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Pentagon Spy Agency Sending Out Hundreds of Agents

Details emerge on the Defense Clandestine Service

(Newser) - The Pentagon's new spy agency will send up to 1,600 agents overseas to report on military matters in close cooperation with the CIA—and possibly beyond the reach of Congressional oversight, the Washington Post reports. But the agency's director, Michael Flynn, promises to keep Congress "in... More »

Meet 'America's Secret Army'

JSOC has grown tenfold since 9/11: Washington Post

(Newser) - The super-secret Joint Special Operations Command first came to most people's attention when its members killed Osama bin Laden. The Washington Post provides new details on the group it calls "America's secret army" and its explosive growth in size and importance since 9/11. For one thing, JSOC... More »

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