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French official was CIA contact
Washington Times ^
| Tuesday, September 9, 2003
| By Kim Willsher
Posted on 09/08/2003 10:34:29 PM PDT by JohnHuang2
Edited on 07/12/2004 4:07:50 PM PDT by Jim Robinson.
PARIS — A media ruckus has erupted in France over claims that a government minister was paid as a contact by a CIA spy before being persuaded by the French secret service to pass false information to the Americans.
"Carnets Intimes de la DST," a book on the French secret service to be published this week, says Henri Plagnol, now secretary of state for civil service reform, passed information to the United States in the 1990s when Washington was investigating France's position in world trade talks.
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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: baumgartner; cia; clintonscandals; espionage; espionagelist; france; maryannbaumgartner; plagnol
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'acknowledged meeting an American woman later identified as a spy, but denied that he passed any secrets, insisting that he merely gave her the benefit of his cultural expertise. '
IOW, slept with her.
posted on 09/08/2003 11:30:54 PM PDT
by At _War_With_Liberals
(A CNN lamented today, "Some American soldiers have even taken to calling some Iraqis' :HAJIS'!)
To: seamole; ABG(anybody but Gore); Miss Marple
The got him using the oldest spy trick in the manual.....a honey trap.
posted on 09/09/2003 2:38:16 AM PDT
More importantly, THIS was what the Clintons were using the CIA for:
France was opposing a U.S. proposal to include films, music and entertainment products in agreed trade quotas.
CLINTON WAS USING THE CIA TO HELP HOLLYWOOD RATHER THAN HUNT FOR TERRORISTS!
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