CIA Using Paramilitary Teams to Kill Terrorists

The Central Intelligence Agency has been sending teams of commandos to kill alleged terrorists overseas, despite an Obama-era effort to cease the use of “assassination squads” by the agency, according to a report from BuzzFeed News.
The “small number” of units are reportedly coordinated by the agency’s Special Activities Center (SAC) whose primary mission is to kill terrorists “on the ground.” The CIA denied the existence of such a program to the BuzzFeed.
The SAC has reportedly been on a “recruitment and hiring and acquisition binge” under the Trump administration. CIA director Mike Pompeo, who was recently tapped by President Trump to be the next secretary of state, reportedly “first pushed for these lethal ground operations.” Read more at BUZZFEED.



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