Wikileaks foi a “gota” que faltava para sumir com todo romantismo, escaramussas e tudo mais da espionagem e diplomacia mundial: escancarou geral. O Museu Internacional da Espionagem, Spy Museum, traz as ferramentas e brinquedinhos estilo 007, James Bond, que eram úteis antes do vazamento da web. Uns itens mais pitorescos e outros mais devastadores, todos revelam uma face das sociedades quando do interesse mútuo entre nações em saber seus segredos…
Ele fica em Washington, onde mais né?! Terra do FBI e da CIA.
Umbrellas are pistols. Dead rats are microphones. Femme fatales are men fatales. Gain access to a wild world of gadgets, weapons, bugs, cameras, vehicles and spy-tech that defies classification.
And what about the ingenious disguise techniques developed by Hollywood for the CIA? What about the “wilderness of mirrors” on the other side during the Cold War?
At the museum you can adopt a cover identity and learn why an operative needs one. You’ll hear spies, in their own words, describe the challenges and the “game” of spying. What motivates them? Patriotism? Money? A compromising situation? Their own egos? Do you have what it takes to live a life of lies as a spy? The answers are exhibited here for those clandestinely curious enough who enter.
We’re all connected to a world wide web of technology. But does that mean we’re all susceptible to a new type of terror? Cyber attacks are the new WMDs, and the electronic theft and destruction of intel is the modern spy game. Weapons Of Mass Disruption™ studies how cyber attacks can cripple a nation, what cyber forensics specialists can do to defend against it, and how the world can be disrupted with the push of a different kind of button.
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