Examples of counterespionage in a Sentence
He was involved in counterespionage against Germany in World War II.
Recent Examples of counterespionage from the Web
But in 1996, he was given a chance to redeem himself as part of a joint CIA-FBI counterespionage operation.
There are walls and labyrinths that separate counterintelligence and counterespionage from criminal law.
Mr. Dahlin, a Swedish citizen, was detained and interrogated for 23 days this year by China’s Ministry of State Security, a powerful spy and counterespionage agency.
The counterterrorism center will be led by Pierre de Bousquet de Florian, former head of a French counterespionage agency.
Yet it should be noted that leakers and counterespionage agents are nothing new.
Yet no successful counterespionage program can be mounted if the president denies Kremlin intervention in the elections.
Before the trip, Flynn received a classified counterespionage briefing at D.I.A. headquarters.
Ms. Phan-Gillis, a Vietnamese-American business consultant from Houston, was secretly detained in March 2015 by officers from the Ministry of State Security, which oversees espionage and counterespionage.
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Definition of counterespionage for English Language Learners
: the activity of preventing or stopping enemies from spying
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