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George Tenet CIA memo old news, Christopher Ruddy NewsMax articles from 2001 2006, Tenet memo shows that Bill Clinton crippled anti terrorism efforts, 2001 US intelligence official stated somebody didn’t want this to happen (bin Laden capture)

George Tenet CIA memo old news, Christopher Ruddy NewsMax articles from 2001 2006, Tenet memo shows that Bill Clinton crippled anti terrorism efforts, 2001 US intelligence official stated somebody didn’t want this to happen (bin Laden capture)

“As Catastrophe: Clinton’s Role in America’s Worst Disaster demonstrates, the events of September 11 not only were predictable after eight years of Clinton, but they also could have been prevented.
Catastrophe exposes what really happened during the Clinton years, and how Bill Clinton and his administration systematically undermined America’s national security by emasculating the U.S. military and the nation’s intelligence agencies.
Bill Clinton made America vulnerable to attack.”…Amazon on “Catastrophe” by Christopher Ruddy

“Over a three-or-four-year period in the early-to-mid 1990s, virtually an entire generation of CIA officers – the people who had won the Cold War – quit or retired. One CIA veteran compared the agency to an airline that had lost all of is senior pilots . . . ”
“Morale [at the CIA] plunged to new lows, and the agency became paralyzed by an aversion to high-risk espionage operations for fear they would lead to political flaps. Less willing to take big risks, the CIA was less able to recruit spies in dangerous places such as Iraq.”…Pulitzer prize winning author James Risen

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

 

The 2005 declassified CIA memo from George Tenet is big news but also old news.

From American Thinker June 13, 2015.

“Declassified CIA memo shows Bill Clinton crippled anti-terrorism efforts in lead-up to 9/11”

“In a classic Friday-afternoon document dump, a CIA memo written by then-agency head George Tenet in 2005 has been released, incriminating the Bill Clinton administration in crippling anti-terror efforts. Stephen Dinan of the Washington Times writes:

The Clinton administration had bankrupted the intelligence community and refused to let the CIA prioritize anti-terrorism over other major priorities in the late 1990s, leaving the agency stretched too thin in the days ahead of the 2001 terrorist attacks, former Director George J. Tenet said in a 2005 document declassified Friday.

Mr. Tenet, who was head of the agency at the time of the Sept. 11 attacks and has taken severe criticism for not anticipating and heading them off, said in the document that he took the threat of Osama bin Laden very seriously, and put major effort into trying to penetrate al-Qaeda, beginning as far back as 1998.”

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2015/06/declassified_cia_memo_shows_bill_clinton_crippled_antiterrorism_efforts_in_leadup_to_911.html

From NewsMax via Citizen News November 1, 2001.

“CIA Sources: Clinton Administration ‘Didn’t Want’ Bin Laden Arrested

“A U.S. intelligence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, this week called the Clinton administration’s decision to pass up a chance to arrest Osama bin Laden in 1996 a “disgrace,” saying “somebody didn’t want this to happen.”

A second intelligence official, also speaking anonymously, corroborated the charge that there was a deliberate effort to let bin Laden escape from the Sudan to Afghanistan, saying “somebody let this slip up.”

The intelligence officials, both of whom were involved in secret negotiations between Washington and Khartoum to take bin Laden into custody, offered the damning accounts to New York’s Village Voice.”

http://citizenwells.net/2015/06/17/cia-sources-clinton-administration-didnt-want-bin-laden-arrested-newsmax-november-1-2001-two-us-intelligence-officials-deliberate-effort-to-let-bin-laden-escape-from-the-sudan-to-afghanistan/

From NewsMax via Citizen News April 20, 2006.

“Author James Risen won the Pulitzer Prize on Tuesday for his much ballyhooed New York Times report last December that revealed President Bush’s previously secret terrorist surveillance program – a revelation he uncovered while researching his book “State of War.”

In the same book, however, Risen makes an equally explosive claim about President Clinton’s relationship with the CIA – which his editors at the Times have so far declined to cover.

