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Cryptonym: WU

Definition:
Refers to companies that are vetted and accommodating to the CIA.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

Joan Mellen, Our Man in Haiti

The WU digraph reflects a generic CIA proprietary relationship. Howard Hunt worked under the "WU" digraph to conceal his activities in New York behind a book publishing/research entity called JPRS (Joint Publications Research Service) which produced in this particular section propaganda tracts destined for Latin American consumption. https://books.google.com/books?id=d_0BBAAAQBAJ&pg=PT58&dq=WU+GENERIC+DIGRAPH+CIA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjZ0pHc07fMAhUJ2mMKHd9XBNsQ6AEIHDAA#v=onepage&q=WU%20GENERIC%20DIGRAPH%20CIA&f=false

104-10135-10069: MEMO RE HSCA FOLLOW-UP REQUEST

3/28/78 memo from Robert W. Gambino, Director of Security to Rodger S. Gabrielson, Legislative Counsel: "...this material...originated with Domestic Operations Division/Covert Action staff...the HSCA request would be more appropriately handled by Foreign Resources Division of the Directorate of Operations in view of the WU digraph."

Contributors:
Joan Mellen • Larry Hancock • Bill Simpich

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