Putin The Plagiarizer?
Not only did Moscow have spies inside U.S. Central Command and alert Saddam as to U.S. troop movements in Iraq, but Putin also may have a little history as a plagiarizer.
According to the March 25, 2006 Washington Times,
"Vladimir Putin -- KGB spy, politician, Russian Federation president, 2006 host of the Group of Eight international summit -- can add a new line to his resume: plagiarist.A little cheating in college—that sounds familiar. Any other famous names come to mind? See this.
"Large chunks of Mr. Putin's mid-1990s economics dissertation on planning in the natural resources sector were lifted straight out of a management text published by two University of Pittsburgh academics nearly 20 years earlier, Washington researchers insisted yesterday...."