Trump reportedly hires ‘Dark Prince’ to run CIA’s Iran operations

US President Donald Trump allegedly hired an “aggressive” strategist who is most popularly known as “The Dark Prince” to run the Central Intelligence Agency’s Iran operations. Trump administration dubbed Iran “the number one terror state.”

The new job of Michael D’Andrea is perceived as one of the several moves inside the spy agency that signal a stronger approach to covert operations under the leadership of conservative Republican Mike Pompeo, current and former intelligence officials reportedly revealed. Also known as Ayatollah Mike, D’Andrea oversaw the hunt for Osama bin Laden as well as the US drone strike campaign that claimed the lives of thousands of Islamist militants and hundreds of civilians.

Another highlight in his portfolio was running the CIA’s Counterterrorism Centre for nearly ten years, in which he forged new territory in drone technology warfare which was said to be a “targeted killing program.” But as for D’Andrea’s alleged role in the

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