Sure, he provided good intelligence on his trading partners in Havana, but he was also a double-dealer
who was passing Fidel Castro who-knew-howmany secrets of ours.
Sunday People can reveal today that the man pictured is a notorious double-dealer
behind a string of amazing hoaxes.
Like Leeson, he wasn't so much a wheeler-dealer as a double-dealer
Milosevic emerges as an impressive outright villain, Tudjman as a ruthless but confused double-dealer
, and Izetbegovic, the Moslem Bosnian as shifty.
He was a fixer, dealer, double-dealer
, conspirator, etc, just like Amar Singh," he has written.
But seeing it on its natural television home, its faults were minimised rather than magnified, and once it reached the discovery of the body, the power-play between Baby and Mickey began and the identity of the double-dealer
was revealed, the claustrophobic atmosphere of the small screen intensified the suspense.
Most of it will make unpleasant reading for Tony Blair who ultimately gained most, the Labour crown, with the help of the double-dealer