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