The Great Game. 10 November 2019.11.11.2019 |
Flares go up over Petrovskoye, signaling the start of the long-overdue troop withdrawal. Kiev says it needs three days to pull back its forces while Donetsk is already done. Will a long-awaited peace finally set in? Who really seeks peace? And who really makes an effort to bring it about?
Is this a fundamental shift in Kiev’s policy – or is the pullback merely a ploy in the Great Game? Clandestine operations that change the course of history. Classified reports, leaks, provocations – what do secret wars between intelligence services look like today?
The legends of the intelligence communities on both sides of the Atlantic talk about their cloak-and-dagger activities in a special report by Dimitri Simes.