October 20, 2004

URGENT! - The 9/11 Secret in the CIA's Back Pocket

The agency is withholding a damning report that points at senior officials

I used to think we lived in a open democracy, but I am not sure any more. What does it say about a government that can hide facts from its citizens which may help to sway a presidential election in the favor of the incumbent?

It is shocking: The Bush administration is suppressing a CIA report on 9/11 until after the election, and this one names names. Although the report by the inspector general's office of the CIA was completed in June, it has not been made available to the congressional intelligence committees that mandated the study almost two years ago.

"It is infuriating that a report which shows that high-level people were not doing their jobs in a satisfactory manner before 9/11 is being suppressed," an intelligence official who has read the report told me, adding that "the report is potentially very embarrassing for the administration, because it makes it look like they weren't interested in terrorism before 9/11, or in holding people in the government responsible afterward." Read the entire article

Posted by Crazy Eddie at October 20, 2004 12:04 AM