The Wife-Swapping Czech Double Agent Whose Sad Saga Captured the Nihilism of the Cold War Era
Benjamin Cunningham in Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew is joined by Benjamin Cunningham, author of The Liar: How a Double Agent in the CIA Became the Cold War’s Last Honest Man.
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Benjamin Cunningham is a Barcelona-based writer. He is a former correspondent for The Economist, editor in chief of the Prague Post, and copy boy at the Saginaw News. In addition he contributes to The Guardian, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Aspen Review, Le Monde Diplomatique, and is an opinion columnist for Sme, Slovakia’s main daily newspaper. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Barcelona.