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These are stories you were never meant to hear. The invisible but vital work of the world’s intelligence services: secret operatives playing to very different rules. The Spy Who, hosted by Indira Varma and Raza Jaffrey, takes you deep inside that shadow world to meet spies who risked everything in the national interest – or, sometimes, their own.

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The Spy Who Wondery

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These are stories you were never meant to hear. The invisible but vital work of the world’s intelligence services: secret operatives playing to very different rules. The Spy Who, hosted by Indira Varma and Raza Jaffrey, takes you deep inside that shadow world to meet spies who risked everything in the national interest – or, sometimes, their own.

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    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Holy War

    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Holy War

    It’s 1994 and 16-year-old Aimen Dean wants to die. He’s heading to war-torn Bosnia to join the Mujahideen and save fellow Muslims. He hopes to become a martyr so that he can be reunited with his dead parents in paradise. Instead, he’s about to be confronted by a bloody reality.

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    • 40 min
    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Londonistan

    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Londonistan

    Aimen Dean is trapped. He wants out of al-Qaeda and Afghanistan, but no one gets to leave the jihadi training camps without permission. So when a missile strike hands him the perfect excuse to leave he seizes the chance to break free.

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    • 37 min
    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Twin Towers

    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Twin Towers

    Aimen Dean is now working undercover posing as a loyal jihadi in Afghanistan, while actually spying for the British intelligence service MI6. And he knows that one mistake is all it will take to wind up dead. But that’s not his only worry because the sense that al-Qaeda’s got a major plot in the works is growing by the day.

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    • 38 min
    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Death Sentence

    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Death Sentence

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    Aimen Dean is now on a mission to thwart a deadly plot to release poison gas on the New York Subway. But when his British spymasters decide to alert the U.S. to the threat, Dean’s deception begins to unravel.

    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Aimen Dean talks about his time as MI6's Top Spy Inside Al-Qaeda

    The Spy Who Betrayed Bin Laden | Aimen Dean talks about his time as MI6's Top Spy Inside Al-Qaeda

    Aimen Dean talks Raza Jaffrey through the highs and lows of his eight years as an undercover agent and why he chose to spy for the British rather than the Americans.
    He also describes how he felt after his cover was blown when an American writer disclosed his identity with details that could only be sourced to Dean; and what his life has been like since.
    And Raza gets his chance to find whether the spy movies and TV series he's been involved in have anything to do with real life.

    The Spy Who Wouldn't Lie | The Tiger Stirs

    The Spy Who Wouldn't Lie | The Tiger Stirs

    It’s June 1940 and the German forces are closing in on Paris. Noor Inayat Khan escapes to Britain just in time but is determined to return to Nazi-occupied France as a radio operator for Britain’s new covert ops agency. But her recruiters encounter a problem: she strongly believes it is wrong to lie.

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    • 37 min

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