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U.S. Spies Captured And Held In Lebanon

November 22, 2011 by  

U.S. Spies Captured And Held In Lebanon

The CIA’s operations in Lebanon have been badly damaged following Hezbollah identifying and capturing a number of U.S. spies recently, The Associated Press reported.

According to the news outlet, the intelligence debacle is especially disconcerting due to the fact that the CIA reportedly saw it coming. Hezbollah’s longtime leader, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, boasted on television in June that at least two operatives who had infiltrated the ranks of the terrorist organization had been rooted out.

ABC News reported that authorities fear the spies, who were paid informants recruited by the CIA, will be executed or that they have already been killed.

“If they were genuine spies, spying against Hezbollah, I don’t think we’ll ever see them again,” Robert Baer, a former senior CIA officer, told the news outlet. “These guys are very, very vicious and unforgiving.”

Baer, who worked against Hezbollah while stationed in Beirut in the 1980s, noted that the group was known for its ruthless actions against any dissent, especially when individuals were suspected of or caught spying, according to ABC.

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  • DanB

    Wonder what impact this will have on the US spies world wide if we were aware of these spies being compromised months ago and they were “left to die”. Maybe this is the norm for the community?

    • DrDon

      As long as we have a muslim in the Whitehouse our spooks will not be protected . Obama has an agenda , anyone with half a brain wnows that .

      • madog2

        Even if the cia spooks are able to do their jobs without getting caught they still have to worry about brain dead holder prosicuting them. By the time this muslim commie administration gets through with their agenda their will be no more CIA operatives. This imposter and his appointed goof balls still has a year to bring the country down.

  • Jasy

    Well, we’re done with Iraq, Egypt, and Libya, now off to Iran. And hopefully, no one will notice the similar “modus operandi”!

  • http://gillysrooms.blogspot.com gillysrooms

    In my opinion would be best not to make a big issues of these reports in this forum. We are never going to any of the truth from any of the sides, so no point speculating about it. Let the CIA do what it needs to do.

  • Jimbo

    Who would want to be a CIA spy for our country? Remember when the Bush administration leaked Valery Plame’s CIA identity to get back at her husband, Ambassador Wilson for pointing out the lack of evidence for WMD’s in Iraq?

    Our congressmen and senators are INCAPABLE of keeping secrets. It’s been proven time and again. And I’m not certain CIA management is any better at keeping secrets or managing the spy business.

    • http://marcum1@wildblue.net coal miner

      Jimbo,

      I agree with you.

    • 7thID

      JIMBO

      Everyone in Washington knew that Valery Plame worked for the CIA it was no secret. Her load mouth braggart husband certainly couldn’t keep his mouth shut. She was not a CIA spy like these people were. She hadn’t been in the field for years.

      Although I do agree with your second point on congressmen and senators not being able to keep secrets.

      • http://marcum1@wildblue.net coal miner

        7thID

        The phrase Plame Affair (also known as the CIA leak scandal, the CIA leak case, ….. on CNN’s Crossfire, Novak asserted: “Nobody in the Bush administration ….. his article that revealed the identity of Valerie Plame as a CIA agent, the source …
        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plame_affair

    • alex

      jimbo you have your head too far up the liberals a** you should pull it out and get some fresh air it was the democraps that leaked her name and she wasn’t an active agent anyway

    • s c

      J, right back atcha. GB’s administration wasted its time if it ‘leaked’ anything about precious ‘V.’ You see, her neighbors knew she worked for the CIA. Maybe she graduated last in her ‘invisibility’ class. Like Judy Tenuta says, bub, “it could happen.” Got any other juicy revelations?

  • http://Boblivingston Lyle McDaniel

    Have we got a few of theirs . see what they do to our spies and do some ,, likewise ,,.

  • Danny Stewart

    When checking who outed these spies, look no further than the top.

    • alex

      especialy obimbo czars most of who are communist

      • eddie47d

        All your getting on Thanksgiving Day alex is a baloney sandwich. Unless you used it all up today.

    • Robin from Arcadia, IN

      Danny… Starting at the top is a good place. I agree!

  • AJ

    The CIA,mmm aren’t they the police force for the 1%er’s??????

  • jimmy the greek

    We should kill any one spying on America as soon as we are done integrating them . That goes for the spies from israel to .

  • Mutantone

    and the fact that Obama has placed Muslim Brotherhood members inside the White House and Homeland security has nothing to do with the release of the CIA operatives names?

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