Agent says records request sank career

Attempts to persuade the CIA to release old files led to troubles, suit says

Posted: July 6, 2014 at 3:37 a.m.

WASHINGTON -- His CIA career included assignments in Africa, Afghanistan and Iraq, but the most perilous posting for Jeffrey Scudder turned out to be a two-year stint in a sleepy office that looks after the agency's historical files.

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