Appeared in: Volume 5, Number 1
Published on: September 1, 2009
Retroview: An Agent of Influence

Meet William Playfair, 18th-century philosopher, writer, inventor, spy.

Bruce Berkowitz is author of several books, most recently Strategic Advantage: Challengers, Competitors, and Threats to America’s Future (Georgetown University Press, 2008).
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