Spies Wanted

Ever since U.S. Intelligence was caught flat-footed when Iraq invaded Kuwait, it has faced renewed criticism for placing too much emphasis on technology and too little on actual spies. As one spook puts it: "You can't tell what's going on in Saddam Hussein's head from satellite surveillance." CIA Director ROBERT GATES is now looking for a few good men and women and has set up a human-intelligence center to coordinate the spook efforts of his agency, the State Department and the military services.


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