R3publicans: Outsourcing Intel: How Intel-for-Hire Undermines U.S. Intelligence

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff gestures while being interviewed by The Associated Press, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Outsourcing Intel: How Intel-for-Hire Undermines U.S. Intelligence

Despite lacking professional credentials, a commitment to public service, or the minimum amount of vetting that would go into a security clearance background check, these private-sector spies collect intelligence that is passed along and ultimately may be included in the President’s Daily Briefing. by George Eliason In 2016, Tim Shorrock wrote an article describing the five intelligence giants that control domestic policy, foreign policy, military, and civilian leaders with the products they sell. They create the information, analyze the information, and decide who the President of the United States will see as an enemy and who as a friend. read more at https://www.mintpressnews.com/outsourcing-intel-how-intel-for-hire-undermines-u-s-intelligence/237586/ summary via R3publican