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The Live Drop

Mark Valley

Host Mark Valley ventures into the elusive world of intelligence collection and espionage to spot, assess and debrief: spies, spy catchers, analysts, diplomats, security experts and occasionally the storytellers who bring them all to life - a HUMINT Experiment.

Recent Episodes

Mossad Sends In The Good Assassin to Catch The Butcher of Latvia with Author Stephan TaltyMay 30, 2020 Episode artwork Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Veteran Dr. Sergei Belyakov Liquidates an Unseen EnemyMay 22, 2020 Episode artwork Dissecting the Anatomy of a Spy For Intent and Motivation with Author Michael SmithMay 15, 2020 Episode artwork Special Forces Author James Stejskal Stays Behind in Berlin with an Unconventional UnitMay 08, 2020 Episode artwork Federal Investigator Fred Burton Presents the Beirut Rules And The Hunt for HezbollahMay 01, 2020 Episode artwork US Marine and Special Agent Cody Perron Reveals the Diplomatic Security ServiceApril 22, 2020 Episode artwork Shoulder Surfing in Hong Kong with Security Consultant Ilya UmanskiyApril 08, 2020 Episode artwork Air America Pilot Neil Hansen Drops Some Hard Rice about the Secret War in LaosMarch 25, 2020 Episode artwork Former CIA & FBI Tracy Walder Shares an Unexpected Journey from Sorority Girl to Spy to Spyhunter to EducatorMarch 11, 2020 Episode artwork Stephen Vogel Digs Into Cold War Berlin and Taps Into British Spy George BlakeFebruary 29, 2020 Episode artwork Canadian Author and Journalist Joyce Wayne Rolls Up the Soviets and Local Members of the Cold War’s Ottawa Spy RingFebruary 07, 2020 Episode artwork Polish Solidarity Operative Witold Radwanski Reveals the Golden Rule of KonspiracjaJanuary 24, 2020 Episode artwork High Stakes Poker Player Joe Rivers Reveals How to Avoid Being Shaken or Stirred.July 10, 2019 Episode artwork Dave Rupert American Trucker, Traveler, and British Spy Who Brought Down the Real IRAJuly 03, 2019 Episode artwork Irish Writer and Journalist Sean O’Driscoll Found an Accidental Spy in the IRAJune 26, 2019 Episode artwork Former US Army Intelligence Analyst Stephen Hoyt Intuited Soviet Capability with US Military Liaison Mission May 10, 2019 Episode artwork An Advanced History of Intelligence with Professor Mark Stout of Johns Hopkins UniversityMay 03, 2019 Episode artwork The Counterspycraft of Stuart Herrington from MACV-SOG in Vietnam to Berlin with the US Army Foreign Counterintelligence ActivityApril 19, 2019 Episode artwork Ambassador Rudy Perina Decodes Cold War Berlinery and How a Diplomat Can Keep the PeaceApril 12, 2019 Episode artwork Los Angeles Mediator Lee Jay Berman Is Ripe to Share the Skill of Conflict ResolutionApril 05, 2019 Episode artwork Veteran CIA Security Officer Tom Pecora on Guarding the ClandestineMarch 16, 2019 Episode artwork Tradecraft Trainer Jason Hanson Transmits from his Spy Ranch Somewhere in UtahFebruary 27, 2019 Episode artwork Playwright Helen Banner's INTELLIGENCE Goes Onstage with Diplomats and TerroristsFebruary 01, 2019 Episode artwork Thinker and Soldier John Spencer Goes to Town on Urban WarfareJanuary 29, 2019 Episode artwork Michael Reiter Directs AGENTS UNKNOWN and Debriefs Intelligence Networks of the Vietcong.January 01, 2019 Episode artwork