INTELLIGENCE: Revelations and Resignations

Even for many officials of the Central Intelligence Agency, the activities of the Domestic Operations Division were an impenetrable secret. Few CIA employees knew more than that the DOD was set up in 1962 with the ostensible purpose of collecting foreign intelligence inside the U.S., partly through East European émigré organizations. Last week the division was accused of having had a more sinister function as well. Three former CIA employees told TIME that the DOD kept a still unknown number of Americans under covert surveillance within the U.S., sometimes at the urging...

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