Intelligence Quotes
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"I wasn't privy to all of the intelligence that was coming in about Guatemala, but I did see the traffic that was coming in from Guatemala City, because it was very relevant to me, and of course I exchanged what I had with the chief of station in Guatemala City"
E. Howard Hunt
"Foreign Ministry guys don't become agents. Party officials, the Foreign Ministry nerds, tend not to volunteer to Western intelligence agencies"
Aldrich Ames
"We had periodic crises in this country when the technical intelligence didn't support the policy. We had the bomber gap, the missile gap"
Aldrich Ames
"The resistance of policy-makers to intelligence is not just founded on an ideological presupposition. They distrust intelligence sources and intelligence officials because they don't understand what the real problems are"
Aldrich Ames
"There are so many things a large intelligence espionage organization can do to justify its existence, that people can get promotions for, because it could result in results"
Aldrich Ames
"Our Soviet espionage efforts had virtually never, or had very seldom, produced any worthwhile political or economic intelligence on the Soviet Union"
Aldrich Ames
"In my professional work with the Agency, by the late '70s, I had come to question the value of a great deal of what we were doing, in terms of the intelligence agency's impact on American policy"
Aldrich Ames
"I found that our Soviet espionage efforts had virtually never, or had very seldom, produced any worthwhile political or economic intelligence on the Soviet Union"
Aldrich Ames
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