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Daily Beast: Frank Archibald to Retire as CIA’s National Clandestine Service Director

Central Intelligence AgencyFrank Archibald, director of CIA’s National Clandestine Service, plans to retire from government service, The Daily Beast reported Friday.

Shane Harris writes CIA spokesperson Dean Boyd confirmed the announcement from Archibald.

Archibald took the position at the CIA’s secretive intelligence division in 2013, according to the report.

He served tours in Pakistan and Africa and led the CIA’s Latin America division, the report says.

John Brennan, CIA’s director, is seeking to establish new intelligence centers and eliminate the analysis group and clandestine service as part of a restructuring plan, Harris reports.

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