Ex-CIA chief Petraeus heads KKR strategic unit
Like Carlyle in the 1990s, the private equity giant KKR has been recruiting former CIA officers. David Petraeus was recently put in charge of its research centre. [...]
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was the successor to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) after the Second World War. Its heyday was during the Cold War. CIA considers itself as the senior intelligence service among the US Intelligence Community. Before the establishment of the Defense Clandestine Service (DCS), it was the only agency able to carry out clandestine operations, through its National Clandestine Service (NCS).