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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 558 | 9.27.22

“The Past 75 Years” – with Historian of the CIA Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones joins Andrew to discuss his book. He has studied American intelligence for 50 years.

Ep 557 | 9.20.22

“The 75th Anniversary of the CIA” – with former Director Robert Gates

Robert Gates joins Andrew Hammond to reflect on the 75th Anniversary of the CIA. He served 8 U.S. presidents.

Ep 556 | 9.13.22

"CIA Reports Officer, Russian Yacht Watcher, Satirist” – with Alex Finley

Alex Finley joins Andrew Hammond to discuss life as a CIA Reports Officer turned author. She lives in Barcelona.

Ep 555 | 9.6.22

"The Counterterrorism and Counter WMD Strategist" – with Dexter Ingram.

Dexter Ingram joins Andrew to discuss counterterrorism, spy artifacts, and OSINT. He is the Acting Director in the US State Department's Office of the Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, Spy Museum Advisory Board member, and collector of intelligence artifacts and all manner of gadgets.

Ep 554 | 8.30.22

“POW’s, Vietnam and Intelligence” – with Pritzker Curator James Brundage

James Brundage joins Andrew Hammond to discuss prisoners-of-war and intelligence. He is the Curator at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago.

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Andrew Hammond
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.
Schedule: Tuesdays
Credits: Co-Producers Mike Mincey and Memphis Vaughn III; Writer, Researcher, Editor & Executive Producer Andrew Hammond.
Creator: International Spy Museum
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