New Report: US Has Established Intelligence Operations Across Africa

Thursday, June 14, 2012

According to a new report in the Washington Post, Ouagadougou Burkina Faso is the hub of a vast secret war of surveillance and assassinations targeting al-Qaeda and other terror organizations in Africa and around the world. It is a covert operation that seems to be the first initiative of global strategy and tactics focused on the failed states around the world, a way of preempting and denying terrorists access and safe haven in these lawless chaotic places. Craig Whitlock, National Security reporter at the Washington Post and author of the report, joins us.

Guests:

Craig Whitlock

Produced by:

Elizabeth Ross

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