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Nelson Mandela's Secret Agent Describes Apartheid, The Secret Police, and Working Undercover

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Bradley Steyn is a very interesting person who after witnessing the Strijdom massacre during Apartheid (an infamous event in South Africa), joined the South African Navy. He later was recruited by Major Andy Miller to join the apartheid regime's Security Branch Later on, Bradley was selected for N.O.C. (non-official cover) espionage during the last years of apartheid and the build-up to the first democratic elections in South Africa. He worked underground for the liberation movement, and served as a covert asset of the spy unit within the military wing of the African National Congress. This was when Nelson Mandela was president of the ANC, and then became the first president of a free South Africa. The South Africa native is a national and geopolitical security expert, news media contributor, and co-author of the best-selling book Undercover with Mandela’s Spies, The Boy Who Crossed the Square. Passionate about mental health, and an activist against racism, hate crimes and corruption, Steyn is a champion for a stable, stronger South Africa. Find out more about Bradley at:
February 28, 2023
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Josh Cohen is a journalist and commentator living out of the Midwest.

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