Republican representative Ron Paul took an approach to the Central Intelligence Agency, its involvement in U.S. Military operations in the Middle East and its shady history regarding narcotrafficking seldom if ever heard from fellow statesmen the weekend of Jan. 17 in Atlanta.
During an annual presentation to members of Paul's Campaign for Liberty at its conference in Atlanta, he underlined the importance to the U.S. mission of removing CIA operatives and private contractors like the soldiers employed by the scandalized security firm formerly known as Blackwater, Inc.
This post appeared on RawStory Jan. 20 and is accompanied by a YouTube video segment of Paul's presentation.
Ron Paul and the CIA on rawstory.com
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