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Washington's conspiracy theorists have turned their attention to Britain's new prime minister. Has Gordon Brown really been on the CIA's payroll for 40 years?

By Tumbler   July 2007

Brown the spook?

Washington’s conspiracy theorists are preparing a nasty welcome for Britain’s new prime minister. Wayne Madsen, a former US navy intelligence officer, is peddling the yarn that Gordon Brown was on the CIA payroll. Citing British intelligence sources, Madsen’s website Undernews claims: “When Gordon Brown was a student at the University of Edinburgh… the young Labour and anti-apartheid activist was handed a list by an individual known to be a top CIA agent based in Britain. On the list were the names of a number of British socialists and anti-apartheid activists. Although Brown was said not to…

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