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World Affairs Council Presents The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing

Date:
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Mary Dolan
Location Details:
World Affairs Council Auditorium
312 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

Outsourcing has increased in government intelligence gathering. In recent years, intelligence contracting has grown into a private industry often blurring the lines between public and private sectors. In his new book, Spies for Hire, investigative journalist Tim Shorrock discusses the largely, unexaminded size, scope, and influence of this intelligence outsourcing and how sometimes it is at odds with congressional oversight and public accountability.

Check-in: 5:30 PM; Program: 6:00 PM

Admission Costs: Council Members: Free, Students: $5, Nonmembers: $15

For more information, please visit our website, call us at 415-293-4600, or email info [at] wacsf.org.
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