July 31st, 2010 | brainjuice
- The Associated Press: AP IMPACT: Before the CIA, there was the Pond
"Created during World War II as a purely U.S. operation free of the perceived taint of European allies, the Pond existed for 13 years and was shrouded in secrecy for more than 50 years. It used sources that ranged from Nazi officials to Stalinists and, at one point, a French serial killer"
(tags:pol war spy )