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'The Spy Who Couldn't Spell,' With Author Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

Feb 24, 2020 | 21:49 GMT

In this episode of Stratfor's Pen and Sword Podcast, Stratfor Chief Security Officer Fred Burton speaks with author Yudhijit Bhattacharjee about his book, The Spy Who Couldn't Spell.

The Spy Who Couldn't Spell tells the story of a disgruntled and dyslexic FBI employee-turned-traitor named Brian Regan. In vivid detail, Bhattacharjee recounts Regan's many brilliant yet bungled attempts to betray his country, and the FBI's hunt to uncover his villainy before he revealed the United States' top secrets.

Join us as Bhattacharjee discusses the unusual spy case, and how it reflects the pernicious world of espionage at the turn of the 21st century.

Reading List

The Spy Who Couldn't Spellby Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America, by Fred Burton and Samuel Katz.

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