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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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During the early years of the internet, the United States Secret Service conducts a groundbreaking mission to take down one of the first criminal hacker groups -- Shadowcrew.
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With the help of an undercover source, the DEA's Special Operation Division launches an international manhunt to capture one of the most prolific Russian arms dealers in the world, Viktor Bout.
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The FBI works alongside the NRO to stop a potential spy from selling classified secrets to an enemy nation; soon they discover the spy has buried the classified secrets all over the East Coast.
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After a suspicious rise in Russian diplomats visiting the State Department, the FBI works with the Diplomatic Security Service to follow mysterious radio frequencies; the agents soon have a national emergency on their hands.
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After mass genocide is committed during The Bosnian War, the U.S. and NATO lead an international effort with Joint Special Operations Command to go after one of the most notorious war criminals the world has ever seen.
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After the FBI discovers a Hezbollah terrorist cell nestled in the suburbs of Charlotte, North Carolina, investigators work to unravel the web of criminal activity to prosecute the first material support for terrorism case in the United States.
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In a classic, follow the money investigation, an elite team of unconventional investigators work together to take down one of the most violent and dangerous Columbian cartels of the 1990s, The Norte Valle Cartel.
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The NSA and FBI work together to thwart an Al-Qaeda terrorist plot to blow up the New York City subway on the Anniversary of 9/11.
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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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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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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 DEA's elite special operations division uses an unprecedented and risky sting operation to infiltrate Monzer Al-Kassar's inner circle.
aired 326 days ago
The FBI and Defense Intelligence Agency team up to capture DIA Senior Analyst Ana Montes for allegedly passing sensitive intelligence to Cuba.
aired 326 days ago
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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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 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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After arresting Fidel, the intelligence community learns that classified information still reaches Cuba.
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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.
aired 1,307 days ago
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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