“The simple but unworkable solution would be to abolish the Clandestine Service. (The CIA can’t do its job, but is adept at managing the U.S. news media and Congress so that their budget is never cut but always increased—to fight Communists, terrorists, or other imaginary enemies.) A better way would be to keep them out of the State Department entirely, giving them tourist or official passports for use while conducting their nefarious activities abroad. If the spooks want to think of themselves as a secret intelligence service beholden to no one and no thing, then make them that way. Let them hide in plain sight, “under non-official cover”, as James A. Everett did during his career operating inside U.S. firms in Scandinavia and elsewhere. “
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