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August 21, 2007

Report Finds CIA Deficient In Anti-Terrorist Efforts... Particularly During Clinton Administration

I didn't link this earlier because I didn't know the report contained some tasty, juicy red meat. CIA was deficient in hunting Al Qaeda? Really? Who knew?

But this is interesting. Savor it, because this is the last time you'll ever read it:

The CIAs analysis of al-Qaida before Sept. 2001 was lacking. No comprehensive report focusing on bin Laden was written after 1993, and no comprehensive report laying out the threats of 2001 was assembled. A number of important issues were covered insufficiently or not at all, the report found.

But wait -- I was assured that Richard Clarke presented a full powerpoint presentation to the Bush national security people that painstakingly detailed the al-Qaeda threat and presented a full plan for taking them out in Afghanistan.

The media told me so. It must be true.



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