Byron Scott, professor emeritus, Missouri School of Journalism: Taking a spy novel to the beach or pool this summer? A few days ago, fiction once more became reality. Ten men and women were arrested on charges of spying for Russia while masquerading as ordinary Americans. Their suspected paymaster, Christopher Metsos, arrested in Cyprus disappeared immediately after making bail. Shades of the Cold War. As one feature writer put it: "John LeCarre, call home." News soon developed that one of the more attractive spies lived for five years in London. Her seductive photos jumped straight from her Facebook page to the front page of the tabloids worldwide. Ian Fleming, call home. Now another spy-for-spy exchange between U.S. and Russia seems imminent. (Editor's note: It turned out to be 10 from the U.S. and four from Russia.) Facts remain in dispute.
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