Espionage Past & Present


Oleg Kalugin

Oleg Kalugin is a retired Major General in the 1st Chief Directorate of the KGB.

Melissa Boyle Mahle

Ms. Mahle is a former U.S. intelligence officer and expert on the Middle East and counterterrorism.

Jonna Mendez

Jonna Mendez is former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Chief of Disguise.

Amanda Ohlke

Amanda A. Ohlke is Director of Adult Education at the International Spy Museum.

Gary Powers, Jr.

Gary is the author of "Letters from a Soviet Prison" (2017) and "Spy Pilot "(2019), which both help to dispel the misinformation surrounding the U-2 Incident.

David Priess

David Priess is a former CIA Officer and Top Secret intelligence briefer, acclaimed author, and professional public speaker.

Mark Stout

Mark Stout is the International Spy Museum’s Former Historian. He worked for 13 years as an intelligence analyst.

W. Michael Susong

Mike was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operations officer and was awarded the CIA’s Intelligence Star for Heroism in the field. He has an unrivaled breadth of international experience as a senior intelligence professional spanning both government service and the private sector.

Bob Wallace

A retired senior intelligence officer, Robert (Bob) Wallace served in the Central Intelligence Agency from 1971 through 2003.