Tag: Counterterrorism Center

The Question of “Failures”- Deliberate or Incompetence?

Although the story of the CIA's actions in the run-up to 9/11 is complicated, at a fairly early point in any examination of them it becomes clear the agency committed multiple failures, and that...

Counterterrorism in Shambles; Why?

January 6, 2010 by Ray McGovern & Coleen Rowley CommonDreams.org Yesterday, a blogger with the PBS' NewsHour asked former CIA analyst Ray McGovern to respond to three questions regarding recent events involving...

FBI Prevents Agents from Telling ‘Truth’ About 9/11 on PBS

The FBI has blocked two of its veteran counterterrorism agents from going public with accusations that the CIA deliberately withheld crucial intelligence before the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. FBI Special Agents Mark Rossini and Douglas...

C.I.A. Closes Unit Focused on Capture of bin Laden

By Mark Mazzetti New York Times   WASHINGTON, July 3 -- The Central Intelligence Agency has closed a unit that for a decade had the mission of hunting Osama bin Laden and his top lieutenants, intelligence officials...