Are These the Keystone Cops?
Date Written: 18/03/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
The CIA owes its vaunted reputation to one source: Hollywoods movie studios. The way the movies portray America's clandestine services goes so far beyond mere "exaggeration" or embellishment, it verges on outright hero worship, stubbornly confusing James Woolsey with James Bond. Alas, if our intel-gathering networks were a fraction as accomplished as Hollywood portrays them to be, we wouldnt have been mired in Vietnam or Iraq.
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