Saturday, April 6, 2013

The Era of Women Spies is Returning

White House counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco is all poised to head the FBI, following last week's appointment of Julia Pierson as director of the Secret Service and an unnamed CIA agent will be the first woman to lead the agency's clandestine service. 

With these back-to-back developments, the era of women spies seems to have returned

Some of them became legends and remained in the history as picturesque creatures, who with their skill, grace, charm or nerve, pulled the strings behind the most delicate political movements of the world. 

Learn more about some of the most famous and sexy spy women...
• Mata Hari
Virginia Hall
Hedy Lamarr
Elizabeth Van Lew Belle Boyd
Sarah Emma Edmonds
Noor Inayat Khan