21st Century Wire
What used to be a red line, has now become a faint pink one.
According to its own website, the CIA are prohibited from conduct spying operations on US soil:
“By law, the CIA is specifically prohibited from collecting foreign intelligence concerning the domestic activities of US citizens. Its mission is to collect information related to foreign intelligence and foreign counterintelligence. By direction of the president in Executive Order 12333 of 1981 and in accordance with procedures approved by the Attorney General, the CIA is restricted in the collection of intelligence information directed against US citizens…”
If asked, the director would likely tell us that it’s now completely necessary to operate in the US – because of the “terrorist threat”.
Whatever you believe, the recent hack and subsequent document dump by Wikileaks this week has confirmed what many of us already suspected for decades…