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News, Books, & Briefings

As every spy knows, planning is everything. Whether it’s the challenge of cracking secret codes or uncovering classified records on spies and spying in the world, here you’ll discover comprehensive resources covering all aspects of the intelligence world.


Each week, we offer a new free SpyCast featuring interviews and programs with ex-spies, intelligence experts and espionage scholars.

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Recommended Reading

Spies live in the shadows. Many intelligence records remain classified, memoirs are often unreliable, and speculation runs high. They don’t call it “the wilderness of mirrors” for nothing.

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Background Briefings

Want the complete story behind some of the most intriguing espionage cases in history? What about spies and spying in the world right now? Here you’ll discover articles by Museum staff, professors, journalists, and ex-spies.

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Language of Espionage

If you expect to make it out there, you’re going to need to learn the lingo. Put in the work here and you’ll be talking the talk in no time.

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Top Ten Collection Highlights

Although we wish our guests had time to stop at every display and look at every artifact, we know there are just not enough hours in the day! So, we've taken the time to list our choices of the “not to miss” artifacts and displays.

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SPYPEDIA, the CI Centre's new, robust counterintelligence and security database, is an excellent resource of cases, latest news, podcasts, videos, CI calendar events, quotes, reports, and more.

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