True Spies is an eclectic mix of weekly podcasts told through the eyes of the real spies behind some of the world’s greatest operations. Our agents reveal their secrets and skills, bringing you with them on dangerous missions to test your spy skills.
SPYSCAPE True Spies are also accomplished authors, so we’ve also selected a dozen of their bestsellers to put you in the middle of the action. What would you do in their position?
Former KGB officer Jack Barsky couldn’t turn down the offer to work deep undercover as a sleeper spy in New York City during the height of the Cold War, even if that meant making life and death decisions. Barsky, author of Deep Undercover, also tells his thrilling story in our podcast True Spies: The Illegal.
Ex-Mossad officer Gad Shimron, author of Mossad Exodus, ran a diving resort as a cover to bring thousands of Sudanese Jews to Israel in a mission known as Operation Brothers. The operation was likely to end in one of two ways: either Shimron would save lives or he'd lose his own. Hear more from Shimron in True Spies: Operation Brothers.
CIA officer Valerie Plame’s identity was leaked during President George W. Bush’s administration. Overnight, the operations she’d worked on, searching out intelligence on weapons of mass destruction, were at risk. What would you do in Valerie’s position? Her story unfolds in True Spies: Fair Game?
Eric O’Neill was an FBI rookie when he was plucked from his surveillance unit and assigned to spy on a dangerous suspected spy. Senior FBI counterintelligence officer Robert Hanssen was a KGB double agent and possibly the most dangerous spy in American history. Eric shares his chilling story in SPYSCAPE’s podcast True Spies: Gray Suit & The Ghost.
Special Forces Berlin
Former operator James Stejskal shares the secrets of his elite, clandestine unit Special Forces Berlin. The unit was at the center of the Tehran Hostage Crisis at one point, but no one could know they were there. Listen in on True Spies: Shadow Games.
As former Deputy Director of the Office of Counterintelligence, Robert Booth was tasked with investigating individuals within the department who were recruited as spies for foreign governments. How would you catch a traitor? Listen in on SPYSCAPE’s podcast True Spies: The Spycatcher.
The Moscow Rules
Jonna Mendez was chief of disguise at the CIA’s Office of Technical Service for decades, fabricating disguises for agents and colleagues in some of the world’s most hostile locations. Mendez shares her story in True Spies: The Art of Disguise.
The Unexpected Spy
Tracy Walder was a CIA officer in the Counterterrorism Center after 9/11 and then became an FBI Special Agent specializing in Chinese counterintelligence. Do you have what it takes to work for two of the US’s premier agencies? Hear Walder’s fascinating tale on SPYSCAPE’s podcast True Spies: The Rookie and bin Laden.