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Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers hosts this CNN original series, an eight-part look at complex true stories of America's covert operations. The newly declassified missions are recounted firsthand by agents from all 16 U.S. intelligence bureaus, providing viewers with unprecedented access to a secret world of espionage. The missions span time periods from Cold War-era Moscow to modern-day Iran, from the streets of 1980s Cuba to Beijing of today. Among the stories covered are the military's hunts for Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein and al-Qaida leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

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The FBI and CIA embark on a decade-long effort to catch the highest-ranking CIA officer to ever commit espionage and his son who also joined the spy game.
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Elite DEA agents hunt down the world's biggest heroin trafficker amidst the Taliban insurgency.
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A sophisticated terrorist organization of white supremacists attacks the Pacific Northwest; a team of FBI agents must find and end the threat.
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The DEA's elite special operations division uses an unprecedented and risky sting operation to infiltrate Monzer Al-Kassar's inner circle.
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After arresting Fidel, the intelligence community learns that classified information still reaches Cuba.
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Homeland Security special agents work with the Defense Criminal Investigative Service to identify and capture a Chinese software pirate.
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The FBI and Defense Intelligence Agency team up to capture DIA Senior Analyst Ana Montes for allegedly passing sensitive intelligence to Cuba.
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After the hijacking of Egypt Air flight 648, FBI agents launch an international manhunt for the terrorist responsible for the horrific attack.
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Russian sleeper agents infiltrate the U.S.; the agents begin living normal American lives; the FBI begins one of the largest counterintelligence investigations in history to neutralize the threat.
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The U.S. military makes finding Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein its number one priority before events led to catastrophe.
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President George W. Bush and the Joint Special Operations Command prioritize stopping violent al-Qaida leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi from killing more innocent people.
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A Taliban double agent was instrumental in securing the release of foreign nationals held hostage in Afghanistan by the Taliban.
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The CIA recruits Soviet diplomat Aleksandr Ogorodnik, codename TRIGON, to capture intelligence on the Soviet Union during the peak of the Cold War conflict.
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Engineer Chi Mak was allegedly leaking Naval secrets to the Chinese government back in 2004 and was pursued by the FBI and NCIS.
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Investigations begin on an undercover sting operation to stop illegal arms; led by ICE and Homeland Security.
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During the Cold War, the U.S. military races against time to recover classified footage from a top secret surveillance satellite that crashed into the Pacific Ocean before it falls into enemy hands.

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