Altogether, a great story—and a surprising disclosure of covert action.
Well, Brennan points out, covert action programs are, by definition, classified.
covert action can seem like a quick, cheap, deniable way to get hard jobs done.
Burr says he didn't say classified documents, he specifically said "covert action programs."
The former head of the Mossad has publicly urged continued diplomacy and covert action to keep Iran from getting the bomb.