No Place Left to Hide?

In rebuilding the CIA, Casey has made missteps and infuriated Congress

By most of the usual tests, William J. Casey has amply fulfilled his 1981 pledge to lead the Central Intelligence Agency to "good new days." The decimated spy agency he took over as director at the start of Reagan's term has been fattened by budget increases that not even the Pentagon can match in percentage terms. Staff has multiplied, intelligence collection and analysis have vastly speeded up. Morale has soared as public animosity engendered by the assassination plots and other "dirty tricks" of...

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