Dead Drop: March 15

AMARYLLIS FOX IS HAVING A HELLUVA YEAR:  The Dead Drop told you in July 2018 that former CIA officer Amaryllis Fox was about to marry Robert F. Kennedy, III, the grandson of the late Attorney General and Ethel Kennedy.  According to a speaker’s bureau bio, Fox lists herself as a former “CIA Clandestine Service Officer, writer and peace activist.” She apparently spent something less than five years at the Agency – first as a analyst and later as a member of the clandestine service. Then last month, we reported that Fox and hubby welcomed a baby girl who they named “Bobby.” Now we hear that she has a book coming out in October called Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA,  and that various networks battled over the rights to her story.  It appears as though Apple won the bidding war, and we’re told,  immediately gave the project a full series order – a rare step before a pilot is even shot.  Reportedly the series will focus on the experience of a woman working in the male-dominated CIA as seen through the lens of her friends and family. Brie Larson, who recently starred in Captain Marvel has the lead in the new series.

THEY DIDN’T GO FOR JARED: Analyze this one in your own way, but The Jerusalem Post reports that Mahmoud Abbas has stated that the Palestinian Authority has “broken off all communications with the American administration.”  President Abbas did add that “we maintain relations only with the CIA.”

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