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Seymour Hersh
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"These guys were not superhuman, but they were playing in a system that was more inept than they were." Chapter 2, pg. 101

"The last thing we want to do is hit Baghdad and have Al Qaeda hit Chicago. We'd look real bad." Chapter 4, pg. 184

"There was considerable skepticism throughout the intelligence community about the reliability of Chalabi's sources, but the defector reports were coming all the time. Knock one down and another comes along. Meanwhile, the garbage was being shoved straight to the President." Chapter 5, pg. 217/8

"They always had information to back up their public claims, but it was often very bad information. They were forcing the intelligence community to defend its good information and good analysis so aggressively that the intelligence analysts didn't have the time or the energy to go after the bad information." Chapter 5, pg. 224

"There are five hundred guys out there you have to kill. There's...

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