Tag: soviets

  • Project Venona

    Project Venona

    The Venona project was a top-secret U.S. effort to decrypt messages sent by intelligence agencies of the Soviet Union. In existence from 1943 until 1980, the project allowed American intelligence to understand to some degree the extent of Soviet espionage efforts during the mid-20th century, although most of the deciphered messages were not fully understood…

  • Operation Gladio – AIDA

    Operation Gladio – AIDA

    Operation Gladio was a clandestine operation led by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in partnership with NATO and Western European intelligence agencies during the Cold War. Its aim was to create a network of anti-communist guerrillas in Europe and to prepare them for sabotage and guerrilla warfare in the event of a Soviet invasion.   …