Britain: Sedition in the Establishment?

More startling suggestions about men at the top

This nest of Oxbridge spies, this den of Establishment traitors as well, if Fleet Street is to be believed. Two weeks ago, Britons were stunned by accusations in the Daily Mail that the late Sir Roger Hollis, chief of M15, British counterintelligence, before his retirement in 1965, was himself a Soviet spy.

Last week the Sunday Times produced a different sort of shocker, and the featured players were no less stunning: the late Earl Mountbatten of Burma, cousin of Queen Elizabeth and onetime Admiral of...

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