They had encountered but one problem: it was illegal. U.S. law explicitly prohibited Nazi officials from immigrating to America--and as many as three-quarters of the scientists in question had been committed Nazis. - Source
Around the same time, Nazi Intelligence leader Reinhard Gehlen met with the CIA director Allen Dulles. Immediately they had hit it off - and Gehlen was assured by Dulles that he was safe under the wing of the CIA. The Nazi department of intelligence had spies deeply infiltrated in Russia - this asset, the U.S. could not let go, especially during the Cold War.
|The Nazi's that were brought to the United States under Operation Paperclip|
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|General Reinhard Gehlen|
General William Donovan and Allen Dulles of the CIA were tipped off about Gehlen's surrender and his offer of Russian intelligence in exchange for a job.
...no I'm just kidding, you're not that important. But their research still influences us today. It continues to permeate the military and it's dark drag has now reached the media.