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

Walk This Way: Acting Happy Can Make It So

Research Shows People Can Improve Their Mood With Small Changes in Behavior By Sumathi Reddy, Wall Street Journal Sumathi.Reddy@wsj.com Happy people walk differently than others, and scientists are finding that putting on a happy walk may give your mood a boost. Research shows people’s mood affects how they walk. When people are happy, they tend […]

Cuba Confidential

Is Obama Contemplating Unilateral Action on Cuba?

The Spanish foreign minister’s recent statement that he would bring ‘concrete messages’ from the US government to Havana has some Republicans speculating that President Obama is looking to move further away from decades-old policy on Cuba. By Howard LaFranchi, Christian Science Monitor Is President Obama about to take unilateral steps to ease US relations with […]