Monday, March 22, 2004

Memo from the CAP

The Center for American Progress today released a series of internal government documents showing how the Bush Administration tried to cut and deprioritize counterterrorism in the lead up to September 11 - and after. The cuts came even as the Administration was receiving more and more warnings about an imminent Al Qaeda attack.

The documents, from the FBI, OMB and Justice Department, confirms the picture counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke painted last night on CBS' 60 Minutes. The documents can be found online at: