This guy was not recruited by the CIA, he was a walk-in who volunteered to spy for the United States in 2012.
It is a camera, placed there to spy on the folks who dare to show their faces.
Today's news cycle brings "proof" that legendary journalist I.F. Stone was a Soviet spy.
The Japanese knew that she was an American spy and treated her accordingly.
Jamie Malanowski has been an editor at spy, Time and Playboy, and is the author of the satirical novel The Coup.
He saw Dan the spy coming from the total meeting last night.
It was suggested by a plate of apples that he happened to spy on the mantel-piece.
“The lad is no spy, or he would not speak as frankly as he does,” observed the gentleman.
That the spy will fabricate his information is a mere commonplace.
He was too much of a gentleman to wish to spy upon the girl he had promised to marry.
mid-13c., from Old French espier "to spy," probably from Frankish *spehon, from Proto-Germanic *spekh- (cf. Old High German *spehon "to look out for, scout, spy," German spähen "to spy," Middle Dutch spien), the Germanic survivals of the productive PIE root *spek- "to look" (see scope (n.1)).
mid-13c., "one who spies on another," From Old French espie, probably from a Germanic source (see spy (v.)).