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George Tenet

Born: Jan 5, 1953

Birthplace: Flushing

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

George Tenet

Date of Birth : Jan 5, 1953
Birth Place : Flushing

George John Tenet was the Director of Central Intelligence for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, and he is Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University. Tenet held the position as the DCI from July 1997 to July 2004, making him the second-longest-serving director in the agency's history—behind Allen Welsh Dulles—as well as one of the few DCIs to serve under two U.S. presidents of opposing political parties. He played a key role in overseeing the intelligence behind the Iraq War. In February 2008, he became a managing director at investment bank Allen & Company.


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