The man responsible for the deaths of several CIA operatives died in Cuba, after botched surgery:
HAVANA – Renegade former CIA agent Philip Agee, whose naming of agency operatives helped prompt a U.S. law against exposing government spies, has died in Cuba, his wife said Wednesday. He was 72.
Agee quit the CIA in 1969 after 12 years working mostly in Latin America at a time when leftist movements were gaining prominence and sympathizers. His 1975 book “Inside the Company: CIA Diary,” cited alleged misdeeds against leftists in the region and included a 22-page list of purported agency operatives.
The list created an uproar around the world and helped prompt Congress to pass a law against naming clandestine U.S. agents abroad. It also led the State Department to strip Agee of his U.S. passport.
Free healthcare system, you say?
His wife, Giselle Roberge Agee, said Agee was hospitalized in Havana on Dec. 16 and underwent surgery for perforated ulcers. He died Monday because of a related infection and his remains were cremated.
A month’s worth of free healthcare for a medical condition that here in the USA would have probably been cured with antibiotics (assuming it was a peptic ulcer) that Cubans don’t have access to and he coudln’t import a Spanish surgeon like Fidel.
May God forgive him.
UPDATE, Thursday 10 January,
A Traitor’s Death
UPDATE, Friday 11 January
Reuters Recants: Agee Not A “Whistle-blower”