Words, Terms and Codes
Here is a reference
resource for all those spy codes and covert talk.
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| E | F
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| I | J
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| O | PQ
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– an underground group in Palestine (now in power).
a case officer who is responsible for handling agents
- HARD MAN –
an experienced operative who can survive in a hostile
environment and who has killed.
- HARD TARGET –
a surveillance target who is actively maintaining secrecy and
may not reveal that he/she has detected the surveillance team.
- HEZBOLLAH –
an underground group in Lebanon, alleged to have operating
units in Latin America with links to major drug dealers.
- HONEY POT –
Mata Hari, Raven, lady, femme fatale; a female agent using
romance to compromise a target.
- HONEY TRAP - Slang
for use of men or women in sexual situations to intimidate or
snare others. This use of sex to trap or blackmail an
individual is standard practice in intelligence operations
- HOOLIGAN TOOL –
a specialized tool much like a crowbar, developed by fire
departments for prying open doors and windows. Also used by
- HOSTILE - term
used to describe the organizations and activities of the
- HOSTILE RECRUITMENT
– recruitment by threat or
force of an uncooperative informant, mole, or agent-in-place.
- HUMINT –
intelligence activities involving people rather than
electronic eavesdropping or communications interception.
- HUNTING PACK –
slang for surveillance team.