Spying After Kabul: The Human Factor

Penetrating the Taliban, Al Qaeda and ISIS-K is nigh impossible now, a CIA veteran tells us


Top former CIA operations official William D. Murray says the loss of the CIA station with the evacuation of the American embassy makes penetrating the Taliban, Al Qaeda and the Islamic State—always a Herculean task—all the more difficult. In an extended discussion with SpyTalk co-host Jeanne Meserve, Murray says it will be “very difficult—not impossibl…

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