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Retired CIA disguise specialist Jonna Mendez

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Retired CIA disguise specialist Tony Mendez

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CIA Director David H. Petraeus (right) and James Clapper, director of national intelligence, testify during a joint hearing of the U.S. House and Senate intelligence committees at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. The intelligence chiefs briefed lawmakers on the state of intelligence reform 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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The new director of the CIA, David Petraeus (right), talks with Vice President Joseph R. Biden (back to camera) and John Brennan, President Obama's chief counterterrorism adviser, after Mr. Petraeus was sworn in at the White House on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

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NEW ROLE: David H. Petraeus takes the oath of office Tuesday as director of the CIA with a Bible held by his wife, Holly Knowlton Petraeus. Vice President Joseph R. Biden administered the oath. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** In this photo from Feb. 18, 2011, supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamaat-u-Dawa burn a U.S. flag during a rally in Lahore, Pakistan, to condemn American CIA contractor Raymond Allen Davis, who shot dead two Pakistanis. (Associated Press)

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Associated Press CIA Director Leon E. Panetta is poised to move to the Pentagon following unanimous Senate approval Tuesday of his nomination to head the Defense Department. He begins his new job July 1.

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CodePink members greet CIA Director Leon Panetta as he arrives Thursday on Capitol Hill for a hearing on his nomination to be the next secretary of defense. (Associated Press)

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CIA Director Leon Panetta testifies June 9, 2011, on Capitol Hill before the Senate Armed Service Committee hearing on his nomination. (Associated Press)

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CIA Director Leon E. Panetta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, June 9, 2011, before the Senate Armed Service Committee hearing on his nomination as secretary of defense. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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CIA Director Leon Panetta is expected to be the next secretary of defense. Pentagon officials are preparing appeals of cuts made by Secretary Robert M. Gates to present to Mr. Gates' successor. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama speaks to CIA employees at the CIA Headquarters, Friday, May 20, 2011, in Langley, Va. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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** FILE ** In this May 3, 2011, file photo, CIA Director Leon Panetta, right, leaves after briefing members of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Some members of Congress are making appointments at CIA headquarters to view graphic photos of Osama bin Laden's corpse. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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CIA Director Leon E. Panetta (right) leaves Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, after briefing members of Congress on the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, who is chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, heads to a closed briefing by CIA Director Leon E. Panetta at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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CIA Director Leon E. Panetta (right) leaves the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, after briefing members of Congress on the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Associated Press CIA Director Leon E. Panetta said that some of the intelligence that helped track down Osama bin Laden came from interrogation of detainees.

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Pending Senate confirmation, CIA Director Leon E. Panetta is expected to take the helm at the Pentagon by July. (AP Photo)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS CIA Director Leon Panetta says it's possible to reveal certain World War I-era spying techniques now because the old methods have been far outpaced by advances over the years.

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Pakistani protesters burn tires during a demonstration against the release of Raymond Allen Davis, an American CIA contractor, on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Lahore, Pakistan. Mr. Davis, who said he shot and killed two Pakistani men in self-defense, was released from prison after the United States paid "blood money" to the families of the victims, apparently defusing what had been a major row between Washington and Islamabad, Pakistani officials said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)