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    Inside the Aquarium, by Viktor Suvorov, is a spy novel that tells the story of his personal rise and fall of being a GRU officer during the Cold War. Even though this novel is classified as a biography, not all of it should be assumed as true. Through analyzing how Suvorov portrays the adversaries, the allies, and the tradecraft in the novel, a deduction can be drawn to if this novel is a credible source of information. The first area to analyze to determine the credibility of Inside the Aquarium is how Viktor Suvorov portrays the adversaries through their militaries, societies, and intelligence organizations. The primary adversaries to the U.S.S.R. during the Cold War were the United States of America and Great Britain, in addition, Austria…

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    Superpowers: The Cold War

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    The Cold War was a conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union that lasted from 1947 to 1991. While there were no direct military operations or battles between the two, billions of dollars were used to fund the war and millions of lives were lost. Following WWII, the United States was attempting to prevent the spread of the USSR’s Communist power in Africa, Asia, and the rest of Europe. Americans viewed communism as a threat to democratic freedom. Diverse theaters such as Korea,…

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    Gru Themes In The Movie

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    During the first scene of the film, it is very evident that Gru does indeed possess a very negative mind-set, on all things in his life. This is illustrated to us through his demeaning body language and his agitated tone towards others, “Go away. I’m not home”. Further into the movie, we see Gru’s relationship with the little children cultivate into a loving and caring relationship, as Gru opens up to the children and saves them from the notorious villain named Vector. Furthermore, the…

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    My Life As A Spy Summary

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    In the book My Life as a Spy by John A. Walker Jr, the author recounts his time as a spy for the Soviet Union while assigned as the Chief Warrant Officer and Communications Specialist for the US Navy. He reveals that not only was it him that sold off secrets to the Soviet Union, he also got his son, brother, ex-wife, and a close friend involved into it as well. The book starts off with Walker explaining his new job in the Navy aboard a Submarine, then dwelling into his family and their financial…

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    Robert Hanssen Failure

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    The Most Damaging Spy to Penetrate the FBI What would drive someone to betray his or her country and become the worst spy to ever penetrate the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)? Robert Hanssen had a loving family, great job, and respect from his peers. However, two years after starting at the FBI he began spying for other countries. No one suspected Robert Hanssen of being a traitor; he worked hard at his job, showed up early for work, and stayed late when he needed. Throughout all…

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    was making smoothies for Gru’s new line of fruit smoothies. He calls it Gru’s delicious fruit smoothies. As soon as Gru walked to check on the minions Bob, Stuart, and Kevin stop juicing the fruits. Gru said very loudly so all the minions can hear so he said “ It’s time to stop working you guys.’’ All the minions jumped up with excitement and joy. So then all the minions then ran out of Gru’s lab and played out outside. While the minions played Bob, Stuart, and Kevin helped clean up the messes…

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    He talked a guy name was Gru, who was a villain that tried to steal the moon so the world will remember his name. His plan was to adopt three little girls that sale the cooking from Miss Hattie to steal the machine from Vector. This machine will turn large object to small objects as in the film the people were tested by turning a bigger elephant into smaller than a banana. In order to go to the moon, he needs the bank to support him with money to build the machine to go the moon. Everything…

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    Despicable Me Hero

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    In Despicable Me, the main protagonist is Gru although he doesn't conform to the stereotypical hero. When we are first introduced to Gru, he is drawn as a menacing, dark man who in most movies would fall under the villainous category and usually is captured on a low angle to make the audience feel intimidated by him and the has a monotonous, dark theme song which triggers audience members' subconscious. He has a foreign accent and is drawn with a tall physique, large nose, bushy eyebrows and no…

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    Among those dogs is Prince, a small mutt who is endlessly curious. He pretends not to rely on his human intelligence, but instead dedicates himself to finding out how other things and people work. Prince works around the clock to find out what makes other things tick: “It was he who asked endless questions about trivial things: about humans, about the sea, about trees [...]” (Alexis, 28). Instead of focusing on his own desires and how he functions, Prince focuses on the things around him. He…

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    On one hand, he aspires to prove he is the most evil supervillain in the world by stealing the moon. On the other hand, in the process of stealing the moon, he becomes a caring, compassionate person through adopting three orphaned girls. Gru was driven to express his villainous side to prove himself worthy of getting a loan to steal the moon. This caused him to hide his sensitive side from the public, and possibly even from himself. When he adopted the three orphaned girls, he was forced to face…

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