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Breakdown : how America's intelligence failures led to September 11

Author: Bill Gertz
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub., Inc., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The defense and national security reporter for the Washington times argues that the United States intelligence community failed to prevent the September 11 attacks, even with the information they learned after the 1993 bombing.
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Named Person: Osama Bin Laden; Osama Bin Laden; Oussama Ben Laden; Osama Bin Laden; Osama Bin Laden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Gertz
ISBN: 0895261480 9780895261489
OCLC Number: 49942381
Description: 273 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Breakdown --
The Osama file --
The loud bang no one heard --
The DIA : death by bureaucracy --
The PCIA--Politically Correct Intelligence Agency --
The FBI : the decline of domestic intelligence --
Congress and destructive oversight --
Technical spying --
Nonsecurity --
The way ahead --
Appendix A. The trace --
Appendix B. The evidence.
Responsibility: Bill Gertz.

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