[Mb-civic] Back to CIA's Bad Old Days

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Fri Sep 17 08:14:04 PDT 2004

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Same Old Operations at CIA?

Back to CIA's Bad Old Days 

September 17 2004

Ever since the CIA's bungled coups and assassination plots were exposed by Congress in the early 1970s, critics have seized on each fresh intelligence failure to demand radical reform. But only two Central Intelligence Agency directors — James R. Schlesinger from 1973 to 1975 and Stansfield Turner from 1977 to 1981 — really tried to shake up the agency by trimming its ranks and improving analysis. Without continuity, their attempts withered. 

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