In Your Face at the CIA

Porter Goss says the CIA needs an overhaul. But is he fixing what's broken--or conducting a purge?

If the CIA's master spooks in the 1950s had designed the perfect spy--someone they could groom from the start and then send out into the cold, only to have him return years later to save the agency at its most critical hour--he would have looked a lot like Porter Goss. Reared in Connecticut, Goss prepped at Hotchkiss, studied Greek at Yale and spent the 1960s in the agency's clandestine service, overseeing covert operations in Latin America and Europe. His years as a spy left little trace on his résumé. He quit the CIA in 1971 after a mysterious case of blood...

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