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Topic - Stephen Twigge
Overstaffed, overconfident and all too often over here. That's how a top British spymaster saw his American counterparts at the FBI and CIA, according to newly declassified diaries from the years after World War II.
Twigge, however, said the Americans had a point — "half the British secret service turns out to have been penetrated by Soviet intelligence."
Archives historian Stephen Twigge said the trans-Atlantic relationship was marked by "a certain friction towards what the British might think of as the Johnny-come-latelies in the CIA."