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The Spy Case That Made Adam Schiff a Russia Hawk

24 days ago   |   By Politico

On September 25, 1984, three officials from the Soviet Consulate in San Francisco departed for San Francisco Airport to meet with their counterparts from Seattle and exchange confidential “pouched” diplomatic materials. This exchange happened every other Tuesday, and each time, the Soviets were tailed by a van full of San Francisco-based FBI counterintelligence officials. Although the FBI knew the Soviets were aware of this surveillance, the Bureau didn't try to conceal it either, according to the Los Angeles Times, which recounted this event from later court testimony. But this Tuesday in...
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