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'The foul temptation' of honeytraps

The recent case of the Lib Dem Mike Hancock's parliamentary aide proves that there is nothing quite like a good spy story to stir the tabloid juices.

Britain's former ambassador to Washington, Sir Christopher Meyer and Lord West, former minister for Security and Counter Terrorism, discuss espionage and the modern use of honeytraps.

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