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Hutton Honors College

 — Indiana University

Espionage in the 21st Century
Fireside Chat with Former CIA Operations Officer Gene Coyle

October 8, 2014

Students heard from Gene Coyle about how espionage methodologies and targets have changed
with the continuing technological advances of the 21st century.

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Gene Coyle, who speaks Russian, Greek, Portuguese, and German, spent 14 of his 30 years with the Central Intelligence Agency working undercover in various countries, including Russia, Kyrgystan, Brazil, Portugal, and Greece. Coyle is now professor of practice in the IU School of International and Global Studies.

Coyle spent time discussing his time in the CIA and how technologies have had an impact on the field of espionage.

He is the author of the spy novels The Dream Merchant of Lisbon, No Game for Amateurs, Diamonds and Deceit, and A Spy's Lonely Path and has written articles for the CIA's Studies in Intelligence journal.

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