Serving Oil, Arabs And the CIA

Welles, Benjamin
July 1975
New Republic;7/26/75, Vol. 173 Issue 4, p10
Focuses on the career of Kermit Roosevelt, former head of the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) Middle East division, and later, an adviser to big corporations such as Gulf, Raytheon, Tenneco and Northrop. Academician-turned-spy; Link to Northrop being proved; Senate investigation on allegations that Northrop paid off two Saudi Arabian generals authorized to approve the sale of Northrop F-E5 jet fighters; Issue on Roosevelt receiving tips from his former colleagues at the CIA in order to benefit his clients; Roosevelt's role as activist for the Arab cause.


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