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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Nuclear Folly: A New History of the Cuban Missile Crisis by Serhii Plokhy reviewed
By Jay Elwes
We Are Bellingcat: Global Crime, Online Sleuths, and the Bold Future of News by Eliot Higgins reviewed
Flash Crash: A Trading Savant, A Global Manhunt and the Most Mysterious Market Crash in History by Liam Vaughan reviewed
Kraftwerk: Future Music from Germany by Uwe Schütte reviewed
Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History by Frank Close reviewed
How World War Three was narrowly averted
Swing the cat
How Klaus Fuchs’s treachery may have averted Armageddon
Disrupting the world — from a small west London bedroom
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.