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double agent

a spy employed by two mutually antagonistic countries, companies, etc.
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Washington DC [United States] March 15 ( ANI ): US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday slammed Russia over the poison attack that left a former Russian double agent and his daughter comatose on a park bench last week.
A huge police inquiry was launched after former double agent Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on March 4.
Former double agent Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, have been in hospital since they were found unconscious on Sunday on a bench in the southern English cathedral city of Salisbury.
Double agent Nathalie oLilyo Sergueiew was one of several double agents involved in what was called Operation Fortitude, which began in 1944 and provided cover for the Normandy invasion.
According to Lebanese reports, the double agent, identified only by the initials M.
MARVEL'S AGENTS OF SHIELD C4 8pm LAST ONE It's time for the ultimate battle between the superheroes and double agent Garrett (Bill Paxton).
His reports, for which he invented a network of fictitious subagents, deluded the Germans so successfully that the British ultimately felt compelled in the winter of 1941 to recruit him as a double agent to ensure that his reports would not interfere with reports being carefully fed to the Germans by agents under their control.
The court rejected the plea of Punjab government on killing of Masood Janjua being double agent of US and Al-Qaeda and disposing of the case remarking if ISI has each and every information about Masood Janjua and Faisal Faraz then why it does not know where is the dead body of Masood Janjua.
DESCRIBED as a 'shifty-looking, short, bony-faced Welshman' in his security file, double agent Arthur Owens ended up playing a major role in Britain's victory in World War Two.
Double agent Brian Nelson was alleged to have passed a photo to the UFF, allowing them to identify Pat.
The first installment, Agent Zigzag (see below), looks at dodgy double agent Eddie Chapman, while the second, Operation Mincemeat ([EXCELLENT] SELECTION Sept/Oct 2010), reveals the Brits' bold plot to hoodwink the Nazis by planting a dead body with forged documents off the coast of Spain.