Agents And Informants: “A Treacherous Business.”

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http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-inform2jul02,1,719692.story?coll=la-home-leftrail "Whether investigating a terrorism conspiracy or trying to bust a burglary ring, authorities depend on insiders willing to share information," says the Los Angeles Times. "Yet dealing with informants is a treacherous business. Sometimes ... they mislead their handlers. Sometimes they seduce them. Sometimes they corrupt them. And sometimes, they turn the tables, leaking state secrets to foreign governments." The Times recounts a series of . . .

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