Posts Tagged: CIA

Spy vs. Spy

If we ask some hard questions about the means and ends of intelligence-gathering, perhaps we might discover that all this spycraft is as overrated on our side as on theirs.
During the Bush years, the CIA lost its sense of smell. On the torture issue, its lawyers no longer could tell what was fishy and what was not.
The United States has a long history of complicity in Indonesia's human rights abuses. As columnist Conn Hallinan explains, the Bush administration is unfortunately upholding that tradition.
In his introduction to the series— 'China: What's the Big Mystery?' —John Feffer tries to answer the riddle of congagement.
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