Former CIA Officer: Listen To Your Enemy

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Amaryllis Fox is still in the process of getting her CIA cover rolled back.

By Cavan Sieczkowski

July 03, 2016 “Information Clearing House” – “HP“-  Amaryllis Fox is a writer, a peace activist and a former CIA Clandestine Service officer.

She recently sat down with Al Jazeera’s AJ+ to discuss what she’s learned from working undercover in counterterrorism for nearly a decade.

Her takeaway? Listen to your enemy.

“If I learned one lesson from my time with the CIA, it is this: Everybody believes they are the good guy,” Fox said in a video shared by AJ+ on Facebook Monday.

When it comes to the Islamic State militant group, Fox says the public conversation is “more oversimplified than ever” and encompasses stories “manufactured” by a small minority of powerful people who remain in power by “convincing the rest of us to keep killing each other.”

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