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Posted on 03/22/2004 7:03:40 AM PST by roses of sharon

Just left message for Stahl, and spoke with Hewitt's office.

They are getting alot of calls.


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KEYWORDS: 2004election; 2004electionbias; 60minutes; asininepost; boycott; boycottviacom; bushhaters; cbs; cbsviacom; clarke; clarkebook; election2004; mansoorijaz; richardclarke; seebs; viacom
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1 posted on 03/22/2004 7:03:41 AM PST by roses of sharon
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To: roses of sharon
BTTT
2 posted on 03/22/2004 7:04:47 AM PST by Coop ("Hero" is the last four-letter word I'd use to describe John Kerry)
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To: roses of sharon
I don't bother watching this show. What happened?
3 posted on 03/22/2004 7:04:48 AM PST by Sunshine Sister
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To: roses of sharon; MeekOneGOP; onyx; My2Cents; JohnHuang2; Dog Gone; Dog; isthisnickcool; OKSooner; ..
Thanks for posting this info -- just pinged the Bush-Cheney '04 ping list as everyone needs to contact these people!
4 posted on 03/22/2004 7:04:51 AM PST by PhiKapMom (AOII Mom -- Support Bush-Cheney '04 -- Losing is not an Option!)
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To: roses of sharon
any reason? or just to say hello???
5 posted on 03/22/2004 7:04:52 AM PST by Mr. K
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To: roses of sharon
Please provide a little more detail.
6 posted on 03/22/2004 7:05:03 AM PST by BenLurkin (Socialism is slavery.)
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To: roses of sharon
Why call? Did I miss something last night?
7 posted on 03/22/2004 7:05:10 AM PST by stainlessbanner
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To: roses of sharon
I'm so glad 60 minutes is getting an earful. Personally, we didn't watch Meet the Press or 60 Minutes yesterday because of the DNC talking points all week long. It was enough to hear David Nation on Sean Hannity Friday and his defense of Kerry calling Sean and Rush the Republican attack machines. These socialists are disgusting.
8 posted on 03/22/2004 7:06:03 AM PST by smiley
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To: PhiKapMom
i did not see 60 mins why do we need to call
9 posted on 03/22/2004 7:06:10 AM PST by DM1
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To: roses of sharon
Call anyone tell me if Leslie Stahl or anyone on the 60 Minutes crew mentioned that Viacom both owns CBS and is the publisher for Clarke's book?
10 posted on 03/22/2004 7:06:10 AM PST by dirtboy (Howard, we hardly knew ye. Not that we're complaining, mind you...)
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To: PhiKapMom
Did you hear Mansoor Ijaz on FOx this morning..he called the guy a liar..
11 posted on 03/22/2004 7:07:46 AM PST by ken5050
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To: roses of sharon
Some other message boards that I post on where all talking about this show last night. A lot of people were calling for Bush's impeachment. That was all I had to hear to know that it was a typical hatchet job.
12 posted on 03/22/2004 7:07:56 AM PST by Minuteman23
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To: dirtboy
Call anyone tell me if Leslie Stahl or anyone on the 60 Minutes crew mentioned that Viacom both owns CBS and is the publisher for Clarke's book?

Now that is interesting.

13 posted on 03/22/2004 7:08:08 AM PST by King Black Robe (With freedom of religion and speech now abridged, it is time to go after the press.)
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To: roses of sharon
Pardon my ignorance, but......WHY?
14 posted on 03/22/2004 7:08:16 AM PST by EggsAckley (....."I see the idiot is here"............)
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To: roses of sharon
What Clarke would just as soon we forget:

Okay - here are just a FEW of the links between terrorism and AQ specifically and Iraq.

Read about what the press was saying in the 90's about the links between Iraq and AQ:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/946809/posts?page=1

Growing evidence of AQ/Iraq link:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/946997/posts

Saddam and Bin Laden vs. the World:http://www.guardian.co.uk/alqaida/story/0,12469,798270,00.html

Saddam link to bin Laden:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/866105/posts

The Al Qaeda connections:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/866105/posts

NYT - 1998 - OBL and Iraq agree to cooperate:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/985906/posts

Document links AQ and Iraq:http://tennessean.com/nation-world/archives/03/06/34908297.shtml?Element_ID=34908297

Iraq and terrorism:http://www.nationalreview.com/robbins/robbins091903.asp

WSJ - Iraq and AQ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/987129/posts

Iraq and Iran contact AQ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/981055/posts

Proof Saddam worked with AQ: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=%2Fnews%2F2003%2F04%2F27%2Fwalq27.xml

