Defense Clandestine Service

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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 »

Pentagon Gets Its Own Global Spy Agency

Defense Clandestine Service will snoop beyond battlefields

(Newser) - The Pentagon has created a new spy agency that will expand its intelligence gathering operations outside of current war zones. The new Defense Clandestine Service will work closely with the CIA, investigating targets unrelated to its current battles in Iraq and Afghanistan, officials tell the Washington Post ; the paper speculates... More »

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