News you may have missed #612 (analysis edition)

Cevat Ones

Cevat Ones

►►What is a senior CIA clandestine officer doing at NYPD? Three months ago, one of the CIA’s most experienced clandestine operatives started work inside the New York Police Department. His title is special assistant to the deputy commissioner of intelligence. On that much, everyone agrees. Exactly what he’s doing there, however, is much less clear.
►►Iranian plot shows even super spies have bad days. The alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States may have revealed the biggest secret of all –intelligence agencies mess up and do not always live up to the James Bond ideal.
►►Former spy makes plea for peace in Turkey. Cevat Ones, former deputy chief of MİT, Turkey’s leading spy agency, speaks candidly to Canada’s Globe & Mail newspaper about the state of Turkey’s internal security and foreign policy.

One Response to News you may have missed #612 (analysis edition)

  1. Kidd says:

    in this evolving story of the iranian hit squad, whenever i hear the word ‘informant’ used in one of these cases, immediately the red flags go up, questions as to just what this informants job was, whether it was entrapment , or some guy just blowing smoke up the agency’s skirt. the spin cycle is still working out details that john & jane q can swallow .

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