April 19, 2011 Leave a comment
- US diplomatic cables reveal lack of Iran intelligence. “Taken together, the cables portray a US government ravenous for any scrap of information about Iran, no matter how incomplete or contradictory —and admittedly blind to much of what is taking place in a country where the US has not had an official presence in more than a generation”.
- Castro’s spy who betrayed the Bay of Pigs invasion. Benigno Perez Vivancos was only one of dozens of Fidel Castro’s spies who infiltrated exile Cuban plots in the 1960s as part of a highly effective intelligence-gathering operation that allowed the Cuban leader to prepare well for the invasion 50 years ago and to defeat it after just three days of fighting.
- Mixed signals over status of Iran’s chief spy. Iran’s intelligence minister, Heydar Moslehi, offered his resignation from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s government on Sunday, but in an apparent high-level political dispute, Iran’s top leader ordered the minister to remain in his post.