New article: 'A Prominent Spy: Mehdi Ben Barka, Czechoslovak intelligence and Eastern Bloc espionage in the Third World during the Cold War'

Dr Jan Koura, an Academic Visitor at REES in 2019, has published a new article for the 'Intelligence and National Security' journal on the example of Mehdi Ben Barka, leading Moroccan opposition politician, who collaborated with Czechoslovak intelligence in the early 1960s, the article demonstrates activities, methods, and aims of Eastern Bloc intelligence in Africa during the Cold War. The study is based on newly declassified Czech secret documents and other sources.

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