SPYCRAFT 101

By Justin Black

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Episodes: 151

Brian Boru
 Jul 17, 2023
Great podcast .... warning ... you will think everyone is a spy from now on !

Sony
 Dec 7, 2021
love this podcast! love how he's able to speak to these former spies or authors and how informative he is

Nick S
 Jun 12, 2021
Absolutely loving this podcast, cool information from people who have done it!

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Welcome to your clandestine classroom.


Episode Date
149. The Triads, the CIA, and the Nugan Hand Bank with Peter Butt
May 27, 2024
148. Japan's British Spy on American Soil with Ronald Drabkin
May 20, 2024
147. A Mother at War: Shannon Kent's Duty, Sacrifice, and Humanity with Joe Kent
May 13, 2024
146. Civil War Special Operations Units with Patrick K. O'Donnell
May 06, 2024
145. Capturing Lothar Witzke: German Spy, Saboteur, and Assassin with Bill Mills
Apr 29, 2024
144. How Cuba and The Cold War Made Miami with Vince Houghton and Eric Driggs
Apr 22, 2024
143. British Military Intelligence in the Falklands with Nick van der Bijl
Apr 15, 2024
142. The Cover Up of the Tragic USS Liberty Incident with Phillip F. Tourney
Apr 08, 2024
141. Benedict Arnold: America's Most Famous Traitor with Aaron Stark
Apr 01, 2024
140. An Atomic Soviet Spy with Ann Hagedorn
Mar 25, 2024
139. Freddie Scappaticci: IRA Turncoat with Richard O'Rawe
Mar 18, 2024
138. The Defection of a Communist Spy Queen with Kathryn Olmsted
Mar 11, 2024
137. The Hitman, the Dissident, and the Detective with Ray Martinez
Mar 04, 2024
136. A Vietnamese Agent Hidden for 20 Years with Dr. Larry Berman
Feb 26, 2024
135. General James Wilkinson: American Traitor with Howard Cox
Feb 19, 2024
134. North Vietnamese and Viet Cong Intelligence with Dr. David Strachan-Morris
Feb 12, 2024
133. A Double Agent in the Canadian Mounted Police with Justin Ling
Feb 05, 2024
132. Noel Field: Stalin's Last American Spy with Kati Marton
Jan 29, 2024
131. A Bombing in Sheridan Circle with Alan McPherson
Jan 22, 2024
130. Nuking the Moon with Vincent Houghton
Jan 15, 2024
129. The Cambridge Five with Dr. Paul Winter
Jan 08, 2024
128. A POW Spy Ring in Vietnam with Jim Stockdale
Jan 01, 2024
127. Modern Espionage Tales with The Gunfighter Project
Dec 25, 2023
126. The Arab Section: Israel's First Spies with Matti Friedman
Dec 18, 2023
125. From the SAS to the World of Private Intelligence with Robert Lancaster
Dec 11, 2023
124. Double Agent: How I Caught a Russian Spy with Naveed Jamali
Dec 04, 2023
123. The Unsung Icarus of the French Resistance with Peter Dowding
Nov 27, 2023
122. How Polish Counterintelligence Officers Penetrated Foreign Embassies with Tomasz Awlasewicz
Nov 20, 2023
121. How China's Greatest Covert Operations Fooled the World with Alex Joske
Nov 13, 2023
120. A Life in State Department Counterintelligence with Robert Booth
Nov 06, 2023
119. Rampant Assassination in the Roman Empire with Colonel Rose Mary Sheldon
Oct 30, 2023
118. World War II's Serial Killer: The Crimes of Marcel Petiot
Oct 23, 2023
117. The Lumumba Plot with Stuart Reid
Oct 16, 2023
116. The Air Force Office of Special Investigations in West Germany with Michael Honegger
Oct 09, 2023
115. Protecting International Defectors with Joe Augustyn
Oct 02, 2023
114. Death and the Dangers of Clandestine Work Part II
Sep 25, 2023
113. Spies in Uniform: The Military Liaison Missions in Berlin
Sep 18, 2023
112. Mark of the Maker with Mark Stheiner, Tom Krein, and Sean Kendrick
Sep 11, 2023
111. The Priest Who Funneled Weapons from Gaddafi to the IRA with Jennifer O'Leary
Sep 04, 2023
110. The Mysterious Death of an Anti-Communist Danish Diplomat
Aug 28, 2023
109. Spy Hunter: How I Caught Robert Hanssen with Eric O'Neill
Aug 21, 2023
108. The Assassination of Jamal Khashoggi
Aug 14, 2023
107. British Covert Action with Rory Cormac
Aug 07, 2023
106. Fighting for the Truth: A Green Beret's Death with Michelle Black
