Synopsis by Rob Ferrier
Spies is a video series dedicated to the secret wars that have raged through the past decades. Through archival footage, interviews with key players, and excerpts from unpublished memoirs and recently declassified sources, this series attempts to put a human face on the missions of men and women who until now have lurked in the shadows. Material from the archives of the CIA, FBI, KGB, and Mossad are used extensively. "Diplomacy: CIA Style" examines the tactics used by the CIA in intelligence excursions in Iran in 1953, Guatemala in 1954, and during the Bay of Pigs invasion in of Cuba in 1963. "Target Cuba" examines the CIA's efforts to destabilize Fidel Castro's regime during the Cuban Missile Crisis .
CIA (Central-Intelligence-Agency), espionage, intelligence [gov't], reconnaissance, spy