Spies for Hire Tim Shorrock talked about the privatization of U.S. intelligence and the outsourcing of intelligence officers. He said that the majority of… read more

Spies for Hire Tim Shorrock talked about the privatization of U.S. intelligence and the outsourcing of intelligence officers. He said that the majority of spies used by the U.S. were private contractors. He talked about the intelligence officers who left the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to work in private firms for a significantly higher salary. He spoke about the implications of for-profit entities gaining authority over intelligence actions.

Tim Shorrock wrote Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing by Simon and Schuster. close

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Program ID:
205873-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 21, 2008 | 7:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 06, 2008 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 21, 2008 | 7:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 22, 2008 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2008 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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