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January 11, 2005
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A top FBI official investigating a pro-Israel lobbying group was posted to lead the bureau’s Portland, Ore., office shortly after a group he headed was implicated in “inappropriate” conduct in the investigation of a Jew at the CIA. David Szady, now in charge of the controversial FBI probe of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, was made special agent in charge of the FBI’s Portland division in May 1999, just a month after then-CIA Director George Tenet admitted that the National Counter Intelligence Policy Board was involved with “insensitive, unprofessional and highly inappropriate” language regarding the case of CIA attorney Adam Ciralsky, Portland’s Jewish Review reported.

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