Playing with Fire

  title={Playing with Fire},
  author={Michael G. Flynn and Raymond L. Garthoff and Michael G. Flynn},
  journal={Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists},
  pages={35 - 40}
IN APRIL 1968 EDMUND FREUNDLICH, A SOLItary, 58-year-old office worker from Vienna, Austria, arrived in the United States to begin his new career as a "sleeper agent" for the Soviet Union's military intelligence agency, the "GRU." His principal task was simply to lie low in New York City and wait for a phone call from a Soviet informant planted in the U.S. defense establishment. The call-if it ever camewould alert Freundlich that the United States was on the brink of attacking the Soviet Union… Expand