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Known to be the podcast real spies listen to -(STOP)- eavesdrop on conversations with high level sources from around the world -(STOP)- spychiefs molehunters defectors covert operators analysts cyberwarriors and researchers debriefed by SPY Historian Hammond -(STOP) stories secrets tradecraft and technology discussed -(STOP)- HUMINT SIGINT OSINT IMINT GEOINT and more -(STOP)- rumored to be professional education internal communication and public information -(STOP)- entire back catalog available online for free -(STOP)- please investigate this claim with all possible haste -(STOP)- SPY Historian Hammond said to have a Scottish accent -(STOP)- is this a countermeasure or a hearts-and-minds campaign?



Recent Episodes

Ep 643 | 7.23.24

Leading United States Central Command - with General Frank McKenzie

General Frank McKenzie joins Andrew Hammond to discuss his new book, The Melting Point. General McKenzie was the 14th commander of the United States Central Command.

Ep 642 | 7.16.24

The Future of NATO with Leon Panetta and Expert Panel

An expert panel of world leaders gathered at the International Spy Museum to discuss the importance of NATO today and in the future. Panelists included former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, Latvian President Edgars Rinkēvičs, among others.

Ep 641 | 7.9.24

Cybersecurity in The White House – with Camille Stewart Gloster

Camille Stewart Gloster joins Andrew Hammond to discuss her career in cyber. Camille was the first Deputy National Cyber Director for Technology & Ecosystem for the White House.

Ep 640 | 7.2.24

The National Intelligence Council with Michael Collins

Michael Collins joins Andrew Hammond to discuss the National Intelligence Council. Michael is the NIC’s current acting chair.

Ep 639 | 6.25.24

"The Real James Bond Cars" – with Top Gear's Jason Barlow

Jason Barlow joins Andrew Hammond to discuss the iconic James Bond vehicles. Jason is the longstanding editor-at-large at Top Gear.

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Andrew Hammond
Erin Dietrick
Andrew Hammond, Ph.D. is Historian & Curator at the International Spy Museum, home of the world's preeminent collection of intelligence-related artifacts. Previous chapters have included seven years in the RAF, Public Humanities at the 9/11 Museum in NYC, Fellowships here, there, and everywhere, and academia. He is author of the forthcoming book: "Struggles for Freedom": Afghanistan & US Foreign Policy Since 1979. He loves bialys.
Erin Dietrick is the Programs & Podcast Assistant at the International Spy Museum. Erin is a Cleveland native and graduate of the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, where she studied history. She also holds an MA in Museum Studies from the George Washington University. Erin is passionate about storytelling, inspiring critical thinking, and inciting joy through museum programming. She has a special place in her heart for music history and named her orange cat Ringo after Ringo Starr.
Schedule: Tuesdays, 7am EST (weekly)
Credits: SPY: Mike Mincey and Memphis Vaughn III, Co-Producers; Emily Rens and Emily Coletta, Graphics; Afua Anokwa and Ariel Samuel, Social Media; Erin Dietrick, Researcher, Scheduler, Editor, Co-Producer, Social Media; Andrew Hammond, Writer, Editor-in-Chief, Executive Producer. CYBERWIRE: Elliott Peltzman, Sound Design; Elliott Peltzman and Tré Hester, mixing; Jen Eiben, Co-producer, Social Media; SpyCast opening music: Wayne Jones, “Cypher” (2018).
Creator: International Spy Museum
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