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“The CTC’s chief of operations argued for creating hit teams of case officers and CIA paramilitaries that would covertly infiltrate countries in the Middle East, Africa and even Europe to assassinate people on the list, one by one.

But many CIA officers believed that the al Qaeda leaders would be worth keeping alive to interrogate about their network and other plots. Some officers worried that the CIA would not be very adept at assassination.

‘We’d probably shoot ourselves,’ another former senior CIA official said.”

Oh, ok. Good. It’s nice to know they hire only the best!

CIA Holds Terror Suspects in Secret Prisons:

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Written by laura k

November 2, 2005 at 3:49 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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