieve the bodies of three Israeli troopers whowere killed in the 1982 Lebanon War

    PLOTS, MURDER, BUGGING AND DISGUISEA LICENCE TO KILL?

    Eye Spy presents a plethora of spy incidents recently released by Britains National Archives,including one involving murder most strange

    30-YEAR STAFFER APPOINTEDMI5 DIRECTOR-GENERAL

    Andrew Parker has been appointed as Director-General of MI5 - this afterSir Jonathan Evans retires. Eye Spy examines his background

  • PERSONA NON GRATASECOND CIA SPY OPERATION IN MOSCOW FAILS

    On the night of 13-14 May, a staff employee of the CIA, RyanChristopher Fogle was detained by counter-espionage organs ofthe Russian FSB while attempting to recruit an employee of one ofthe Russian special services.

    Recently American intelligence has made multiple attempts to recruit employees of Russian lawenforcement organs and special agencies, which have been detected and monitored by RussianFSB counter-intelligence - Statement FSB

    Eye Spy explores the background of a hurried CIA attempt to glean vital intelligence on an areawhere its own coverage is limited

    Russias Foreign MinisterSergei Ryabkov summoned USAmbassador Michael McFauland lodged an official protest.

    Mr Ryabkovs ministrydescribed the CIA operationas something akin from the

    Cold War era

  • THE GATEWAYINFILTRATION AND DISRUPTION

    THE WORLD OF INTELLIGENCE AND COUNTER-TERRORISM

    Gaining access and insight into a terrorist organisation is one of the most unenviable anddangerous tasks undertaken by todays intelligence services. However, it can often be amost effective counter-measure.

    Eye Spy investigates various issues associated with infiltration and disruption

  • THE BENGHAZI THREEFBI LAUNCH WORLDWIDE INVESTIGATION

    CIA and FBI know identity of three al-Qaida operativeswho may have organised attack on AmericanConsulate and CIA Field Station in September 2012.Now a worldwide operation has been engaged tocatch the Benghazi Three. Eye Spy investigates...

    Eye Spy has tracked the aftermath of thefall of the SVR spy ring in America... in this

    revealing insight we examine how theinterception of a simple radio signal had

    major repercussions for other SVR agentsin Europe

    THE DOMINO EFFFECTSPIESRADIO759

  • SPIES -OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR

    An exclusive look at animportant new exhibitcreated at the NSAs

    famous museum whichfocuses on Spies of the

    Revolutionary War

    Paul Revere

    General SirHenry

    Clinton

    REMOTE VIEWINGIN THE INTELLIGENCE CYCLE PART 5

    Eye Spys series onthe controversialsubject of remoteviewing continues.

    This feature examinesthe science and

    superstitions associ-ated with its genesis

  • RADIO SECRETS AND FIVE EYES

    PAUL BEAUMONT looks at theimportance of