CIA Puts a Public Target on China's Back

The story behind the spy agency's unusual p.r. move, plus inside dope on a Secret Service burnout report


In this week’s SpyTalk podcast, Washington Post intelligence and national security reporter Shane Harris breaks down the CIA’s reasons for summoning reporters to trumpet the rollout of its new, multidisciplinary China Mission Center. It was quite an unusual event for a, you know, spy service.

“The message from them was that there’s no other country that …

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