Tom Clancy’s book Red Rabbit was awfully prescient.
Today we learn that the premise of Red Rabbit, the KGB through a Turkish Agent hired by the Bulgarians, was responsible for the 1981 assassination attempt on the Pope.
Hindustan Times has the story here.
New documents found in the files of the former East German intelligence services confirm the 1981 assassination attempt against Pope John Paul II was ordered by the Soviet KGB and assigned to Bulgarian agents, an Italian daily said on Wednesday.
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Hat tip: The Anchoress