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'Top Secret America' Expose Highlights Extensive Network Of Private Intelligence Contractors

First Posted: 07/20/10 01:55 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:05 PM ET

National Intelligence Community

The Washington Post:

To ensure that the country's most sensitive duties are carried out only by people loyal above all to the nation's interest, federal rules say contractors may not perform what are called "inherently government functions." But they do, all the time and in every intelligence and counterterrorism agency, according to a two-year investigation by The Washington Post.

Read the whole story: The Washington Post

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