1. Six people — five men and a woman — approached a whitewashed house in the postcard-pretty village of Jenins in eastern Switzerland. Glancing cautiously up and down the narrow, darkened street, two members of the team walked to the door while the others hung back. They knew that no one was home. The owner was a few miles away, just across the border in Liechtenstein. One of the men pulled out a leather pouch and extracted a slender piece of metal. He slipped the metal into the lock and gently wiggled it deeper into the mechanism.

    — When Real Life Imitates Dan Brown: Douglas Frantz, describing a CIA break-in to a home filled with nuclear moles, in Fallout:The True Story of the CIA’s Secret War on Nuclear Trafficking. He’s on the show today, explaining why he thinks that the United States should have acted to breakup an international nuke network much sooner — and when they did, it was too little, too late.

  2. fallout

    douglas frantz

    nuclear

    dave davies

    npr

    aq khan