Jul 31, 2023
105. Thrive Unafraid with Kelly Sayre and Doug Patteson
Jul 24, 2023
104. The Bill Buckley Story: Kidnapped by Hezbollah in Lebanon with Fred Burton
Jul 17, 2023
103. Smuggling Weapons for the IRA with John Crawley
Jul 10, 2023
102. The Rise of American Intelligence with Nicholas Reynolds
Jul 03, 2023
101. Episode 101 - Looking Back and Looking Forward
Jun 26, 2023
100. The Disappearance of Bob Levinson with Barry Meier
Jun 19, 2023
99. Industrial Espionage: The Downfall of a Great American Company with Aaron Stark
Jun 12, 2023
98. Special Forces Detachment A in Berlin with James Stejskal
Jun 05, 2023
97. Defecting from the USSR with Olga Sheymov
May 29, 2023
96. Tradecraft in Private Investigations with Jon and Alex of Fenrir Group
May 22, 2023
95. Spying to Fight Apartheid in South Africa with Sue Dobson
May 15, 2023
94. The Tip of the Spear in the War on Terror with Erick Miyares
May 08, 2023
93. A Murder Plot Gone Wrong: Secret Experiments, Biological Weapons, and Apartheid
May 01, 2023
92. MI6 Ensnared in German Counterespionage with Norman Ridley
Apr 24, 2023
91. North Korean Espionage
Apr 10, 2023
90. An OSS Rescue Operation in Northern Italy with Jack Chappell
Apr 03, 2023
89. Strife in Northern Ireland: The IRA and South Armagh with Toby Harnden
Mar 27, 2023
88. World War I Terrorism on American Soil with Chad Millman
Mar 20, 2023
87. Rescuing North Korea: The Story of Adrian Hong with Bradley Hope
Mar 13, 2023
86. Hemingway and the NKVD with Dr. Frederick H. White
Mar 06, 2023
85. Answering More of Your Espionage Questions
Feb 27, 2023
84. POWs Left Behind in Vietnam
Feb 20, 2023
83. The Murder of an OSS Officer with Pate McMichael
Feb 13, 2023
82. America's Most Damaging Female Spy with Jim Popkin
Feb 06, 2023
81. Espionage In Ancient Rome with Colonel Rose Mary Sheldon
Jan 30, 2023
80. The President, The Prosecutor, and The Spy with Justin Webster
Jan 23, 2023
79. An NSA Spy Unknown for Decades with John Whiteside
Jan 16, 2023
78. The Spy Who Divided the CIA with Howard Blum
Jan 09, 2023
77. Answering More of Your Espionage Questions
Jan 02, 2023
76. Death and the Dangers of Clandestine Work
Dec 26, 2022
75. An International CIA Pilot with Lee Gossett
Dec 19, 2022
74. The Most Dangerous Year on Earth with Brian Morra
Dec 12, 2022
73. The Truth about Snowden with Anonymous
Dec 05, 2022
72. An Activist Escaping Panama with Kimberly Muse
Nov 28, 2022
71. Tracking Down an Iraqi Bioweapons Expert with Stephen Monteiro
Nov 21, 2022
70. Demoralize and Deceive: OSS Psychological Warfare with Ann Todd
Nov 14, 2022
69. A Scottish Civilian Up Against a Nazi Spy Ring with Dr. Andrew Jeffrey
Nov 07, 2022
68. A CIA Traitor's Last Asset with Bryan Denson
Oct 31, 2022
67. TRIGON: The Hero Who Betrayed the Soviet Union with Alejandra Suárez Ogorodnik
Oct 24, 2022
66. The Early Days of FBI Counterintelligence with Raymond Batvinis
Oct 17, 2022
65. Killing Castro: The Unlikely Alliance between the CIA and the Mob with Thomas Maier
Oct 10, 2022
64. The OSS, Uranium in the Congo, and the Atom Bomb with Kathryn Hogue
Oct 03, 2022
63. Thwarting Lenin's Global Communist Plot with Giles Milton
Sep 26, 2022
62. The Pinkterons: Notorious Thugs, Detectives, and Spies with Dr. Paul O'Hara
Sep 19, 2022
61. Solving the Murder of a CIA Case Officer with Michael Pullara
Sep 12, 2022
60. Flying for the CIA: a Continental Air Services Contractor with Toby Scott
Sep 05, 2022
An Important Spycraft 101 Announcement
Aug 22, 2022
59. Honey Traps: Seduction as Espionage with Henry Schlesinger
Aug 15, 2022
58. Spies In the Space Race
Aug 08, 2022
57. The American Comandante Liberating Cuba with Michael Sallah
Aug 01, 2022
56. The Last Cold War Mole with Robert Baer
Jul 25, 2022
55. Answering Your Questions
Jul 18, 2022
54. Hunting Che Guevara with Felix Rodriguez (Part Two)
Jul 11, 2022
53. Hunting Che Guevara with Felix Rodriguez (Part One)
Jul 04, 2022
52. Capturing a Japanese War Criminal with Chris Carola
Jun 27, 2022
