The Spy Who Couldn't Spell
Yudhijit Bhattacharjee talked about his book, The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell: A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI’s Hunt for America’s Stolen Secrets, about Brian Regan, a CIA analyst who was caught trying to sell military and intelligence secrets to Libya. To make the case against Mr. Regan, the FBI needed to decode letters that he tried to send to the Libyans, a task complicated by Regan’s dyslexia. Mr. Bhattacharjee spoke with Nicholas Schmidle. close
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