intelligence agent


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Noun1.intelligence agent - a person secretly employed in espionage for a governmentintelligence agent - a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
agent - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
agent-in-place - an operative serving as a penetration into an intelligence target
agent provocateur, provocateur - a secret agent who incites suspected persons to commit illegal acts
bridge agent - an operative who acts as a courier or go-between from a case officer to a secret agent in a hostile area
case officer - an operative who also serves as an official staffer of an intelligence service
codetalker, windtalker - a secret agent who was one of the Navajos who devised and used a code based on their native language; the code was unbroken by the Japanese during World War II
foot - a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
NOC - an undercover agent who is given no official cover
spy, undercover agent - (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
walk-in - an operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum
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The father of six, who denies he was an Army intelligence agent, said death threats and attacks on his home have forced him to become a hermit.
He was recruited by a Polish intelligence agent who, it was reported, reminded him of his son; he wound up passing along classified weapons data for two years.
The Tory paper claimed he asked an Iraqi intelligence agent for even more money and had used his Mariam Appeal as a front to conceal his dealings.
The May 1995 federal indictment against Charlton said he passed classified documents in 1993 for an asking price of $100,000 to an undercover FBI agent posing as a French intelligence agent.
The move followed the conviction last year of an Libyan intelligence agent.
The indictments against Charlton said he passed classified documents in 1993 for an asking price of $100,000 to an undercover FBI agent posing as a French intelligence agent.
So how does an intelligence agent get close to the locals in a tribalised almost medieval society like Afghanistan?
The manager of the camp was a Syrian intelligence agent called Abu al-Qaqaa, he said.
The former Libyan intelligence agent, 56, is serving a life sentence with a minimum term of 27 years for the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 in 1988 which led to the deaths of 270 people.
Perhaps next year BBC Wales should make a series in which a top intelligence agent is kidnapped and sent to live in an Italianate village on the Gwynedd coast.
Here is Geoge Herbert "Walker at the helm of a great investment house headed by Averell Harriman; here is Prescott Bush, father and grandfather of presidents, weaving a web of power that reaches back to his Skull and Bones days--that Yale secret society plays a recurring role here--and forward to suspicious financial dealings with Nazi Germany and (possibly) work as an intelligence agent.

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