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Ex-Officer Suing CIA for Killing Parts of Her Memoir | Daily Beast

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A former CIA analyst is suing the agency for blocking portions of her new memoir.

Nada Bakos, a retired CIA analyst-turned-author filed the lawsuit Monday claiming the federal agency has violated her First Amendment right to free speech by redacting sections of her manuscript, titled, The Targeter: My Life in the CIA on the Hunt for the Godfather of ISIS.

Through non-classified information, Bakos would allegedly reveal the inner workings of the Islamic State and the CIA’s quest for Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, who was eventually killed in 2006 during a U.S. air strike.

Source: Ex-Officer Suing CIA for Killing Parts of Her Memoir | Daily Beast

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