Reinventing the CIA

Common Ground interviews Dr. Marvin Ott, Professor of National Security Policy at the National War College. The Cold War gave the Central Intelligence Agency a big budget, a certain mystique, and a reason for existence. In today's world, however, news media such as CNN can gather information faster than the CIA. This program of Common Ground examines the CIA's search for a post-Cold War mission and looks at some serious flaws within the agency.

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