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Institutional Arrogance

ServantDujmovJr Wrote: May 12, 2012 7:47 AM
Well said! It seems as though so many people have forgotten, don't know or they are simply in denial about how corrupt the C.I.A. and it's shadow government is.
ServantDujmovJr Wrote: May 15, 2012 12:54 AM
A failed witch hunt?
Selling arms to Iran when it was on the listed as a terrorist state. Supporting a revolution in a foriegn country against the orders of congress. Smuggling cocaine into the U.S.
You call that a witch hunt?
Get the facts straight: YouTube > Iran Contra Coverup: 1 of 8
woodbutcherjohn Wrote: May 12, 2012 10:17 AM
It seems as though you have forgotten, don't know or are simply in denial about the fact that North NEVER lied to Congress. Here's another little fact for you to chew on: Iran-contra was nothing more than a failed witch hunt. The only conviction (North) was overturned due to judicial misconduct. He never spent a minute behind bars.

WASHINGTON -- Last week, this column described a deadly suicide attack by the Haqqani network on a secure compound outside Kabul, Afghanistan, and the failure of NATO officials to heed human intelligence that might have saved lives. I wrote, "The intel provided included information on how to precisely locate the terrorists. When I asked why the attack wasn't prevented, I was told: 'It was HUMINT. Nobody pays attention to HUMINT.'"

Shortly after the column appeared, a senior U.S. intelligence officer -- and a friend -- admonished me, "It's not just HUMINT." He described the problem as "institutional arrogance" and a failure...