Depeschen mit dem Leitwort Undercover

»With all this going on, it may not be surprising that popular trust in government is breaking down. It is what the Victorians would have expected. We’re no longer so surprised by revelations such as this, which is sad. But the real change will have come if we are no longer outraged by them – then we really will have changed as a nation.«

Bernard Porter

Espionage involves deception and betrayal, usually of people you have pretended to befriend. It’s a sordid business, says Bernard Porter. His review of the non fiction book Undercover: The True Story of Britain’s Secret Police by journalists Paul Lewis and Rob Evans at The Guardian.