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More Than 1,000 U.S. Spies Protecting Rio Olympics | NBC News

More Than 1,000 U.S. Spies Protecting Rio Olympics | NBC News

U.S. intelligence has assigned more than 1,000 spies to Olympic security as part of a highly classified effort to protect the Rio 2016 Summer Games and American athletes and staff, NBC News has learned.

Hundreds of analysts, law enforcement and special operations personnel are already on the ground in Rio de Janeiro, according to an exclusive NBC News review of a highly classified report on U.S. intelligence efforts.

Source: More Than 1,000 U.S. Spies Protecting Rio Olympics – NBC News