CIA manager ‘removed from his job for abusive management’ is back and in charge of drone strikes

Top CIA manager was sent home from CIA headquarters and transferred to a liaison job at the Pentagon
CIA manager 'removed from his job for abusive management' is back and in charge of drone strikes

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by Associated Press | April 29, 2015

A top CIA manager who had been removed from his job last year for abusive management has been named to a senior role in the agency department that conducts drone strikes.

Jonathan Bank, 47, has been installed as deputy chief for counterintelligence at the Counter Terrorism Center, or CTC, which conducts the agency’s operations against al-Qaida, the Islamic State and other groups.

He supervises a team charged with protecting CTC operations by ferreting out spies, double agents, bad tradecraft and other security risks.

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