Wanted: Military Spies

Published: Wednesday, 05/28/2008 12:00 am EDT

The Canadian Forces are spending $27 million over the next three years to buy equipment for a new military spy unit, the CBC reported Monday. While the majority of details remain classified, documents showed that agents will analyze information gathered by soldiers doing such things as searching cars at checkpoints and interviewing motorists. It will also recruit and oversee local intelligence agents in countries where the military is operating, such as Afghanistan.

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