World Events

USA Protests: The CIA Mission Response Cycle

Greetings Everyday Spy, Watching the cycle of protests in the United States has been difficult for all of us. Whether you are in the street marching, at home social distancing, or trying to rebuild a life somewhere in the middle, we can all agree that the United States right now is a country in transition. […]

Memorial Day’s Secret Origin

Greetings EverydaySpy, I am a proud US veteran of two foreign conflicts – Afghanistan and Iraq. And while I made it home again, brothers and sisters I served beside did not.  Every American recognizes the importance of Memorial Day.  It is the day we celebrate those men and women who died in military conflict serving […]

Mother’s Day: Wartime Secrets and Women Heroes

Greetings Everyday Spy, Mother’s Day is the second most popular holiday in the world. 86% of Americans spend more than $180 each on Mother’s Day gifts. More than 141 million Mother’s Day greeting cards are stamped and sent annually. Retail sales for Mother’s Day increase by an average $1 billion per year. Mother’s Day is […]

Beating COVID19 (Part 6): A CIA Farewell to Coronavirus

Greetings Everyday Spy, If you are subscribed to EverydaySpy.com or follow my Everyday Espionage Podcast, then you know my recent frustration with experts. People who claim to be experts in their field but shy away from making professional predictions are of little value to our world. As Coronavirus continues to dominate headlines around the world, […]

Beating COVID19 (Part 5): Flying Lessons from a General

Photo credits: U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan Greetings Everyday Spy, If you’ve listened to my Everyday Espionage Podcast or seen me speak live, then you that I use questions as a tool. Questions put you one-step ahead of everyone else, give you control right now, and allow you to predict the future. But […]