Are These the Keystone Cops?

Macaray, David
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/03/18/are-these-the-keystone-cops/

Publisher:  Counterpunch
Date Written:  18/03/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19048

The CIA owes its vaunted reputation to one source: Hollywood’s movie studios. The way the movies portray America's clandestine services goes so far beyond mere "exaggeration" or embellishment, it verges on outright hero worship, stubbornly confusing James Woolsey with James Bond. Alas, if our intel-gathering networks were a fraction as accomplished as Hollywood portrays them to be, we wouldn’t have been mired in Vietnam or Iraq.

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