CIA’s multibillion dollar spy program ends up being ‘a colossal flop’

United States government officials with intimate knowledge of a little-known Central Intelligence Agency spy program now say the CIA’s post-9/11 efforts to send undercover agents around the globe was “a colossal flop.”


The Global Deployment Initiative’s billion-dollar budget is now being cut, the Times reports, but not after what Dilanian claims to be a failure in which “inexperience, bureaucratic hurdles, lack of language skills and other problems” plagued a program whose successes could be counted on one hand.

Read more »


About lightsigns
Pointing my finger on the brighter spots. We win, and winning is fun.

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: