SOUTH KOREA: Spooking Capitol Hill

Spread out amid landscaped lawns, pine trees and poplars on the eastern fringes of Seoul, the headquarters of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency looks more like a tranquil U.S. campus than the nerve center of what is perhaps the most overzealous, if not the most heavyhanded, secret service in the Orient. As revelations of KCIA conspiracies in the U.S. continued to unfold, what had begun as a case of relatively petty influence peddling in Washington was fast developing into a major political and diplomatic scandal.

The key figure in the affair is Tongsun...

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