Stay Away From Spook-y Women

Few occasions are more sensitive than a visit to the U.S. of a foreign head of state, and few such events during the Bush years have been as closely watched as Chinese leader Jiang Zemin's visit to the President's Texas ranch in 2002. But a Taiwanese spy named Isabelle Cheng had the inside track on Jiang's trip, according to a recent court filing. Federal prosecutors say vaunted State department Asia hand Donald Keyser sent Cheng long e-mails detailing his "conversations with Chinese president Jiang" in Texas. At some point prosecutors say, the spy became his lover and Keyser was caught lying to...

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