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A Street Fight [How the CIA is getting back in the game in Afghanistan and beyond
Newsweek ^ | 4-29-02 Issue | By Evan Thomas

Posted on 04/24/2002 5:54:54 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Edited on 09/03/2002 4:50:21 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

April 29 issue — Parachuting supplies to CIA operatives working behind enemy lines is a tricky business, even in an age of Global Positioning Systems and spy-in-the-sky satellites.

SUPPLIES MEANT FOR the Alpha or Bravo team sometimes land on the Echo or Foxtrot team. Last fall one frustrated spook, hiding at a secret drop zone near Kandahar, sent this coded message to his handlers: “waited three hours through all possible windows: only one airplane passed and kicked off one bundle: some bags of beans and rice ... and two bags of horse feed rpt horse feed. we do not have ...

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bush; cia; espionagelist; southasialist; tenet

1 posted on 04/24/2002 5:54:55 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
the cia is an arm of the clinton shadow goverment. the cia should be purged.
2 posted on 04/24/2002 6:30:18 AM PDT by Rustynailww
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Bump
3 posted on 04/24/2002 6:38:34 AM PDT by Ditto
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To: *southAsia_list;*Espionage_list
Check the Bump List folders for articles related to and descriptions of the above topic(s) or for other topics of interest.
4 posted on 04/24/2002 7:12:03 AM PDT by Free the USA
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To: Free the USA
this was a good read
5 posted on 04/24/2002 7:49:06 AM PDT by corkoman
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
BUMP
6 posted on 04/24/2002 8:06:23 AM PDT by lucyblue
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To: corkoman
Agreed. Surprising this was from Newsweek and it was as pro-US as it was.
7 posted on 04/24/2002 8:13:59 AM PDT by =Intervention=
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