Washington Week

The Backstory: The Power of the CIA

Clip: Season 2015 | 4m 5s

As the United States continues its military assault against terrorist groups in the Middle East and relies more and more on drone strikes, the power of the Central Intelligence Agency in foreign policy decision making has never been greater. Gwen Ifill gets the backstory from Yochi Dreazen, Managing Editor of Foreign Policy magazine and author of the report "Mission Unstoppable."

Aired: 06/01/15

Rating: NR

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10 big stories Washington Week covered

Celebrating 50 Years

10 big stories Washington Week covered

Washington Week came on the air February 23, 1967. In the 50 years that followed, we covered a lot of history-making events. Read up on 10 of the biggest stories Washington Week covered in its first 50 years.

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