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CIA taps Bin Laden hunter to probe mystery ‘Havana syndrome' plaguing spies & diplomats, as US says cases hit 200 - reports

5 days ago   |   By RT

The CIA has tasked a veteran officer involved in the decade-long hunt for Osama Bin Laden to investigate the so-called “Havana syndrome” afflicting US spies and diplomats overseas, the Wall Street Journal reported.
CIA Director William Burns recently selected the intelligence officer, who has not been identified, to lead a task force probing the unexplained symptoms, the Journal reported on Wednesday, citing “current and former officials familiar with the matter.”
The agency reportedly launched the task force in February, while a separate State Department initiative also got underway in...
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Veteran CIA spy to lead agency probe into ‘Havana Syndrome'

Veteran CIA spy to lead agency probe into ‘Havana Syndrome'

5 days ago   |   By New York Post

A career CIA spy who was involved in the search for Osama Bin Laden has been tapped by the agency to head an investigation into mysterious ailments suffered by dozens of US spies and diplomats.
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Undercover officer who hunted Bin Laden tapped to lead CIA's Havana Syndrome task force

Undercover officer who hunted Bin Laden tapped to lead CIA's Havana Syndrome task force

5 days ago   |   By NBC News

An official said the intelligence veteran "will bring that same intensity" to the hunt for the source of the health incidents that have plagued diplomats.
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