Spurn Cloaked Suitors, Corporate America

What's a spook to do? Since its founding in 1947, the Central Intelligence Agency has had the primary duty of figuring out what the Soviet military is up to. But with the meltdown of the Soviet Communist Party and the Soviet Union itself, the CIA is casting about for a new mission to justify its $3.2 billion budget. Many on Capitol Hill and in business and intelligence circles think economic intelligence-gathering is the answer. They should think again.

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