Saddam's AQ Connection:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/969032/posts

Terrorist killed in Iraq after refusing to train Al Qaeda terrorists:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2002/08/25/wnidal25.xml

Osama's Best Friend: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1007969/posts

Case Closed - OBL and Iraq agree to work together:http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/003/378fmxyz.asp

Terrorist behind 9/11 trained in Iraq:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1039898/posts?page=154

The Clinton view of Iraq/AQ ties: http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/003/527uwabl.asp

Saddam's ties to terror: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1005579/posts

NYT - tape shows Wesley Clark tying AQ and Iraq: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1056113/posts
15 posted on 03/22/2004 7:10:02 AM PST by Peach
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To: roses of sharon
Bob Woodward in his book Bush at War was given unprecedented access to the president and his administration, including Clarke. Clarke did not mention his concerns about a "focus on Iraq."

The Bush administration was continuing the Clinton administration's foreign policy which called for regime change in Iraq.

Iraq's involvement in supporting terrorists is longer than I can post her but some of the more obvious: Abdul Rahman Yasin, the one conspirator from the 1993 WTC bombing, had fled to Iraq and was harbored by Saddam Hussein for years. Paying Palestinian bomber's families. Salmon Pak where terrorists used a real airplane to learn how to hijack OUR planes.

Clarke claims that Condi Rice didn't even know who Al Qaeda was. I'm nearly falling on the floor laughing. The entire world knew UBL was a threat when he was interviewed in a world exclusive interview, by CNN's Nic Robertson in August of 1998, televised in it's entirety to the world via CNN and CNN International and when he famously repeated his jihad against America.

Just a year ago Clarke was singing a different tune, telling reporter Richard Miniter, author of the book "Losing bin Laden," that it was the Clinton administration - not team Bush - that had dropped the ball on bin Laden.

Clarke, who was a primary source for Miniter's book, detailed a meeting of top Clinton officials in the wake of al Qaeda's attack on the USS Cole in Yemen.

He urged them to take immediate military action. But his advice found no takers.

Reporting on Miniter's book, the National Review summarized the episode:

"At a meeting with Secretary of Defense William Cohen, Director of Central Intelligence George Tenet, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Attorney General Janet Reno, and other staffers, Clarke was the only one in favor of retaliation against bin Laden."

The list of excuses seemed endless:

"Reno thought retaliation might violate international law and was therefore against it.

"Tenet wanted to more definitive proof that bin Laden was behind the attack, although he personally thought he was.

"Albright was concerned about the reaction of world opinion to a retaliation against Muslims, and the impact it would have in the final days of the Clinton Middle East peace process.

"Cohen, according to Clarke, did not consider the Cole attack 'sufficient provocation' for a military retaliation."

And what about President Clinton? According to what Clarke told Miniter, he rejected the attack plan. Instead Clinton twice phoned the president of Yemen demanding better cooperation between the FBI and the Yemeni security services.

Clarke offered a chillingly prescient quote from one aide who agreed with him about Clinton administration inaction. "What's it going to take to get them to hit al Qaeda in Afghanistan? Does al Qaeda have to attack the Pentagon?" said the dismayed Clintonista

16 posted on 03/22/2004 7:10:29 AM PST by Peach
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I think it was something along the lines of President Bush knowing ahead of time about the September 11, 2001 attacks and not doing anything about them. I read a blurb in my local (conservative) paper (small print) yesterday about someone who was linked to the President basically saying the President knew about 9-11 but did nothing to prevent it. Didn't read any further.
17 posted on 03/22/2004 7:11:42 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Go Fast, Turn Left!)
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To: roses of sharon
Are we now becoming the censors of everything & forced to call everytime someone says something we don't agree with? Sorry - can't do that. No, I would rather defend their right to say what they want.
18 posted on 03/22/2004 7:12:59 AM PST by familyofman
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To: IYAS9YAS
Ah....thanks.
19 posted on 03/22/2004 7:13:34 AM PST by EggsAckley (....."I see the idiot is here"............)
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To: EggsAckley
No problem. Not sure if that's exactly it, but that's what I seem to recall. Don't have the paper near me to verify.
20 posted on 03/22/2004 7:14:49 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Go Fast, Turn Left!)
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To: IYAS9YAS
This Red Agent and domestic terrorist is going to be on CNN tomorrow. And probably a lot of other mornings. He's just another part of the campaign now. Sigh.
21 posted on 03/22/2004 7:15:16 AM PST by Jack Black
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To: PhiKapMom
Just called, a woman will listen and actually enter your comments on her computer. Whether the call summaries are forwarded or deleted is another matter.
22 posted on 03/22/2004 7:15:53 AM PST by OldFriend (Always understand, even if you remain among the few)
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To: roses of sharon
I realize that this is about Clarke and his statements re: Bush's inaction on terrorism, however you really need to be a bit more descriptive.
23 posted on 03/22/2004 7:16:32 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: ken5050
Condi said that Clarke doesn't know what he's talking about. He wasn't even in on most of the meetings.
24 posted on 03/22/2004 7:16:58 AM PST by OldFriend (Always understand, even if you remain among the few)
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To: King Black Robe
After listening to Clark, one would think that we have never been in Afghanistan. I remember us bombing the hell out of them and rounding up the bad dudes. And Afghanistan is even bigger than Iraq. It's a needle in a haystack.
25 posted on 03/22/2004 7:17:42 AM PST by Sacajaweau (God Bless Our Troops!!)
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To: Peach
I read that to Hewitt's office today, and asked them, "why not just come clean with the American people about who you are and what your agenda is?" "Why hide it?" Why pretend you are a fair news organization"?

