TIL that William Francis Buckley, CIA station chief in Beirut, was kidnapped by Hezbollah and tortured for 15 months, forcing him to reveal a network of agents, who then were killed or disappeared.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Francis_Buckley#Kidnapping_and_death

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  1. Mr Buckley enjoyed reading politics/history and decorating historically accurate miniature soldier figurines. He also owned an antique shop. Deemed a very private and discrete man.

    Seems like the perfect CIA agent.

    Wonder if he visited a bunch of prozzies as he wasn’t married 🤔.

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