Skip to comments.Exclusive: CIA’s Top Spy Steps Down
Posted on 01/23/2015 10:29:13 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee
The director of the CIAs National Clandestine Service, the storied home of the agencys most secretive intelligence operations, has announced that he plans to retire, The Daily Beast has learned.
CIA spokesman Dean Boyd confirmed that the director announced his retirement after a long and distinguished career at CIA. We thank him for this profound and lasting contributions to both CIA and to our nations security.
As a practice, the CIA doesnt identify the head of the clandestine service by name. But Frank Archibald was outed in a Twitter post in 2013, and details of his biography were known to some journalists. Archibald, who was 57 when he took the job that year, reportedly served tours in Pakistan and Africa and also headed the CIAs Latin America division. The Associated Press reported that Archibald "once ran the covert action that helped remove Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic from power."
Archibalds retirement comes at a transitional moment for the CIA. The agencys director, John Brennan, is considering major changes to the agencys structure, including the possible creation of new intelligence centers and doing away with the traditional division of CIA into its analysis group and the clandestine service. . .
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yeah I can see the moslem Brennan “doing” all sorts of things to screw our national security.....these are indeed very dark days.
This guy was at the “wet work “ end of operations?
It clearly wasn't as important as the outing of Valerie Plame... < /s >
The way things are going, the post will be filled by someone from the Muslim outreach program. (Obama can’t afford to lose a senator by appointing Al Franken.)
getting out while the getting is good-full pension & health care bennies and no need to testify?
addendum to my previous comment
it’s very possible he is being forced out which further denigrates our national security .
Who wants to be found on the bank of the Potomac River after a quiet canoe trip?
it’s also very possible he doesn’t want to look like the current version of Harry Reid
Hey CIA boys,
Why haven’t you bums ratted out this fag mooselimb in chief?
A link to the full-text Free Republic thread.
Probably because their Director is a mooselimb.
In remembrance of Johnnie Mike Spann, CIA. First American casualty in Afghanistan.
“...the post will be filled by someone from the Muslim outreach program.”.........
And you can damn well bet it WILL be a Muslim
I imagine that for a select few, the CIA uses an erasure program to remove as many traces as they can from a person’s public identity. And those parts they can’t erase, they obfuscate with false information.
Lastly, they use “sniffer” alarms to detect when someone is trying to locate information about them. If possible, feeding the sniffer false information that contradicts other sources.
The value of doing this is great. As far back as the 1970s, intelligence agencies actively tried to collect the personal body waste of political leaders, as it could be analyzed to learn about their physical health. Today they are undoubtedly seeking to get their DNA, maybe even a tiny blood sample.
That choice screams liberal elite PC freak...
Article is sorely lacking in important details such as what did the tweet say, who outted him and why.
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