Our Own Philby

September 1978
National Review;9/29/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 39, p1194
This article focuses on the theft and sale of one of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) three copies of the manual for verifying Russian performance under the terms of the nuclear agreement, SALT to the Soviet Union. The theft was accomplished by a 23-year-old clerk named William Kampiles who worked for eight months in the year 1977 at the CIA. Columnist William Salire highlighted the theft and its implications in his column. According to a U.S. Senator, it is now the case that on balance one indict more intelligence officers than he does on spies.


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