For several years Britons have been looking down their noses at what they called "American spy hysteria." Last week, when one of their top atomic scientists was arrested as a Russian spy, the superior British stare turned slightly glassy. Dr. Klaus Fuchs, once a trusted top-level worker at the U.S. Atomic Laboratory at Los Alamos, N. Mex., had been detected, not by famed British Intelligence or Scotland Yard, but by the FBI, whom the British called into the case. Fuchs, said the FBI, had made a partial confession. He had been a...

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