In contest for talent, intelligence agencies lose out

Wednesday, 25 October 2006, 2:37 AM EST

After devastating personnel cuts in the 1990s, intelligence agencies donít have the workers they need who can speak foreign languages, analyze data and anticipate threats to the nationís security.

They were forced to hire contractors with intelligence expertise after the 2001 terrorist attacks when more skilled workers were needed in a hurry.

At the Federal Times.

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