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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.

The Dark Side

blank C H A R T S Cheney's Network in the Administration
The CIA's realignment within U.S. intelligence
Paths to Power - Rumsfeld and Cheney



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Richard Cheney and "the dark side" ... George Tenet and the CIA ... The flawed '02 National Intelligence Estimate ... Office politics ... the war in Afghanistan

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