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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 07:51 PM
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Goss Reportedly Rebuffed Senior Officials at CIA


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Goss Reportedly Rebuffed Senior Officials at CIA
By Walter Pincus and Dana Priest
The Washington Post

Sunday 14 November 2004

Four fear new chief is isolating himself.
Within the past month, four former deputy directors of operations have tried to offer CIA Director Porter J. Goss advice about changing the clandestine service without setting off a rebellion, but Goss has declined to speak to any of them, said former CIA officials aware of the communications.

The four senior officials represent nearly two decades of experience leading the Directorate of Operations under both Republican and Democratic presidents. The officials were dismayed by the reaction and were concerned that Goss has isolated himself from the agency's senior staff, said former clandestine service officers aware of the offers.

The senior operations officials "wanted to talk as old colleagues and tell him to stop what he was doing the way he was doing it," said a former senior official familiar with the effort. ........
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Avalux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 07:52 PM
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1. Is this a surprise?
Anyone with a brain could see this coming. Why didn't our Senate Democrats??
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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 08:00 PM
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2. dupe :)
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Moderator DU Moderator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-15-04 05:07 AM
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3. Duplicate and not original source
We love truthout here at DU, but please post articles from the original source, not re-prints. Thank you.

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