counter-espionage


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

counter-espionage

Action designed to detect and counteract espionage. See also counterintelligence.
Translations

counter-espionage

[ˈkaʊntərˈespɪənɑːʒ] Ncontraespionaje m
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
Under this theory, Ambassador Rice would make the perfect counter-espionage chief because she understands the mind of the turncoat.
As part of its continuing counter-espionage efforts against Israel, the Islamic Resistance managed to locate an Israeli eavesdropping device on the resistance's wired communication network in Zrarieh.
Coleman's most recent prior position was as chief of the Counter-Espionage Section at FBI Headquarters.
The ancient and modern history of the donation of buildings and structures from one nation to mother is filled with intrigues and subterfuges, conquests, diplomatic scheming, espionage and counter-espionage, economic manipulations, political statements and dominations.
It was amateur, poorly researched and compared very unfavourably to the counter-espionage work conducted by the FBI in recent years.
4 In which 1960s series did Gerald Flood play wealthy playboy Peregrine Smith, a member of a crack counter-espionage team?
Maitre Dubon disguises himself first in a uniform provided by Madame Duhamel, later in his brother-in-law's uniform, and infiltrates the military's statistical section, the counter-espionage unit.
Meanwhile, Mark Stout, a former US intelligence officer, said: "Recruiting a Russian officer who was actually in charge of so-called 'illegal operations' in the US is about as big a counter-espionage success as US intelligence can hope to get.
The records reveal the existence of the super-secret "Service 7", a counter-espionage unit charged with carrying out the most sensitive - and deadly - covert operations against enemies of the Bulgarian state.
A German officer, Heimpel, head of counter-espionage, told John he was to be put in charge of a camp called Genshagen - a political camp where PoWs were in favour of the Germans.

Full browser ?