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Richard Armitage and spy story tropes #5 -- the security check

It looks like the U.S. Embassy in Berlin has a standard x-ray security check, but with neat green flashing lights.

Later, Valerie (Michelle Forbes) lets Daniel into a more secure area of the embassy, presumably “the station.” She has a swipe card, though. 216 more words

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Daniel Miller is an EU citizen even if Richard Armitage might not be

I’m kind of surprised that the CIA allows that. This tweet was originally taken from the BerlinStation.com website. Click on individual pictures to enlarge.

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Richard Armitage and spy story tropes #4 -- the bicycle (?)

I actually don’t think of bikes as a spy story trope. When I saw Richard Armitage’s picture of himself bike racing in a Berlin courtyard, I actually thought it was because he got a bike. 220 more words

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Richard Armitage and spy story tropes #3 -- the taxi

So — I was thinking about whether is really the way a spy would go to the U.S. Embassy (assuming that the CIA has its station at the embassy, which is kind of questionable, but that seems to be what the story is telling us, because the location of the embassy since 2008 is right behind the Brandenburg Gate). 129 more words

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