Chris Simmons created HUMAN CHESS after a long and distinguished career with the US Army and the Defense Intelligence Agency. A badge-carrying Special Agent and student of human nature, he learned how to combine behavior analysis, body language, psychology, and statement profiling to understand, predict and shape the actions of others.
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Chris Simmons

Is an internationally renowned authority on espionage issues, especially Cuba’s world-class intelligence services. An Army paratrooper turned master spy-catcher and terrorist hunter, he is:
  • One of America’s most successful spy-catchers, having destroyed or crippled the careers of over 80 spies, including Ana Belen Montes, Dr. Alberto Coll, and 14 Cuban spies serving under diplomatic cover.
  • A highly decorated four-time war veteran (Grenada, Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan), his interrogation operations were so feared by Al Qaeda that his interviewing center earned the nicknames, “The Cemetery” and “The Devil’s Den.”
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Human Chess

Dan Ariely: What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. But it’s not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely … Continue reading

Cuba Confidential

Cuba-Russia Propaganda Returns to Cold War Roots

By Chris Simmons Last week, the blog “Cuba Inside the World” posted a feature titled “Ex CIA double agent to RT: US AID is a front for U.S. intelligence.”  However, upon reading the story, one learns that the “ex CIA agent” … Continue reading