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Top Spy: Women make 'bloody good' agents

 
Top Spy: Women make 'bloody good' agents
Posted Tuesday, April 1st 2014 @ 11am  by Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – A British intelligence officer tells the Times of London that women make "bloody good spies" because they are fine multi-taskers who excel at "tapping into different emotional resources." As part of a Secret Intelligence Service recruitment campaign, the top spy dismissed the notion that female agents are over-emotional (Homeland's Carrie Mathison) or obsessed with sex (Mata Hari), the Guardian reports. In fact, a woman with a personality disorder "would not be selected" for service, she says, reports Australia's News Network. "You would be too much of a risk."

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