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Senate Panel Wants Justice Dept. to Review Leak
FOX ^ | 11/17/03

Posted on 11/18/2003 8:48:05 AM PST by Tumbleweed_Connection

Edited on 04/22/2004 12:37:52 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

Senate Intelligence Committee leaders plan to ask the Justice Department to investigate who leaked a top-secret Pentagon memo sent to the committee.

The Oct. 27 memo from Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Douglas Feith provided details of intelligence linking Usama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network and the toppled Iraqi government of Saddam Hussein (search). Details of the memo were published in the Nov. 24 issue of The Weekly Standard, a conservative magazine.

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: 2004memo; doj; douglasfeith; intelcommittee; memo; memogate

1 posted on 11/18/2003 8:48:06 AM PST by Tumbleweed_Connection
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To: Tumbleweed_Connection
"A Pentagon statement Saturday said the memo did not include new information about Al Qaeda's contacts with Iran. It said the memo provided details of intelligence reports Feith referred when testifying before the committee on July 10."

Wow! this was posted at 8:45 a.m. this morning and no one has commented on it?

I think a lot of people were confused about what the DoD said in regards to the memo.

The above makes it very clear. The memo did not include any new information like some reporters were trying to say.

2 posted on 11/18/2003 3:54:05 PM PST by Spunky (This little tag just keeps following me where ever I go.)
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