Blog Posts - Secret Agent Extraordinaire

Is it something we should worry about? Or just a volcano?

MASINT, my dear reader, refers to “Measurement and Signature Intelligence.” Whenever you read a thermometer, you are learning some MASINT. The degree of temperature is the “measurement.” The coldness or heat causing that degree (the a...
by on Mar 1, 2014

Double Your Spying, Double Your Money

This post is about espionage during the American Revolution. It is also about the bad guys, for during that conflict that created the United States, one particular spy operating against the Patriots provided to his Royal employers hundreds of reports...
by on Feb 15, 2014

Cows, Boys, and Indians

In India, the practice of espionage dates back to ancient times, at least as far back as an ancient book entitled the Arthashastra. The title translates roughly as The Science of Worldly Wealth. The book’s author called himself Kautilya — a p...
by on Apr 1, 2012

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