[postmortem] Security agencies attacked over ‘stunning failure’‘Quoting a former senior CIA officer responsible for the Middle East, Reuel Gerecht writes: “The CIA probably doesn’t have a single truly qualified Arabic-speaking officer of Middle Eastern background who can play a believable Muslim fundamentalist who would volunteer to spend years of his life with shitty food and no women in the mountains of Afghanistan. “For Christ’s sake, most case officers live in the suburbs of Virginia. We don’t do that kind of thing.”‘

The FBI and CIA and 911

This entry was posted on Thursday, September 13th, 2001 at 2:07 pm and is filed under 911.

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