The collapse of the Soviet Union has resulted in far-reaching changes in the global environment. One of the immediate effects of the demise of what Ronald Reagan dubbed the Evil Empire was the need to find useful work for the army of FBI agents who formerly were assigned to counter-intelligence.
Stuart, Pamela B.
"The Criminalization Of Trade Secret Theft: The Economic Espionage Act Of 1996,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 4
, Article 10.
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