This Date in History Reply

May 15, 1997:  Ana Belen Montes, the Defense Intelligence Agency’s senior Cuba analyst for political and military affairs, was briefed about a Top Secret Special Access Program (SAP).  One of the Castro regime’s highest ranking penetration agents in the Defense Department, in her subsequent communications to Havana, Montes noted that she and a colleague were the only ones in her office knowledgeable of this program.  Widely used throughout the Intelligence Community, SAPs consist of safeguards and other protocols that exceed standard security measures.

Mid-May 1959:  According to a declassified CIA report, by this date, 40-50 Cuban agents were active in the Miami area.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s