espionage http://wamc.org en Robert Meeropol Marks The Anniversary Of The Deaths Of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg http://wamc.org/post/robert-meeropol-marks-anniversary-deaths-julius-and-ethel-rosenberg <p>Next Wednesday, June 19<sup>th</sup>, will mark 60 years since Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed at Sing-Sing Prison after being convicted of conspiring to pass along U.S. atomic bomb secrets to the Soviet Union.&nbsp; They became the first American civilians to be put to death for spying during peacetime. To mark the anniversary, the children and grandchildren of the Rosenbergs will take part in an event this Sunday, Fathers day, at New York City’s town hall. The Rosenbergs son, Robert Meeropol, spoke to WAMC news about the event called “Carry it Forward.” Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Brian Shields 67060 at http://wamc.org Robert Meeropol Marks The Anniversary Of The Deaths Of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg "The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6" by Gordon Corera http://wamc.org/post/art-betrayal-secret-history-mi6-gordon-corera <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gordon </span>Corera<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a security correspondent for BBC News. In that role, he covers the work of Britain's intelligence agencies. His new book is </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1605983985/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1605983985&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1605983985" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> - in it, he provides a unique and unprecedented insight into this secret world and the reality that lies behind the fiction.</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56758 at http://wamc.org "The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6" by Gordon Corera Stephen Gottlieb: What’s Wrong with Spying? http://wamc.org/post/stephen-gottlieb-what-s-wrong-spying <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The AP recently revealed a spying operation by the New York City police on Muslims and Muslim institutions. What should we think about that?</p><p>Several years ago I arranged to teach a course on Privacy Law because I wanted to figure that out. I read, studied, corresponded with experts in the field and chaired a committee to come up with solutions. Here is some of what I&rsquo;ve come up with.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 19:49:16 +0000 38043 at http://wamc.org