Fun and Games with the KGB

As the Pentagon supposedly tried to deceive the Soviets with rigged Star Wars tests in the sky, the FBI attempted to fool the KGB on the ground -- sometimes with comic contortions. In his new book, The FBI (Pocket Books), Ronald Kessler, a former investigative reporter for the Washington Post, tells of an operation against a Washington-based KGB officer who was trying to recruit a Pentagon employee. As the Soviet official slept, FBI agents stole his car to plant a bug in it. To avoid suspicion, they put an identical car in the official's parking space overnight. They also made sure...

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