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Al Qaeda, Hezbollah and Hamas Aggressively Trying to Infiltrate the CIA

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On September 2, 2013 @ 5:24 pm In The Point | 13 Comments

Why not? The CIA has been aggressively trying to recruit Muslims. A sizable percentage of the young college grads with a background in international affairs studies that they would like are politically active and usually Muslim Students Association members, which is a front for the Muslim Brotherhood.

We know the number that were flagged. How many went unflagged?

An estimated one-fifth of a subset of all applicants for Central Intelligence Agency positions had significant ties to the terror groups Hamas, Hezbollah and al Qaeda, a newly released document from NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s collection revealed Monday.

Terrorist groups worked hard to infiltrate America’s top security agencies. CIA officials uncovered thousands of applicants, roughly one in five of a subset, with “significant terrorist and/or hostile intelligence connections,” the document states

The specifics of those ties were not revealed, but the groups most often cited as attempting to infiltrate the U.S. intelligence network were al Qaeda, Hamas and Hezbollah.

Al Qaeda would probably have a harder time making it in. But I imagine there are any number of people affiliated with Hamas or Hezbollah on the payroll by now.


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