Monday, March 9, 2015

The Moscow Rules


Developed by the CIA, the Moscow Rules are an ode to the dangerous locale that Moscow was during the Cold War.

Much like “Rules of Engagement” for spies, they still serve as prominent guidelines today, just as they did then.

The original Moscow Rules were said to have contained 40 different rules, and a debate still exists over whether they weren’t recorded, or still classified.

Here’s the abbreviated list still circulating around the internet…

* Edited to add the remaining rules *


  1. Let's add another one from Bob Dylan ... #41 "to live outside the law, you must be honest" !