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  • “Assassination is a word that still haunts the C.I.A. The most lurid of the volumes produced by the Senate committee headed by Frank Church of Idaho in the mid-1970s detailed the C.I.A.’s plots to kill foreign political figures, including Cuba’s Fidel Castro and the Congo’s Patrice Lumumba. Such intrigues were overseen by the agency’s so-called Health Alteration Committee, which once O.K.’d the dispatch of a monogrammed, poisoned handkerchief to a left-leaning Iraqi colonel.�?

    The New York Times, Government Hit Squads, Minus the Hits, by Scott Shane, July 18, 2009

    July 19, 2009