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Polygraph

An April 10, 2009 article in CQ Politics highlights John Sullivan, who spent three decades as a CIA polygrapher giving polygraph tests to CIA employees. When he sought a renewal of his CIA security clearance for a post-retirement job – He was turned down. Sullivan had just written Gatekeeper: Memoirs

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On 23 August 2008 the Washington Post carried an AP story about the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) intention to use contractors to conduct polygraph examinations for security clearances. “An unclassified DIA document describing the new effort says the contractor hired to perform the exams will conduct a minimum of 4,550

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