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spycatcher

(ˈspaɪˌkætʃə)
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit a person who works in counterintelligence to detect enemy espionage activities
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spycatcher

[ˈspaɪkætʃəʳ] Nagente mf de contraespionaje
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Similar revelations of political dirty tricks by MI6 and MI5 emerged in Peter Wright's Spycatcher book - a book the Thatcher Government tried to ban on the preposterous grounds it disclosed "Official Secrets" and was "a threat to national security.
In Spycatcher, ex-MI5 assistant director Peter Wright openly wrote about a MI5-CIA plot against Wilson.
Files relating to the Spycatcher case, concerning the Government's efforts to suppress the memoirs of former MI5 officer Peter Wright were also held back.
Today, Jaffna's shelves groan under the weight of books on computer science and mathematics, along with bestsellers from Peter Wright's Spycatcher to Bill Bryson's Made in America," writes Julie McCarthy, who is an international correspondent for the South Asian region for the Washington-based National Public Radio (NPR)".
THE most stupendously stupid act of censorship I ever witnessed was the 1987 Spycatcher affair.
1988: The British Government fails to stop publication of the controversial book Spycatcher, written by a former secret service agent.
Turnbull, an urbane former investment banker and lawyer who defended Peter Wright in the Spycatcher case, brought long-simmering leadership tensions to a head on Monday by quitting Abbott's cabinet and formally launching a challenge.
As the first application challenge, a new variant of a modified bacterial adhesin, Spycatcher, will be created with an altered specificity for synthetic biology applications.
Who wrote the controversial autobiography Spycatcher in 1987?
The former Bomber Command flight lieutenant was a war hero, former personal bodyguard to ex-King the Duke of Windsor and, a supreme spycatcher, the Mirror reported.
1987: Ban lifted on MI5 man's memoirs An Australian court has lifted the ban on the publication of Peter Wright's autobiography, Spycatcher.
Spycatcher MP calls for inquiry into infiltration THE Teesside MP who exposed Anthony Blunt as a Soviet spy called for a full-scale inquiry into fresh claims of widespread infiltration of Britain's security network.