Unveiling Spending, Efficiency of Intelligence Contractors

Monday, July 19, 2010

(cia.gov)

This morning, Washington Post reporter Dana Priest broke an exclusive story about the increased use of intelligence contractors. After years of research and information gathering, Priest found that billions of dollars are being wasted because of redundancies between the intelligence community and its contractors. And even though many top government officials know this is going on, little is being done to make operations more efficient or rein in spending.

We talk with Priest about her reporting and its implications for the government and the intelligence community.

Guests:

Dana Priest

Produced by:

Arwa Gunja

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