How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to Rescue Americans

The CIA was in chaos when Tony Mendez arrived at his desk the next morning. People dashed through the halls, clutching files and papers. Desks were piling up with “flash” cables — the highest-priority messages, reserved for wartime situations.

Not a caper movie, but a real movie caper.

How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to Rescue Americans