On the surface, it may have seemed like a polite, if rigorous, defense of his employees and their roles in pre-war intelligence. But CIA Director George Tenet's speech today was actually a not-so-subtle "fuck you" to the White House."They never said there was an imminent threat. Rather they painted an objective assessment for our policymakers." is what the transcripts will say Tenet told his Georgetown University audience.But here's what he really said:"Hey, Cheney and Rumsfeld. You too, Dubya. The CIA never told you to invade Iraq right now. That was your idea. You guys took our information, twisted it around, and made that case. And now you want to pin this Iraq mess on me? Go to Hell."
Related TopicsDefenseTech >
© Copyright 2019 Military.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.