Upon taking power in 1993, Risen reports, the Clinton administration “began slashing the intelligence budget in search of a peace dividend, and Bill Clinton showed almost no interest in intelligence matters.”

The agency cutbacks combined with presidential disinterest took their toll almost immediately.

“Over a three-or-four-year period in the early-to-mid 1990s,” reports Risen, “virtually an entire generation of CIA officers – the people who had won the Cold War – quit or retired. One CIA veteran compared the agency to an airline that had lost all of is senior pilots . . . ” After Clinton CIA Director John Deutch cashiered several senior officers over a scandal in Guatamala, the situation got even worse.

“Morale [at the CIA] plunged to new lows, and the agency became paralyzed by an aversion to high-risk espionage operations for fear they would lead to political flaps. Less willing to take big risks, the CIA was less able to recruit spies in dangerous places such as Iraq.”

The Clinton era of risk aversion also hobbled CIA efforts to get Osama bin Laden. In early 1998, Risen says, the agency was prepared to launch a special operation to kidnap the al Qaeda chief in Afghanistan.

“To be sure the operation was high risk, and there was a strong possibility that it would be so messy that bin Laden would be killed rather than captured. [CIA Director George] Tenet and the CIA’s lawyers worried deeply about that issue; they believed the covert action finding on al Qaeda that President Clinton had signed authorized only bin Laden’s capture, not his death.”

Frustrated by restrictions that made dealing with the big challenges too difficult, the agency turned its energy to lesser problems. Reports Risen: “Thanks to Vice President Al Gore, for example, the CIA briefly made the global environment one of is priorities.””

http://citizenwells.net/2015/06/17/bill-clinton-decimated-the-cia-pulitzer-winner-james-risen-newsmax-april-20-2006-clinton-administration-began-slashing-intelligence-budget-in-search-of-a-peace-dividend-and-bill-clinton-showed-alm/

From Amazon “Catastrophe: Clinton’s Role in America’s Worst Disaster” by Christopher Ruddy.

“As Catastrophe: Clinton’s Role in America’s Worst Disaster demonstrates, the events of September 11 not only were predictable after eight years of Clinton, but they also could have been prevented.

Catastrophe exposes what really happened during the Clinton years, and how Bill Clinton and his administration systematically undermined America’s national security by emasculating the U.S. military and the nation’s intelligence agencies.

Bill Clinton made America vulnerable to attack.

Here are just some of the revelations from Catastrophe:

– Clinton’s own admission that he could have extradited Osama bin Laden from Sudan – but he didn’t because he felt bin Laden was not a threat! If you don’t believe this, read his verbatim comments from our exclusive tape recording!

– A senior CIA officer goes on record to reveal that Bill Clinton helped Saddam Hussein by allowing him to illegally sell oil – and make billions to stay in power.

– Clinton adviser Dick Morris says that Clinton was warned about the terrorist bombings against American troops at the Khobar Towers – and he ignored the warning!

– The FBI and CIA could have easily foiled the 9-11 attacks – but were negligent as two known terrorist gained entry into the U.S. with the CIA’s full knowledge. They would later participate in the 9-11 attacks.

– FBI agent Coleen Rowley says the FBI could have prevented 9-11, but refused to get a search warrant on one of the 9-11 terrorists.

– NewsMax broke the story that Bill Clinton tied the hands of the CIA and FBI – hear from agents on the inside who broke the story on NewsMax and reveal what really happened.

Bill Clinton refused to require driver’s licenses to expire at the time of expiring visas. If he had done this, one of the 9-11 terrorists would have been arrested or deported.

– The 1996 Clinton-Gore airline safety commission set the stage for 9-11.

– Learn why Clinton’s adviser Dick Morris says Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinksy helped Osama bin Laden survive and plot 9-11

– Read Bill Clinton’s shocking statements about America’s guilt in 9-11 – he even blamed America for 9-11 and cited our treatment of the Indians and Muslims during the Crusades!

– A secret 1994 terrorism report warned of suicidal hijackings – and Bill Clinton ignored it.”

http://www.amazon.com/Catastrophe-Clintons-Americas-Worst-Disaster/dp/0971680752

 

 

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