"Why not just state you case and beliefs and agenda, as an editorial page would do"?

These NY elites are the real ememy, not the Dems.

They are no better than the Arab media, inciting hate thru myths, invective, and conspiracies.
26 posted on 03/22/2004 7:18:51 AM PST by roses of sharon
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To: EggsAckley
A good question for Clarke would have been, "Why did Secretary of State Baker fire you in 1992?" Or, "Before 9/11, didn't Condy Rice ask you to lead an inter-agency group to review policy toward Al-Qaida?"
27 posted on 03/22/2004 7:20:59 AM PST by gaspar
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To: roses of sharon
OK.

"60 Minutes you are 212-975-3247."

BTW, why are we calling an hour a phone number??
28 posted on 03/22/2004 7:21:34 AM PST by FourPeas (Preview? I don't need no stinkin' preview.)
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To: roses of sharon
Mansoor is coming up on Tony Snow radio show.

http://www.pirateradio1250.com/site_htm/programming.htm
29 posted on 03/22/2004 7:23:04 AM PST by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hindsight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: BenLurkin
Please provide a little more detail.

Go read this link^.

30 posted on 03/22/2004 7:30:54 AM PST by upchuck (I am upchuck and I approved this message because... well, just because.)
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To: roses of sharon
I gave up paying any attention to 60 lying minutes after Looney Rooney's blabbering about the Passion of the Christ.
31 posted on 03/22/2004 7:32:25 AM PST by Piquaboy
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To: upchuck
I see.

Well, how many months early in the Bush Presidency were consumed by Algore's refusal to accept the decision of the voters?

32 posted on 03/22/2004 7:38:32 AM PST by BenLurkin (Socialism is slavery.)
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To: IYAS9YAS
"I think it was something along the lines of President Bush knowing ahead of time about the September 11, 2001 attacks and not doing anything about them. I read a blurb in my local (conservative) paper (small print) yesterday about someone who was linked to the President basically saying the President knew about 9-11 but did nothing to prevent it. Didn't read any further."

Not true.

The story was that Bush knew Iraq was not involved in the 911 attacks.

...but attacked Iraq, anyway.

33 posted on 03/22/2004 7:42:40 AM PST by Landru (Indulgences: 2 for a buck.)
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To: Peach
There have been many attacks on Dr. Rice. I think 'they' are trying to discredit her before her run for the White House.
34 posted on 03/22/2004 7:42:48 AM PST by roylene
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To: Landru
Not true.

The story was that Bush knew Iraq was not involved in the 911 attacks.


Tony Snow, on his radio program this morning, made reference to a newly discovered 1993 Iraqi document that DOES show that Saddam had some involvement with bin Laden.
35 posted on 03/22/2004 7:45:33 AM PST by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hindsight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: PhiKapMom; nutmeg; MEG33; Howlin; ohioWfan; Ragtime Cowgirl; MeekOneGOP; deport; NormsRevenge
I'm Calling.......PING

Apparently Viacom has a special interest in promoting the Clarke book since a freeper reports that they own its publishing house.

I am going to demand that they have someone from Bush Team on to give their side! Also people that can inform Americans of Clinton efforts regarding terrorism!
36 posted on 03/22/2004 7:54:27 AM PST by JulieRNR21 (One good term deserves another! Take W-04....Across America!)
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To: familyofman
"Are we now becoming the censors of everything & forced to call everytime someone says something we don't agree with?"

