In Syria, U.S. Struggles to Fill Intelligence Gaps

(Washington Post) Greg Miller and Joby Warrick - U.S. spy agencies have expanded their efforts to gather intelligence on rebel forces and Assad's regime in recent months, but they are still largely confined to monitoring intercepted communications and observing the conflict from a distance. The CIA has been unable to establish a presence in Syria, in contrast to its role in Egypt and Libya during revolts in those countries.

2012-07-24 00:00:00

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