Talk:Richard A. Clarke

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"'He (Richard A. Clarke) wasn't in the loop, frankly, on a lot of this stuff,' Dick Cheney told conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh. The vice president also questioned Clarke's effectiveness in countering attacks on U.S. targets dating back to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing." From Reuters, March 23, 2004.

Comment: This just about says it all. 3/23/04 02:40 (EST) AI

The head of counterterrorism should probably be "in the loop" on, y'know... terrorism.

Can anyone provide a link to verify this?

"For example in July 2001, President Bush's security planners considered the possibility of such an aerial attack against President Bush and other heads of state meeting at the G-7 summit in Genoa." [1]

3/23/04 07:53 (EST) AI

AI: Googling "hijack threat" brought these among others -- hope it helps.,2933,47133,00.html Mutternich 10:32, 23 Mar 2004 (EST)