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A History of the Olympic Spy Games

Austin Duckworth
Board of Contributors
Jun 12, 2017 | 08:00 GMT
The Olympic flag flying at half-mast in the Olympic Stadium in Munich during the Sept. 6, 1972, memorial service for the Israeli athletes who were killed by terrorists the day before.
The Olympic flag flying at half-mast in the Olympic Stadium in Munich during the Sept. 6, 1972, memorial service for the Israeli athletes who were killed by terrorists the day before.
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For years, the CIA and KGB defied the event's political neutrality to wage Cold War, and the Sochi Games show that intelligence agencies still find the event an attractive target....

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