After 9/11, Vice President Richard Cheney seized the initiative. He pushed to expand executive power, transform America's intelligence agencies and bring the war on terror to Iraq. But first he had to take on George Tenet's CIA for control over intelligence.
CIA officials, analysts and operators ... State Department and DoD ... national security experts
Richard Cheney and "the dark side" ... George Tenet and the CIA ... The flawed '02 National Intelligence Estimate ... Office politics ... the war in Afghanistan
introduction + interviews + analysis + discussion + readings & links
posted june 20, 2006
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