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Stansfield Turner, the spy chief who led major CIA reform, dies at 94

Stansfield Turner, the spy chief who led major CIA reform, dies at 94

Stansfield A. Turner, who served as CIA director under President Jimmy Carter and oversaw reforms at the agency after the Senate uncovered CIA surveillance aimed at American citizens, has died. He was 94.

Turner died Thursday at his home in Seattle, his secretary, Pat Moynihan, confirmed to the Washington Post. Current CIA Director Mike Pompeo issued a statement late Thursday praising Turner for his service during a “turbulent period of history.”

A Rhodes scholar and 33-year Navy veteran, Turner commanded...

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