Espionage

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Canada spy agency unwittingly seeks double agent in Le Carré ad gaffe
CSIS included quote from A Perfect Spy in tweet about job postings, bewildering Twitter users

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

25, Feb, 2021 @8:44 PM

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The communist who raised me: photographer Ruth Maddison interrogates her father's Asio file
Wire taps and surveillance were everyday facts of life for Sam Goldbloom and his family. Now, his daughter reimagines that period of their lives in a major survey exhibition

Alison Stieven-Taylor

24, Feb, 2021 @11:00 PM

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UK quietly expelled Chinese spies who posed as journalists
MI5 concluded three Beijing security ministry employees used cover of working for Chinese press agencies

Dan Sabbagh and Patrick Wintour

05, Feb, 2021 @6:32 PM

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‘The perfect target’: Russia cultivated Trump as asset for 40 years – ex-KGB spy
The KGB ‘played the game as if they were immensely impressed by his personality’, Yuri Shvets, a key source for a new book, tells the Guardian

David Smith in Washington

29, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Government lawyer tells court MI5 officers could authorise murder
Admission came hours before bill allowing continuation of controversial powers passed the Commons

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

27, Jan, 2021 @8:39 PM

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Life of Indian princess who fought Nazis to be told in TV series
Spy Princess is based on Noor Inayat Khan, killed in France while working as a British spy in second world war

Dalya Alberge

14, Jan, 2021 @9:00 PM

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'Child spies' bill could face Lords defeat as Tory peers rebel
Guidance on use of children in undercover operations in the covert intelligence bill has caused cross-party outcry

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

13, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Julian Assange's extradition ruling: relief, not victory | Editorial
Editorial: A judge has rightly rejected the US request, but only on mental health grounds. The case should be dropped

Editorial

05, Jan, 2021 @7:24 PM

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Assange ruling confirms US prisons' grim record, experts say
London court ruling not to extradite WikiLeaks co-founder cites danger to his mental health and threat of suicide

Julian Borger in Washington

04, Jan, 2021 @8:50 PM

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The Julian Assange extradition ruling: right result, wrong reason | Owen Jones
Refusing to extradite Assange to the US on mental health grounds is humane, but it doesn’t protect future whistleblowers, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

04, Jan, 2021 @2:10 PM

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Julian Assange cannot be extradited to US, British judge rules
Judge says it would be ‘oppressive’ to extradite WikiLeaks founder to US, citing concerns for his mental health

Ben Quinn

04, Jan, 2021 @11:49 AM

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Indonesian fisher finds drone submarine on possible covert mission
Navy seizes UUV, likely a Chinese Sea Wing, that experts say could be used to plot routes for military subs

Helen Davidson in Taipei

31, Dec, 2020 @6:07 AM

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