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August 26, 2005

Discipline at the CIA

I'm all for discipline. As long as it's done lovingly, and all parties are aware of the safe word.

But this article from MSNBC has me a wee bit flustered.

Discipline Urged for CIA Officials over Sept. 11

The CIA’s independent watchdog has recommended disciplinary reviews
for current and former officials who were involved in failed intelligence
efforts before the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the Associated Press has


Following a two-year review into what went wrong before the suicide
hijackings, people familiar with the report say Helgerson harshly
criticizes a number of the agency’s most senior officials. Among them
are former CIA Director George Tenet, former clandestine service chief
Jim Pavitt and former counterterrorism center head Cofer Black.

Weren't these boys just following orders from their Bush Administration overloards?

There's shitloads of documents and evidence out there supporting the fact that the Administration was "fixing the intelligence and facts around the policy." If their gonna go after Tenet and Black and Pavitt, why not go after the lying greed-monkeys that were calling their shots. Why stop there? George Bush, Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney are the ones that have some 'splaining to do.