Pentagon official’s spy drama

The World

A Pentagon official, Michael Furlong, is being investigated for illegally building a network of contractors to work unknowingly as spies, gathering information that was used to track down and kill insurgents in Afghanistan.

Furlong reportedly referred to the group as his own team of Jason Bournes. Reporters for the New York Times, Dexter Filkins and Mark Mazzetti, investigated the “off-the-books spy operation.” We’re joined by Mark Mazzetti for more on the implications of the real-life spy story.

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