Aldrich Hazen Ames

Aldrich Hazen Ames

is a former Central Intelligence Agency counter-intelligence officer and analyst, who, in 1994, was convicted of spying for the Soviet Union and Russia.
I saw a limit to what I was giving as kind of a scam I was running on the KGB, by giving them people that I knew were their double agents fed to us.More Aldrich Hazen Ames quotes [07/14/2011 04:07:36]
The only thing I ever withheld from the KGB were the names of two agents whom I personally had known and handled and had a particular feeling for.More Aldrich Hazen Ames quotes [07/14/2011 04:07:12]
I came into the Agency with a set of ideas and attitudes that were quite typical of people coming into the Agency at that time. You could call it liberal anti-communism.More Aldrich Hazen Ames quotes [07/14/2011 04:07:57]
The difficulties of conducting espionage against the Soviet Union in the Soviet Union were such that historically the Agency had backed away from the task.More Aldrich Hazen Ames quotes [07/14/2011 04:07:47]
When I handed over the names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union, I had come to the conclusion that the loss of these sources to the U.S. would not compromise significant national defense, political, diplomatic interests.More Aldrich Hazen Ames quotes [07/14/2011 04:07:10]

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