Breakdown: How America's Intelligence Failures Led to September 11
New York Times bestselling author Bill Gertz uses his unparalleled access to America's intelligence system to show how this system completely broke down in the years, months, and days leading up to the deadly terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
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From the bestselling author of a scathing indictment of Clintonian foreign policy, Betrayal, comes an unbalanced but revealing expose on the mistakes, misdirections and blunders behind "the most ... Read full review
ossessing a very abrasive personality, Mr. Gert'z arrogant assumption that he knows more about what is going on in the world than any mere government functionary usually results in a great many partially correct conclusions. His analysis of what was going on in the Deutch years at CIA is badly misinformed. He seizes on the "Girl Scout" rule whereby CIA case officers were prohibited from recruiting assets with a criminal linkage or a criminal past and then draws the conclusion that the Operations Directorate accomplished nothing in the Clinton years. This is just nonsense, but then Gertz never does have all the facts.
THE OSAMA FILE
THE LOUD BANG NO ONE HEARD
THE DIA DEATH BY BUREAUCRACY
THE PCIAPOLITICALLY CORRECT INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
THE FBI THE DECLINE OF DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE
CONGRESS AND DESTRUCTIVE OVERSIGHT