Guest Host: Terence Smith

A former CIA operative talks about her 14 years at the agency. She examines what went wrong leading up to 9/11 and includes accounts of field operations in the Middle East and an insider’s view of the political and operational culture of the CIA.

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  • Melissa Mahle now a private consultant on Middle Eastern political and security affairs, served for 14 years in the Central Intelligence Agency.

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