Gardner Hathaway was a CIA chief of counter-intelligence whose career took him to Cold War focal points ranging from Berlin to Moscow and placed him at the centre of many espionage episodes. Taciturn but courtly, "Gus" Hathaway was an undercover officer known for his mastery of espionage tradecraft and his aggressive efforts to best the KGB. "Gus was a risk-taker," said Jack Downing, a former CIA deputy director of operations. "We needed good intelligence, and we needed to be aggressive to get it. He was canny and smart."
John C. Beale also claimed thousands of dollars from the US Government for first class plane tickets and limo rides
He does indeed look like he needs help.
An investigation has claimed the retired FBI agent was on an unapproved intelligence gathering mission when he went missing in 2007
History has shown life isn't kind to US intelligence insiders gone rogue
Communications hub plays key role in relaying embassy based spying
The thriller’s second series was a mess. Now, as it returns, Hugh Montgomery suggests a rescue plan
American Intelligence warns jihadists are recruiting engineers to examine vulnerabilities in unmanned aircraft
DIA notes that such a plot 'would result in an international and domestic backlash as the ISI is already under significant criticism for intimidation and extra-judicial killings'
Classified intelligence agencies budget reveals details of operation which until now Pentagon had reportedly tried to hide
The mysterious piece of land in Nevada has been linked with reports of UFOs, alien bodies and secret government projects
The Home Secretary's premature decision is enough to show she has prejudged the issue and her bias would make any subsequent decision open to challenge, says Geoffrey Robertson
Snowden posted the messages under a pseudonym during the eight years that he worked for the CIA and the NSA
What made the whistleblower give up his Hawaiian idyll?
Revelations of snooping into private data and communications on a massive scale by the Obama administration has shed a little daylight on the widespread and lucrative links between American intelligence agencies, industry and academia.