Lake Fight Rocks CIA

March 19, 1997
THE DAILY FED

Lake Fight Rocks CIA

When Anthony Lake was nominated by President Clinton to be CIA director last December, CIA officials breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, the badly shaken agency would be getting a director who could provide it with the stability, stature and White House access needed to help the CIA adapt to the post-Cold War world.

Instead, Lake's sudden withdrawal from his bitter confirmation battle has sent yet another shudder through an agency that has been plagued by turmoil for half a decade, The Los Angeles Times reported today.

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