STATEMENT BY THE DCI ON ALLEGATIONS OF ANTI-SEMITISM

Created: 2/4/2000

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February 4,

r-.M: (U) SCatement by the DCI on Allegations of Anti-Semitism

The Agency has been informed thatinutes mayiece on its Sunday program ro-3urfacing old allegations of anti-Semitism at the Agency which woro reported in the media back in9 by Reuters and National Public Radio.

I have said it beforeill say it again, theso allegations of anti-Semitism at CIA are notan assure you that weery hard look at this and we have found nothing whatsoever to substantiate these charges. Anday "we", m not relying only on internal reviews but on the independent reviewsroup of distinguished citizens, including former government officials and members of the private sector and by members from the Legislative Branch, persons not associated with the Agency or its personnel security process.

I will not tolerate anti-Semitism or any other form of discrimination at the Agency. now you will join In my corfTTiitnient to making thelace where the contributions of men and womenide variety of ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds are encouraged and valued. Please do not let spurious allegations weaken our resolve and distract us from our mission.

(This is UNCLASSIFIED )

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