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the systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets

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Steve brings an incredible wealth of knowledge to Diomics from having served 28 years as a member of CIA's clandestine service, including five assignments abroad," said John F.
The CIA's clandestine service, the cadre of undercover spies known for decades as the Directorate of Operations and in recent years renamed the National Clandestine Service, will get its original name back under Brennan's plan.
Next week, almost a year to the day after the killing of Bin Laden, Jose Rodriguez, the former director of the CIA's National Clandestine Service, will publish a book titled ''Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives.
To accomplish these missions, the CIA is organized into four basic components: the National Clandestine Service (NCS), the Directorate of Intelligence (DI), the Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T) and the Directorate of Support (DS).
The article further quotes the Director of the US National Clandestine Service, Michael Sulick, telling Borisov: "You are the future, tell us how can we assist you.
Internal emails, released late on Thursday by the US Justice Department, show that Porter Goss approved a decision by Jose Rodriguez, the head of the Central Intelligence Agency's clandestine service at the time, to destroy more than 100 tapes.
who at the time was the head of the CIA's clandestine service.
The other operational CIA collection component is the National Clandestine Service (NCS), which, according to the CIA, "operates as the clandestine arm of the CIA and serves as the national authority for the coordination, deconfliction, and evaluation of clandestine human intelligence operations across the Intelligence Community.
Worse than the analysis failures and the poor spy recruitment were the machinations of the CIA's clandestine service.
Howard, 50, was a star in the CIA's Clandestine Service.
I am qualified to apply for three of the agency's four different divisions: the Directorate of Support (secretaries and workers at the paper-shedding plant, I presume), the Directorate of Intelligence (the smart people who break codes and devise diabolical strategies) and, most importantly, the National Clandestine Service (or the covert-ops division).
The person he found was Steve Kappes, a respected operator with 22 years of experience in the CIA's clandestine service, a college football lineman and former Marine with a ramrod-straight carriage, soft voice, and gift for terse, verbal precision.
The CIA site was very helpful and I opted for their National Clandestine Service but unfortunately they also insisted that I be an American and, let's face it, while some of my best friends are American it is not a nationality that, given the choice, would figure high on my list of personal preferences.
Michael Ennis, a former human intelligence director at the Defense Intelligence Agency who now serves as deputy director for the Central Intelligence Agency's national clandestine service for community human intelligence.
Since Goss's arrival in Langley, much of the senior management of the clandestine service has been fired or has quit, reportedly to be replaced with more compliant officials.