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Sunday, February 19, 2017

For The CIA, Hiding Intelligence Is Nothing New


By AEI, Feb. 13, 2017 
Reports that the Central Intelligence Agency is hiding intelligence from President Trump because they fear he might leak it has made headlines in recent days. CIA Director Mike Pompeo, for his part, denies that intelligence agents are self-censoring.

Pompeo should not be so certain. That the CIA might feel tempted to hide intelligence from the commander-in-chief is part of a cultural problem that has been developing for years. If agents and analysts tell colleagues and journalists that they censor themselves or what they present because they fear Trump’s judgment, the problem may have less to do with Trump than with the agency itself.

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1 comment:

  1. While reporting on the CIA Bill Gertz noted that there were three things he never saw. a spy. an assassin . or a republican.

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