Bullsh*t! No one is being censored. When a lie or misrepresentation is made it is OUR right to let our voices be heard.
37 posted on 03/22/2004 8:01:53 AM PST by cwb (Kerry: The only person who could make Bill Clinton look like a moderate)
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To: roses of sharon
Ditto everything you said. And until we all freep the news organizations en masse, the way you did this morning, we won't see a change. Kudos to you.
38 posted on 03/22/2004 8:02:17 AM PST by Peach
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To: Landru
Thank you for the correction.
39 posted on 03/22/2004 8:03:49 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Go Fast, Turn Left!)
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To: roses of sharon; PhiKapMom; ohioWfan; Miss Marple; Howlin; deport; JohnHuang2; MeekOneGOP; ...
Just got off the line .....LIVE woman taking comments.

I told her that I would NEVER watch CBS again (and know hundreds who feel the same about CBS) due to this biased 60 Minutes Show UNLESS they have a followup show which permits people from the Bush Administration to present their side of the story.

I also told them that because Viacom owns both CBS & publisher of Clarks's book; it has a vested interest and therefore the reputation of the show has been discredited.

I offered my name, address & phone number but she said....no need...they just want to know how viewers feel.

Please call:
1-212-975-3247
40 posted on 03/22/2004 8:05:51 AM PST by JulieRNR21 (One good term deserves another! Take W-04....Across America!)
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To: EggsAckley; Jack Black
Eggs & Jack, it appears that I was mistaken. Please see post #33. Landru corrected my misinterpretation of yesterday's blurb. Like I said, I didn't read the whole article as I took the first few sentences to mean that "60 Minutes" was doing a hit piece on the President.
41 posted on 03/22/2004 8:08:45 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Go Fast, Turn Left!)
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To: TomGuy; ForGod'sSake
"Tony Snow, on his radio program this morning, made reference to a newly discovered 1993 Iraqi document that DOES show that Saddam had some involvement with bin Laden."

Well Tom?
That'd kind of blow SeeBS' entire claim errrr smear of our POTUS now, wouldn't it?

Wonder how much coverage of this developement the Liberal-Socialist sycophant mediots -- & especially the Associated Press quislings -- will give this little fact, eh?

The Viacom monster should be made an example of, knocked down a notch or two & squared-up.
Viacom's repeated effort(s) to smear our POTUS & this nation have really become tiresome and maybe the wrath of god coming down on Viacom's pin-sized heads in the form of the FCC would be just what the Dr ordered.

...somone had better do something about those creeps.

42 posted on 03/22/2004 8:09:29 AM PST by Landru (Indulgences: 2 for a buck.)
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To: IYAS9YAS
"Thank you for the correction."

Don't mention it.

Thank you.

...for being wrong. {g}

43 posted on 03/22/2004 8:11:26 AM PST by Landru (Indulgences: 2 for a buck.)
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To: JulieRNR21; PhiKapMom
Thanks for the pings.

The DNC PR agents are becoming so obvious perhaps they'll inadvertantly wake up some sheep.

Some good ammo:

8 Wes Clark Claims Richard Clarke Allegations "not Political" ~ "Today Show this-dog-won't-hunt alert", w/ stubborn facts, commentary. ~ 3/22/04 |  governsleastgovernsbest


44 posted on 03/22/2004 8:11:50 AM PST by Ragtime Cowgirl ("(We)..come to rout out tyranny from its nest. Confusion to the enemy." - B. Taylor, US Marine)
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To: JulieRNR21
I just called and got right through.

Told her it was a hit piece and they should have had a counter-balance from the other side.

Told her that last year Clarke was singing a different tune when he was interviewed extensively by Minter for the book Losing Bin Laden and that then Clarke laid the blame on the Clinton's doorstep.

Also told her I nearly fell on the floor laughing when Clarke said Condi Rice didn't even know who AQ was. TOld her the whole world knew who AQ was, especially since in August '98 OBL had a worlwide interview and declared jihad on America.

Thanks for publishing their phone number again.
45 posted on 03/22/2004 8:11:54 AM PST by Peach
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To: JulieRNR21
Drudge has this as a headline now, that CBS has a financial interest in the book.
46 posted on 03/22/2004 8:12:38 AM PST by NorseWood
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To: Landru
I'm never "wrong", you just misunderstood what I meant, even though I said what I said. And I'm standing by what I said, before you thought that I was wrong, even though, naturally, I'm right...

I'm trying to pull a Kerry...did it work? LOL!

47 posted on 03/22/2004 8:15:28 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Go Fast, Turn Left!)
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To: PhiKapMom
What Clarke would just as soon we forget:

Okay - here are just a FEW of the links between terrorism and AQ specifically and Iraq.

