Up until 2010, the information coming from Chinese spies was the best it had ever been. But then American informants began to disappear, destroying a spy network that took years to build. From 2010 to 2012,18 to 20 CIA informants were killed or imprisoned by the Chinese.
Intelligence work requires a culture of acquiring and constantly updating this knowledge base that the successful intel analyst must draw upon. In that spirit, our monthly blog is devoted to bringing you some of this knowledge through those few stories that are true and verifiable.
They are few because, well, we're talking about the secret service after all... and dead men tell no tales.