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nmurse as sntsio smmons or_fyoy. rok WARNING NOTICE: TOP SECRET/EYES ONLY/NO FOREIGN DISSEMINATION. SENSITIVE INTELLIGENCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY National Clandestine Service To: Director of Central Intelligence From: Chief, National Clandestine Service Date: 11/05/07 09:30 EST Re: Dan Gordon 201-999-8787-011; File Summary; 1. In view of your stated interest in Gordon’s impressive achievements, I forward herewith a summary of his personnel file. At the next opportunity, you may want to thank the Attorney General for lending him to us. 2. Dan Gordon was co-opted by the Agency from the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) to participate in clandestine operations because of special skills that were deemed useful. He now works for us intermittently under a variety of covers. As he can no loner use his USDOJ cover, he was assigned to the Agency's Non Official Cadre (NOC) available to be used by our area divisions. 3. The following information was obtained independently, from Gordon and was additionally verified by the Mossad. Gordon is a dual national American/Israeli. He was born in Israel where he attended local schools. He served in Sayeret 332 (Israel's elite Special Forces Unit) and was cited for bravery in combat. Gordon was recruited by the Israeli Mossad in 1966 and successfully completed its first Operational Course. In 1969, as a junior case officer, his identity was exposed to members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine during an agent meeting with a potential asset in Europe. Consequently, Gordon chose to resign from the Mossad, rather than be excluded from any future undercover assignments — a routine precautionary measure applied by the Mossad under these circumstances. He graduated from the Tel Aviv University School of Law with distinction and following an unsuccessful marriage, relocated to the U.S. WARNING NOTICE: TOP SECRET/EYES ONLY/NO FOREIGN DISSEMINATION. SENSITIVE INTELLIGENCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED nmurse as sntsio smmons or_fyoy. rok WARNING NOTICE: TOP SECRET/EYES ONLY/NO FOREIGN DISSEMINATION. SENSITIVE INTELLIGENCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED 4. In the U.S., he joined the Department of Justice and was assigned to the Office of International Asset Recovery and Money Laundering as a Senior Investigative Attorney. Several of the cases he has handled for the USDOJ were discovered to be espionage or terrorism related. The Department of Justice referred the cases to us. In particular, Gordon was successful in ee 5. Although his methods were unconventional the Director has approved ay . 6. Gordon then manipulated i ending the operation with a complete success. He then engaged in MEEEENEEENENNIN ocether with the Israeli Hossad. ‘In that operation Gordon managed to 7. At the time when USDOJ still had professional jurisdiction over him in the above referenced cases, we chose to keep Gordon working on these matters due to his familiarity with the facts, his talent for and experience in working undercover. Gordon’s professional accomplishments are remarkable. As noted above, his achievements in gathering intelligence have been essential and invaluable to the United States. He has proven to be an excellent undercover operative with an innovative and mind. Of particular benefit was Gordon's ability to eee eeeeree I 3 hout compromising U.S. interests. 8. However, Gordon is not a team player and prefers to work alone. He is stubborn and sometimes even challenges authority. Nonetheless, these aspects of his personality have never damaged or risked any operation. Gordon is aware of these problematic character traits and seems to be making sincere efforts to better assimilate to the organization’s culture. WARNING NOTICE: TOP SECRET/EYES ONLY/NO FOREIGN DISSEMINATION. SENSITIVE INTELLIGENCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED sNcc wee nmurse as sntsio smmons or_fyoy. rok WARNING NOTICE: TOP SECRET/EYES ONLY/NO FOREIGN DISSEMINATION. SENSITIVE INTELLIGENCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED 9. Recommendation: Per your instruction, we will continue engaging Gordon in multinational and complex operations with periodic review of his adaptation to team work. 10. The agencies listed as source, will continue to periodically monitor and report any significant information regarding Dan Gordon, which will be brought to the attention of area divisions immediately. 00339 40.3 SOURCE: CIA files; FBI; Mossad, Israeli Foreign Intelligence Service. RELIABILITY: Deemed Accurate. WARNING NOTICE: TOP SECRET/EYES ONLY/HO FOREIGN DISSEMINATION. SENSITIVE INTELLIGENCE SOURCES AND METHODS INVOLVED