An Intelligence Success You Have Heard Of



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    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8:29 pm | י"ח טבת תש"פ

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8:29 pm | י"ח טבת תש"פ

    It is a truism of intelligence work that while the public all too often learns of their failures, the successes are rarely known.

    By definition, undercover work is meant to go unnoticed, not only by the general public, but especially by those who are the subjects of surveillance and espionage. Only when something goes wrong — an agent is caught by the enemy, a project goes awry — do we hear about what was going on.

    Those failures are part of the known history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the National Security Agency (NSA) and other government bodies that operate in secret. Exposure is itself a failure, forcing the shutdown of operations and someti ...

     

     

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