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June 20, 2014 7:00 AM

‘The Good Spy’ peeks inside the shadowy world of a CIA operative in Beirut

The tale of Robert Ames, one of the most important operatives in CIA history, and his little-known efforts in Beirut to build communications and negotiation starting points in the tinder box of Lebanon before he was killed in 1983 the U.S. Embassy bombing.

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