Washington D.C.
Inside the CIA With Intelligence Experts, Operatives & Historians
Join intelligence experts, historians and actual CIA operatives for a week of espionage. Learn about the inner workings of the CIA and discuss the world’s greatest threats.
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Program No. 22733RJ
8 days
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The first female CIA officer in Moscow goes under deep cover and is arrested by the KGB. A former jihadist is turned by the Canadian Intelligence Service and becomes a mole in the Toronto 18 terrorist cell. Hear these stories and more as you go undercover in Washington D.C. and spend a week delving into the covert operations of intelligence agencies in the U.S. and beyond. Enjoy several hours of educational content each day, and have plenty of time on your own to explore the monuments and cuisine of Washington D.C.
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Easy Going
Light Walking.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hear real-life stories directly from those involved in covert operations, among them: the first CIA female officer in Moscow, a former jihadist and the CIA’s top-ranked female Arabist.
  • Discuss topics like recent terrorist attacks and counter-intelligence during daily lectures with experts and historians.
  • Enjoy a “spy-spotting” walk around Washington, D.C. with our resident experts providing insight.
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Nigel West
Nigel West is a military historian specializing in intelligence and security issues. In 1989, he was voted The Experts' Expert by a panel of spy writers. He is the European Editor of the Washington D.C.-based International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence and a lecturer at the Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies in Alexandria, Va. In 2003, he was awarded the U.S. Association of Former Intelligence Officers’ first Lifetime Literature Achievement Award.
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