What Happened to an FBI Agent Who Vanished in Iran

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US Daniel Levinson (L) shows a picture of his father, ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson, holding his grandson Ryan during a press conference with his mother Christine at the Swiss embassy in Tehran, 12/07.

New York Times investigative reporter Barry Meier unravels the story of former FBI agent turned private investigator Robert Levinson who disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA in 2007 in Missing Man: The American Spy Who Vanished in Iran. After he went missing, Levinson appeared in a video dressed like a Guantánamo prisoner, pleading for help from the United States.