Report: CIA to Significantly Cut Its Presences in Iraq

National Journal

The CIA is planning to cut its presence in Iraq to 40 percent of its wartime levels largely as a result of issues the agency faces in working in a country where a large American presence is no longer welcomed, The Wall Street Journal reports.

At its height during the fighting in Iraq, the CIA station in Baghdad was the largest in the world, with more than 700 workers, officials told The Journal.

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