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noise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-10-09 03:41 PM
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4. We have unacceptable contradictions
Edited on Sat Jan-10-09 03:48 PM by noise
Premise #1: Al Qaeda is an enemy of the US and Saudi Arabia.

Reality: Officials linked to the Saudi government supported alHazmi and alMihdhar in San Diego. Also, the White House, CIA, FBI and NSA all failed to act on intel (i.e. arrest known al Qaeda operatives already implicated in the Cole attack) despite the fact that the public was told the intel community and the White House were aware of the high threat level in the lead up to 9/11.

Tenet and Black haven't explained their contradictory conduct. Instead, Tenet walks around with a huge chip on his shoulder when watered down reports like the CIA IG executive summary are released. Black goes around claiming there was nothing CIA could have done differently and besides the funding just wasn't there.

Premise #2: The threat posed by al Qaeda justifies the use of police state CT tactics.

Reality: The officials who failed to follow standard procedure before 9/11 were the very same people claiming they needed police state powers to prevent terrorist attacks. The overwhelming secrecy and propaganda have helped these officials sell the public on the illegal CT programs.



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