Spy Tunnel

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News has surfaced that the FBI and National Security Agency may have dug a tunnel to eavesdrop on the Soviet embassy in the 1980's. The revelation has revived Cold War passions and questions about counterintelligence practices. Suspected FBI turncoat Robert Hanssen is believed to be the source of the leak. We hear from US and Russian national security experts, and even a spy novelist, about the tunnel, the morality and impact of such spy-counterspy mentality, and the future of US-Soviet espionage. (Matt Miller guest hosts.)
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National Security Council

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Warren Olney