Tuesday, May 21, 2002

It really can't be emphasized enough that the New York Times missed the big scoop in their own story.

The memorandum was sent to counterterrorism offices in two cities — one copy went to John O'Neill, then the top counterterrorism agent in the F.B.I.'s New York office. Mr. O'Neill retired from the F.B.I. in late August. He had just begun a job as the security chief of the World Trade Center when he was killed in the attacks.

Does anyone in journalism speak French? Anyone?