6,219. 12/3/2004

CIA operative Howard Hart said, in a report published by the Miller Center of Public Affairs on December 3, 2004, ” ‘CIA’s clandestine service can be criticized for not having done as well as it should have [in anti-terrorism efforts]. That is a fair statement. Because we have people who just don’t pull their weight. And the reason that most of them are there is that we have no way to replace them.’ ”

 – Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes, Page 579

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