How much supervision is involved with covert actions and secret agent games carried about y the CIA and the US intelligence agencies – or the intelligence agencies of any government for that matter?
The historical record shows that during the JFK administration after the failure of the Bay of Pigs operation this question became one explored. Newly files show fascinating details from a memo written by JFK advisor Arthur Schlesinger. Memo available here:
At end is a bonus clip of an LBJ tape in which he is talking to incoming Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford about a covert operation in North Korea that seems to have been unknown by men at the top an gone bad.
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