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CIA's strategy towards China revealed

Posted On: Oct 4, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

CIA's strategy towards China revealed

Counterterrorism leaders were told that a refocusing on Beijing and its advanced technology is inevitable, Associated Press reported
The CIA's shift of focus to “great power competition” with China means that “money and resources would be increasingly shifted” away from counterterrorism , the spy agency's second-highest ranking officer reportedly told leaders of its CT branch. The meeting was held some weeks ago behind closed doors, the Associated Press reported on Monday, citing anonymous sources.
Deputy Director David Cohen assured officials during the meeting that fighting terrorists would remain a priority for the agency to a significant degree, the report said.
The entire US intelligence community has been pivoting towards China under the current administration, with hundreds of officers reassigned, including from counterterrorism, according to the news agency. The CIA is also moving in that direction, hiring new officers fluent in Chinese and teaching the language to current employees, the AP...

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