counter-espionage


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counter-espionage

Action designed to detect and counteract espionage. See also counterintelligence.
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counter-espionage

[ˈkaʊntərˈespɪənɑːʒ] Ncontraespionaje m
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Min Byung-doo of the Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), the spy agency headed by Won diverted the NIS's "special activity fund," which was assigned for its counter-espionage activities against North Korea, to spy on people critical of Lee.
When the report finally landed on the desk of Philby - who was head of MI6's counter-espionage section - he immediately realised the threat it posed to him and his fellow Cambridge spies, Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean.
New six-part drama The Game (BBC2, Thursday), created by Toby (Being Human) Whithouse, got off to a promising start - not that we can yet be sure, amid all the murky and muddy tales of espionage and counter-espionage, who the real baddies are.
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Beijing: China passed a counter-espionage law on Saturday aimed at tightening state security and helping build a "comprehensive" national security system, state media reported.
There is a counter-espionage unit in the National Intelligence Organization (MyT).
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The ban on Chinese scientists was prompted by new counter-espionage legislation restricting foreign nationals' access to NASA facilities, Nasa spokesman Allard Beutel told the BBC.
In answer to a question about whether Europe should act as one in the field of counter-espionage, Valls said that "intelligence is a concern that is essentially, if not exclusively, national [.
The FSB said: "A staff employee of the CIA, Ryan Fogle, was detained by counter-espionage organs of the Russian FSB while attempting to recruit an employee of the Russian special services.
His new book is a genial, if flawed, foray into John le Carrre territory--a wisecracking thriller hightailing between love and betrayal, with serious counter-espionage credentials thrown in.

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