The CIA and the American Ethic: An Unfinished Debate

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The CIA and the American Ethic: An Unfinished Debate

By Ernest W. Lefever and Roy Godson
Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1980
161 pp. $9.50
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This is a vigorous counterattack, part of a fashionable new wave, against critics of the CIA. The authors argue (and who will disagree?) the need to reestablish the CIA's ability to gather foreign intelligence. They are less interested in discussing the ethical issues involved in covert interference in the affairs of other nations.