“Merchant of Doubt: Did the DEA Nab an International Weapons Dealer, or a CIA Asset Hung Out to Dry?” The Intercept


“Merchant of Doubt: Did the DEA Nab an International Weapons Dealer, or a CIA Asset Hung Out to Dry?” The Intercept

The Intercept reports on government terrorism stings that have resulted in charges being brought against people who have acted as informers for other U.S. government agencies.   “This is about capitalism inside the bureaucracy,” Joshua L. Dratel, a lawyer for Yousef, said of the DEA’s move into narcoterrorism stings. “The war on drugs in the United States is waning, so you have to find new markets. Terrorism is the big thing...These cases are a lot like FBI terrorism stings here in the United States, Without the DEA, there is no connection to terrorism or the United States.”

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