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2005-10-13 10:52:20

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The CIA will lead a new clandestine service designed to coordinate all traditional U.S. spying activities overseas, including those of the FBI and Pentagon, top intelligence officials said on Thursday. As part of an ambitious strategy to rebuild U.S.

2005-10-12 16:09:29

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has approved a plan to install CIA Director Porter Goss as the manager of traditional spying operations across the 15-agency intelligence community, officials said on Wednesday.

2005-10-06 16:49:34

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland (Reuters) - America's long-standing disinterest in foreign languages and cultures is restraining the ability of the CIA to find recruits with language skills needed to prosecute the war on terrorism, CIA Director Porter Goss said on Thursday.

2005-10-05 16:38:26

Corrects sentence in paragraph 5 to read "...Negroponte, the new director of national intelligence" ...

2005-10-05 16:50:23

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CIA Director Porter Goss said on Wednesday that he would not pursue disciplinary action against spy agency officials over intelligence lapses involving the September 11, 2001, attacks.

2005-09-29 13:54:07

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence is still struggling to understand the nature of Iraq's insurgency more than two years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, U.S. intelligence chief John Negroponte said on Thursday.

2005-09-22 20:40:18

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The CIA, seeking to repair a reputation damaged by Iraq and the September 11 attacks, will do more of its own spying in countries where it has tended to rely on foreign intelligence services up to now, CIA Director Porter Goss said on Thursday.

2005-08-12 12:06:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The CIA will honor nine former spymasters who served in the now-defunct position of director of central intelligence at a closed-door ceremony that has sparked puzzlement and surprise among some ex-spies.


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