The $300 million "spy house" that Congress didn't know about shows how lax the government has become - where a high-rise is a covert operation.
- The CIA took special measures to keep the building a secret. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was to be held at 3 in the morning.- The Russians had already built a high-rise across the street so they could keep an eye on the spy high-rise.
- The Cold War is over, so I guess there is no harm done. They can always blame the architect who said, "Underground? They didn't tell me it was supposed to be underground!"