World Events

A Veterans Day Secret

Soldiers celebrating the WWI armistice. (Photo by Time Life Pictures/US Army Signal Corps/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) Greetings Everyday Spy, There is something about Veterans Day this year that makes it special.  Part secret, part history, I want you to have the knowledge that others don’t. Veterans Day is not unique to the United States. […]

An Open Letter to CIA Officer Amaryllis Fox

Greetings Amaryllis, I’ve been seeing your name a lot these days. Between Google’s algorithms, Apple’s PR people, and US media outlets, you are popping up everywhere! You look happy, confident, and successful. Well done. I don’t think we met while we were at the Agency together. Not unless we crossed paths getting coffee or burnt […]

The Making of a Terrorist

Greetings Everyday Spy, Many of us will always remember where we were on September 11th, 2001. Some of us were at work. Some of us were running errands. Some of us were studying, traveling, sitting with friends, or working out. But we all remember.  We remember so that we can bring honor to the 2,977 […]

America 2020 – The Rules of Espionage

Greetings Everyday Spy, ‘Espionage’ became a household word in 2016.  The world started reading headlines about foreign actors influencing the 2016 US Elections. Legal investigations began at all levels of government. Conspiracy theories took off. Comedians and commentators alike took advantage of a growing public appetite for more; More information More jokes More accusations The […]

Forefathers Never Tell…

Greetings Everyday Spy, Did you know that our forefathers never wanted independence? They wanted freedom.      – Freedom to choose     –  Freedom to try     –  Freedom to learn The true story behind American independence is one of the greatest secrets ever kept.  The 13 American colonies had suffered for nearly […]