The inner workings of intelligence gathering agencies have long been a black box to the public. How many are there? How do they cooperate and function? How have they changed? Glenn Carle served twenty-three years in the Central Intelligence Agency, and he sat down with Maria Armoudian to discuss what goes on inside the intelligence agencies of the United States.

Glenn Carle is a former intelligence officer and is regarded as one of the top experts on Al-Qaeda. He is also the author of The Interrogator: An Education.



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