• How the CIA Actually Recruits an Agent to Spy on His Own Country

    Douglas London spent his career with the CIA. Here, he remembers the first agent he ever recruited overseas.

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    The Real-Life Political Scandal That Inspired Jean-Patrick Manchette's First Thriller

    In late October 1965, Mehdi Ben Barka, an exiled Moroccan politician, was hustled into a Peugeot by two French vice cops...

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