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FBI agents still don’t know Arabic.

By ThinkProgress on October 10, 2006 at 10:59 pm

"FBI agents still don’t know Arabic."

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Five years after 9/11, “only 33 FBI agents have even a limited proficiency in Arabic, and none of them work in the sections of the bureau that coordinate investigations of international terrorism, according to new FBI statistics.”

UPDATE: American Progress has a progressive intelligence reform plan with detailed recommendations to solve this problem. Check it out HERE.

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