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Posted on 09/08/2003 10:34:29 PM PDT by JohnHuang2Edited on 07/12/2004 4:07:50 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
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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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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