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double agent

a spy employed by two mutually antagonistic countries, companies, etc.
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Macintyre writes, "Robertson's team of double agents could now begin feeding the Germans not just snippets of falsehood, but a gigantic, war-changing lie.
He was the first one of these double agents and so the system was based around him.
The second Welsh double agent was Gwilym Williams, a police inspector who retired from the force early after falling out with his boss.
All four dozen double agents were recruited in Cuba and other parts of the world and personally run by Castro.
LeGrand notes in her introduction of Double Agents a very important issue for teachers to understand when using the book "Your students will gain the most .
Now he was a British double agent and MI5's greatest asset in winning the espionage war against Germany.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- Double Agent has launched its next covert operation a city-wide search to find the newest Boston area Double Agent recruits.
He was accepted as a double agent (codenamed Tricycle) and came to live in London.
Discover the tension of being a double agent: Use actual tactics employed by today's real-life double agents to sabotage the terrorists' plans.
It focused on "turning" captured German agents by making them choose between the hangman's noose or becoming double agents feeding false information to the Nazis.
It is now feared al-Qaeda will hunt out British terrorist recruits - some of who may have been "turned" into double agents.