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CIA Director Gina Haspel, speaking at the University of Louisville in September, says she wants to send more undercover officers overseas. Many in the intelligence world says this has become more challenging in an era of universal surveillance. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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CIA Chief Pushes For More Spies Abroad; Surveillance Makes That Harder

CIA Director Gina Haspel wants more undercover officers overseas. But in an age of universal surveillance, instant online searches and social media profiles, staying below the radar is a challenge.

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The Case Of Paul Whelan Draws Parallels To U.S. Journalist's 1986 Arrest In Moscow

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