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This morning at 10am San Francisco time, Michael Krasny Dave Iverson interviewed Jane Wales on KQED’s FORUM along with NY Times reporter Tim Weiner about their thoughts on Obama’s pick of Leon Panetta for Director of the CIA, and the future of the organization more generally.  The audio copy of the broadcast should be posted here soon.

Obama’s pick is a controversial one, and a Washington Post article today explains some of the disagreement. And the NY Times Caucus blog from last night elaborates.

Jane drew on her experience as former Senior Director of the National Security Council, and Tim from the research he gathered in writing his book, “Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA.”  Tim spoke here at the World Affairs Council in September of 2007 on this same  subject.

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