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On CIA’s payroll: Was never a secret, but its official now!

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CIA Recruits

By Bobby Ghosh / Washington

During his 46-year rule, the Hashemite monarch was frequently accused by his enemies — Israeli and Arab alike — of being a CIA stooge. The agency became his paymaster in 1957, inheriting that role from the British: Hussein received $1 million a year until 1977, when President Carter ended the payments.

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