Read about what the press was saying in the 90's about the links between Iraq and AQ:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/946809/posts?page=1

Growing evidence of AQ/Iraq link:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/946997/posts

Saddam and Bin Laden vs. the World:http://www.guardian.co.uk/alqaida/story/0,12469,798270,00.html

Saddam link to bin Laden:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/866105/posts

The Al Qaeda connections:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/866105/posts

NYT - 1998 - OBL and Iraq agree to cooperate:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/985906/posts

Document links AQ and Iraq:http://tennessean.com/nation-world/archives/03/06/34908297.shtml?Element_ID=34908297

Iraq and terrorism:http://www.nationalreview.com/robbins/robbins091903.asp

WSJ - Iraq and AQ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/987129/posts

Iraq and Iran contact AQ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/981055/posts

Proof Saddam worked with AQ: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=%2Fnews%2F2003%2F04%2F27%2Fwalq27.xml

Saddam's AQ Connection:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/969032/posts

Terrorist killed in Iraq after refusing to train Al Qaeda terrorists:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2002/08/25/wnidal25.xml

Osama's Best Friend: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1007969/posts

Case Closed - OBL and Iraq agree to work together:http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/003/378fmxyz.asp

Terrorist behind 9/11 trained in Iraq:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1039898/posts?page=154

The Clinton view of Iraq/AQ ties: http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/003/527uwabl.asp

Saddam's ties to terror: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1005579/posts

NYT - tape shows Wesley Clark tying AQ and Iraq: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1056113/posts
48 posted on 03/22/2004 8:15:34 AM PST by Peach
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To: PhiKapMom
Talking points to debate the lying points on the left:

Bob Woodward in his book Bush at War was given unprecedented access to the president and his administration, including Clarke. Clarke did not mention his concerns about a "focus on Iraq."

The Bush administration was continuing the Clinton administration's foreign policy which called for regime change in Iraq.

Iraq's involvement in supporting terrorists is longer than I can post her but some of the more obvious: Abdul Rahman Yasin, the one conspirator from the 1993 WTC bombing, had fled to Iraq and was harbored by Saddam Hussein for years. Paying Palestinian bomber's families. Salmon Pak where terrorists used a real airplane to learn how to hijack OUR planes.

Clarke claims that Condi Rice didn't even know who Al Qaeda was. I'm nearly falling on the floor laughing. The entire world knew UBL was a threat when he was interviewed in a world exclusive interview, by CNN's Nic Robertson in August of 1998, televised in it's entirety to the world via CNN and CNN International and when he famously repeated his jihad against America.

Just a year ago Clarke was singing a different tune, telling reporter Richard Miniter, author of the book "Losing bin Laden," that it was the Clinton administration - not team Bush - that had dropped the ball on bin Laden.

Clarke, who was a primary source for Miniter's book, detailed a meeting of top Clinton officials in the wake of al Qaeda's attack on the USS Cole in Yemen.

He urged them to take immediate military action. But his advice found no takers.

Reporting on Miniter's book, the National Review summarized the episode:

"At a meeting with Secretary of Defense William Cohen, Director of Central Intelligence George Tenet, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Attorney General Janet Reno, and other staffers, Clarke was the only one in favor of retaliation against bin Laden."

The list of excuses seemed endless:

"Reno thought retaliation might violate international law and was therefore against it.

"Tenet wanted to more definitive proof that bin Laden was behind the attack, although he personally thought he was.

"Albright was concerned about the reaction of world opinion to a retaliation against Muslims, and the impact it would have in the final days of the Clinton Middle East peace process.

"Cohen, according to Clarke, did not consider the Cole attack 'sufficient provocation' for a military retaliation."

And what about President Clinton? According to what Clarke told Miniter, he rejected the attack plan. Instead Clinton twice phoned the president of Yemen demanding better cooperation between the FBI and the Yemeni security services.

Clarke offered a chillingly prescient quote from one aide who agreed with him about Clinton administration inaction. "What's it going to take to get them to hit al Qaeda in Afghanistan? Does al Qaeda have to attack the Pentagon?" said the dismayed Clintonista

49 posted on 03/22/2004 8:16:12 AM PST by Peach
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To: PhiKapMom; roses of sharon
I missed it and don't see what we need
to call 60 Minutes for on the article ...

50 posted on 03/22/2004 8:19:21 AM PST by MeekOneGOP (The Democrats say they believe in CHOICE. I have chosen to vote STRAIGHT TICKET GOP for years !!)
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