Perhaps you misunderstand the difference between agents and operatives/contractors.<quoted text>
I agree; I was watching him speak on CSPAN from April on the use of drones, AlQuaeda, etc., I liked him. I like Hagel and Kerry too; two Viet Nam war vets, interesting choices.
One would think that the ex agents would be prohibited from speaking about their experiences; I just don't get it.
Arabic, one of the first languages.
Briefly__the CIA has actual employees. payroll types known a GS somethings and then outside non government employees some not even American citizens who are commonly known as contractors and operatives. Beyond that group there are others, double dippers and then just those who may have useful information that can be purchased with cash.
Our nations most notorious contractor is billy waugh, feel free to google and learn that his services come with a price. Be sure to sign the guestbook.
There are thousands of contractors__Ty Woods was one__Johnny Rivers was not.