espionage espionage  /ˈɛ spi ə nɑdʒ/


  • (n) the systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets


  1. While a federal jury in Washington struggled over two million words of testimony in her turbulent trial for espionage, slim, dark-haired Judith Coplon, 28, curled up in a chair in .
  2. In their notebooks, which police found when they broke the Soviet spy ring in Canada in 1946, Soviet espionage agents were accustomed to make a brisk notation in Russian after the .


  1. Author Vince Flynn dies of cancer at 47

    ST. PAUL, Minn., June 19 (UPI) -- Vince Flynn, author of the popular Mitch Rapp espionage novels, died Wednesday at a hospital in St. Paul, Minn., his family said. He was 47.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Cyber threats and leaks spur increased security focus

    Increased cyber espionage by China and recent leaks by a contractor working at the National Security Agency have put a sharp focus on cyber security for aerospace and defense companies showing off their ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Combating Corporate Espionage, a Cyber Counterespionage Event Comes to Virginia

    SpearTip, LLC - - CI Centre - - and ComSec, LLC are proud to present "Combating Corporate Espionage" Protecting Your Organization From "Spies, Hacks & Taps" this summer in Virginia Beach, VA. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. "She is an American citizen and I have complete confidence that she was not engaging in any sort of espionage," Obama said. "She is an Iranian American who was interested in the country which her family came from. And it is appropriate for...
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "We wound up with a swaybar there somehow," Waltrip said. "I promise you no one went to their tool box and swiped it. This is not intellectual espionage."
    on Mar 30, 2008 By: Michael Waltrip Source: USA Today

  3. "There were DEA agents who worked to conduct political espionage and to fund criminal groups so they could launch attacks on the lives of authorities, if not the president," Morales said.
    on Nov 1, 2008 By: Evo Morales Source: USA Today

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