Tag Archives: Espionage

Kevin Halligen: Best or Worst Fake Spy Ever?

So here’s something interesting. This fellow, Kevin Halligen, just spent the better part of a decade duping everybody in the Beltway into believing he was a British spy. “Washington’s intelligence elite — Pentagon officials, influential lawyers and lobbyists, former CIA operatives” all fell into his brilliant plot to convince them of his espionage career. Then read more »

I May Never be an International Spy

It pains me to say so, but I don’t think I’m ever going to be an international spy. Of course I’ve been saying that for years. “I’d make a terrible spy,” I’d confess, “I dress like a professor from a Broadway musical and speak with an accent I apparently invented. I’m too conspicuous.” Which was a clever read more »