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To: STARWISE; WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
In their tirade against the Bush White House, Isikoff and Corn found a hero: Paul Pillar, then the CIA officer in charge of the Middle East. During the 2004 election campaign, I wrote in a column that Pillar was delivering off-the-record briefings to citizens groups around the country, and was highly critical of the president seeking a second term. Probing such subversion at the CIA might have been an interesting exercise for an investigative reporter, but that is not what this book is about.

Malkin: Who is Paul Pillar? (NYT Anonymous Leaker on NIE ID'd as ex-CIA official?)

17 posted on 10/07/2006 11:50:31 AM PDT by cgk (I don't see myself as a conservative. I see myself as a religious, right-wing, wacko extremist.)
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To: cgk

Paul Pillar's given speeches at the Middle East Institute, which is Saudi-funded and which was against regime change and Chalabi's Iraqi National Congress.


50 posted on 10/07/2006 5:33:59 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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