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rick nineg : She wore a mask as she briefed Bush. What a badass. I didn't even guess!

luminor007 : I would have loved it at the end if she had ripped off her mask and hair and was a black dude.

Wurmin' : I’m surprised she’s even allowed to talk about this.

Milad Yaqo : Okay Youtube I watched it! Jeez!

Apples : When she says it’s almost impossible to (convincingly) turn a man into a woman, this is because the effects of male puberty are relatively more additive in nature. For example, it’s much more difficult to conceal things like broad shoulders, muscle definition and size, strong jawlines, etc. Overall height is often problematic as well, especially in men with heavy builds. You can’t make a man shorter or proportionately smaller, but you CAN put lifts in a woman’s shoes, pad her waist and shoulders, and apply facial prosthetics to enlarge existing features.

Squirmy and Grubs : Not a single person in my extensive network of family, friends, and acquaintances has yet realized that this wheelchair I’ve been using for 24 years is just a part of my disguise. Truthfully, I can walk just fine. But the enemy must never find out!

Tatem Minear : Waiting for her to snatch her own mask while watching this

Shinzu Music : 3:02 That's some weird sashimi

꧁Jonathan Snow꧂ : A girl has no name.

ayan Nuur : Americans are usually recognized in other countries because they're loud, entitled slobs who think they're the smartest person in the room but are almost always the stupidest 😂

Creativ Brian : Plot twist she’s wearing a disguise

Laura Sanchez : Lol, the 'stereotypes' about Europe. I've lived in the Netherlands my whole life and I have NEVER seen someone hold their cigaretty with their thumb and first finger... And most people lean on one leg when they stand still. The fork and knife one was kinda true though. My mom and sister never change their fork to their right hand, but I do. So I guess it depends on the person.

Aref Eshghi : Just think about introducing yourself : "Hi! I am the chief of disguise!" LOL! :))

Andrew Stefanow : That old man disguise is sad.

Top Rock : Bad example for their disguise wonder Russians see American spies a mile away... miss are you ok? your beard is falling apart.

Comet with Bleach : Now that I edited my comment, no ones reply makes sense.

DarkDutchman : Which country does she refer to with "Europe" ? As a native Dutchman I am European and as far as I know people's behaviour in Europe is different per country you go to.

BighypeBeats : @3:27 "it is almost impossible to turn a man into a woman". She clearly never been to tailand

Paul Evans : An over-abundance of stereotyping and American paranoia! She makes it sound as though Parisians prey upon American tourists. The reality is that pick-pockets and other criminals will target FOREIGN TOURISTS, because they know that they are likely to be far less Paris-street-wise than French people. I hate to tell you, but the biggest give-away is when you speak. As soon as they hear English (so you can be American, Australian, British or whatever), they think "Tourist. Money. Target". They don't care about your baseball cap or if you lean when you stand.


Anchor Bait : I want a job title that sounds like that.

Katie 155 : How do you even join the cia or fbi

Trush Tucker : I want to disguise to remove my social anxiety

El Presidente : I don't know if anybody knows this but Trump is not actually orange that's just a disguise.

I haven't taken shower for 7 weeks, but : *Protip:* If you want to spying the russian, you have to squat properly.

Kenna Parker : I actually traveled to europe and blended in so well, people mistakenly took me as a german, asking me for directions. I tried to dress the way they would and act the way they would and I can say, it truly is effective.

ハーミピュン : "I would mention that it's almost impossible to turn men into women" Japanese: Nop

Rew Fisher : I like the disappearing white shirt trick. I used to use a fake collar on my t-shirts when I was 18 to get into night clubs, Collar only. Once inside of it came and looking cool lol

Gary Johnston : How to disguise yourself if your an American and don't want anyone to know. Simple-Go on a diet.

hob kabeer : She is sitting like a man

featherqueen31 : wig snatched.

Satan, The Skinny Whale Legend : What if it’s a actually a younger guy disguised as an old woman…

Meme Meme : 4:35 shroud, is that you?

sym prole : quick tips for beginner level con artists.

Melody : Am i the only one who thinks the disguised people look incredibly suspicious?

Rockas360 : She's the Master of Disguise!

ShowS : I'm European (Italian, specifically) and I do move the fork between my hands.

Kimzii Hodges : She's sharing these details as these were archaic methods of disguising persons. Now they have more advanced methods of disguising persons and more intricate methods of spotting an individual dressed in disguise.

Bobby Bob-Bob : European here - the bit about how we hold cigarettes is nonsense unless you're a caricature of the French - most people hold a cigarette the same as in the US. However for some reason we do hold a spliff between the thumb and index finger which now I come to think about it is a bit weird :D

True Fiction : *Americans are oblivious* enough said lol

Andrew Christoffel : So I guess I'm going to try quick changing in literally every crowd I'm in now...

Killuminati1blood : Plot Twist: The former CIA Chief is actually male.

Dark strider : This is why 911 was a inside job

m.tracy m : The person @1.15, the eyes don't go with the facial hair. Eyes too 'female', kind of blinky and soft.

Panda ツ ¿ : It would have been funny and amazing if she was wearing a mask the whole time and at the end she peeled it off.... what a legend

TheMovieMyLife : 'Chief of Disguise for the CIA' A seriously badass job title.

Kibo. obiK : how 6ix9ine got caught

cainster : Play it at 0:25 speed and it sounds like she has been injected with truth serum.

Mac x : You shouldn't disclose this

Michał Gęstwa : This man knows what he's talking about.