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They just don't make Le Carre-like international men of mystery like they used to. When 33,000 British Airways passengers are on mild alert for radiation poisoning, you begin to wonder if one outspoken critic of the Kremlin was worth all … Read More

By / November 30, 2006

They just don't make Le Carre-like international men of mystery like they used to. When 33,000 British Airways passengers are on mild alert for radiation poisoning, you begin to wonder if one outspoken critic of the Kremlin was worth all the trouble. How can Vlad The Impaler host a G-8 summit with a straight face? He can't even calculate cost-benefit ratios when it comes to "wet work."

More than 200 flights between Heathrow and Barcelona, Dusseldorf, Athens, Larnaca, Stockholm, Vienna, Frankfurt, Istanbul and Madrid from October 25 to November 28 could also have been affected.

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