51. The Youngest Green Beret in Vietnam with Terry McIntosh
Jun 20, 2022
50. Espionage in Nazi-Occupied Czechoslovakia with George Bearfield
Jun 13, 2022
49. The Life of a Cuban-Born CIA Shadow Warrior with Ric Prado
Jun 06, 2022
48. The Halyard Mission: Rescuing American Airmen in Serbia with John Capello
May 30, 2022
47. The Story of Spycraft 101
May 23, 2022
46. Finding Che Guevara: Clandestine in the Congo with Jim Hawes
May 16, 2022
45. The Women of Britain's Special Operations Executive with Dr. Kate Vigurs
May 09, 2022
44. A Secret US Intelligence Organization: Mysteries of the Pond with Dr. Mark Stout
May 02, 2022
43. The Assassins Immortalized on Russia's Stamps with Mark Pruett
Apr 25, 2022
42. A Father Lost in the Invasion of the Bay of Pigs with Janet Ray
Apr 18, 2022
41. Russia's Revenge in Ukraine's Maidan Revolution with Shane Partlow (Part II)
Apr 11, 2022
40. Russia's Revenge in Ukraine's Maidan Revolution with Shane Partlow (Part I)
Apr 05, 2022
39. Intelligence Agencies of the Soviet Bloc: The Czechoslovakian Secret Police
Mar 28, 2022
38. An 11-Year-Old Convicted and Executed as a Spy with Ian Townsend
Mar 21, 2022
37. A Hollywood Spy: The Story of Boris Morros with Jonathan Gill
Mar 14, 2022
36. Assassination by Poisoning: Russia & The Soviet Union
Mar 07, 2022
35. The Story of a Soviet Defector with Alexandra Costa
Feb 14, 2022
34. Life as a Nicaraguan Contra with Luis Moreno
Feb 07, 2022
33. The True Story of the Portland Spy Ring with Trevor Barnes
Jan 24, 2022
32. Espionage in Academia and Higher Education with Daniel Golden
Jan 11, 2022
31. The CIA Men Tortured in Fidel Castro's Cuba
Jan 03, 2022
30. A Counterintelligence Agent Turned Romanov Heir with Tim Tate
Dec 27, 2021
29. Communist Indoctrination of American POWs with Brian D. McKnight
Dec 20, 2021
28. The Complicated Case of James Angleton with Jefferson Morley
Dec 13, 2021
27. The Unlikely Alliance between the CIA and Ex-Communist Polish Intelligence with John Pomfret
Nov 29, 2021
26. The Green Beret Defector with Greg Walker
Nov 22, 2021
25. An Amoral Intelligence Superstar in Korea with Blaine Harden
Nov 15, 2021
24. The Incredible Military Feat of Operation Jaque
Nov 08, 2021
23. Secrets of the Cold War from 1947 to 1990 with Aden Magee
Nov 01, 2021
22. Aerial Experiences in Cold War Reconnaissance with Robert Hopkins III
Oct 25, 2021
21. Highly Unusual Friendship: The Bond between a CIA Case Officer and a KGB Agent with Eric Dezenhall
Oct 18, 2021
20. The True Story of the Poison Gun and the KGB Defector with Dr. Serhii Plokhy
Oct 04, 2021
19. Licensed to Kill: The Couple that Inspired James Bond with Dr. Richard Wooldridge
Sep 28, 2021
18. KGB Agent to US Informant: Nikolai Khokhlov
Sep 20, 2021
17. 9/11 and Beyond with Toby Harnden
Sep 13, 2021
16. An NSA Agent Abroad with Dr. Eric Haseltine
Sep 06, 2021
15. Shadows of the Cold War: A Murder Investigation with Fred Burton
Aug 30, 2021
14. The Despondent Rise and Joyful Fall of the Berlin Wall with Helena Merriman
Aug 23, 2021
13. From Forest Fires to CIA Resuppliers with Lee Gossett
Aug 16, 2021
12. Life in FBI Counterintelligence with James Gaylord
Aug 09, 2021
11. The Sacrifices of Adolf Tolkachev: A Soviet CIA Asset with David E. Hoffman
Jul 26, 2021
10. An Ex-KGB Spy in America with Jack Barsky and Chelsea Dittrich
Jul 19, 2021
9. The Butcher of Lyon: The Crimes of Klaus Barbie
Jul 12, 2021
8. Counterterrorism and Special Forces with Steven Emerson
Jul 05, 2021
7. The CIA and the Shah with Tim Tyler
Jun 28, 2021
6. The Inventions and Espionage of Leon Theremin with Dr. Albert Glinsky
Jun 21, 2021
5. Flying for the CIA's Secret Airline with Neil Hansen
Jun 14, 2021
4. Cyanide Pills and Glowing Foxes with John Lisle
Jun 07, 2021
3. The Man in Moscow with Michael D. Sellers
May 31, 2021
2. The Reality of Life in the CIA with Doug Patteson
May 24, 2021
1. The Life and Lies of Fritz Joubert Duquesne with Andrew Blasco
May 24, 2021
SPYCRAFT 101 INTRO
May 12, 2021