"Treason..." provides interesting insights into the workings of our CIA, especially as it relates to its dealings with the Soviet Union. After spending 6 years in Siberia, Baranov, a CIA double agent. approaches Bill Powell with his story. At the time, Bill Powell was Newsweek's Bureau Chief in Moscow. "Treason..." is Powell's dramatic account of how he became involved in one of the highest-profile U.S. mole hunts of recent decades.