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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 580 | 3.28.23

“Secrets Revealed” – Curators Alexis and Andrew on SPY’s Pop-Up Exhibit

Dr. Alexis Albion joins Andrew Hammond to discuss amazing artifacts with amazing stories from SPY’s newest pop-up exhibit: “Secrets Revealed: Highlights from the Grant Verstandig Collection.”

Ep 579 | 3.21.23

"Israeli Military Intelligence" – with IDF Brig. General (Res.) Yossi Kuperwasser

Yossi Kuperwasser joins Andrew Hammond to discuss the Israeli intelligence community. Yossi is the former head of the Research Division of IDF Military Intelligence.

Ep 578 | 3.14.23

“Hitler’s Trojan Horse” – Nazi Intelligence with Nigel West

Nigel West joins Andrew Hammond to discuss Germany’s military intelligence service during WWII, the Abwehr. Nigel is known as the expert’s expert on spy history.

Ep 577 | 3.7.23

“Espionage and the Metaverse” – with Cathy Hackl

Cathy Hackl joins Andrew Hammond to discuss the potential implications of the metaverse on intelligence. Cathy has been called the “Godmother of the Metaverse.

Ep 576 | 2.28.23

Ukraine & Intelligence: One Year on – with Shane Harris

Shane Harris joins Andrew Hammond to discuss the role of intelligence in the Ukraine conflict one year after it began. Shane reports on intelligence for the Washington Post and is the author of two books.

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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. Currently gaining her 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; Jo Zhu and Emily Coletta, Graphics; Afua Anokwa, Social Media; Erin Dietrick, Researcher, Scheduler, Editor, Co-Producer, Social Media; Andrew Hammond, Writer, Editor-in-Chief, Executive Producer. CYBERWIRE: Elliott Pelzman, Sound Design; Elliott Pelzman 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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