Skip to comments.Obama Has Paralyzed the CIA
Posted on 04/27/2009 6:13:05 PM PDT by KLT
In September 1995, John Deutch, the director of Central Intelligence, bowed to congressional pressure and fired two CIA officials because they had recruited Guatemalan military assets who had been involved in political assassinations.
Inside the agencys amphitheater, known as the Bubble, Deutch then told CIA employees that despite the firings, they should continue to take risks in the service of their country. That brought snickers from many of the clandestine officers in the audience.
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Bump this Baby...
Sorry to say, but same goes for Military Officers.
Who would want to work for an administration in-hock to the far left, where a political “gotcha” could happen any time.
Who is John Galt?
Since Obama has royally shafted the CIA, will the CIA engage in a secret war against our rookie president as it did against President Bush? Was the end product of all the negative memos that discredited George Bush’s policies, working to get someone like Obama elected? Since the CIA would not control the leaks under the Bush administration I wonder how they feel about being compromised by the current POTUS?
They think the CIA are morons? Tell them where to stick their service to this country.
Oh boy. This trumps Jimmy Carter.
If THIS Atlas should shrug.
That was his intention all along.
Obama is a traitor mole. There is no other explanation for his past and present actions.
>Obama is a traitor mole. There is no other explanation for his past and present actions.
I believe that Congress and the USSC are traitors as well.
That he is...unfortunately impeachment is out of the question with this disgusting congress..
lol no shit sherlock
Makes Jimmy Carter look like a doll.......
This is what we get for fairy dust, unicorns, and a president who can make it rain candy.
Bloodie you ole dawgy wawgy, you’re still here.........good to see you...
I didn’t know that Ronald Kessler wrote Newmax. That’s interesting.
Yeah he’s pretty good...always liked Kessler..
I do not understand why they didn’t treat Bush better
If this is the same Kessler, his 2 books I read were very objective, but still full of interesting information (not boring). He wrote a pretty good book about the CIA; it’s a good primer for anyone interested in how the Agency is set up and includes some good stories from the Cold War. Of course, some info. it a little outdated, such as DO is now the “National Clandestine Service”, whatever, in my mind it will always be DO. And the DCI is now the DCIA, due to the fact there is now DNI.
A STROLL DOWN MEMORY LANE
May 23, 2003
Clinton Did Not Consult CIA Chief on Deutch's Pardon, Official Says
By JAMES RISEN, NY TIMES
US intelligence officials say George J Tenet, director of central intelligence, was not consulted by Pres Clinton on his midnight pardon of former CIA director John M Deutch. (NOTE On Clinton's final day in office he issued a flurry of pardons including pardoning tax cheat Mark Rich who renounced his American citizenship and fled to evade prosecution). Deutch has been charged that he mishandled classified material while CIA director.
February 17, 2001
U.S. Clears Ex-CIA Chief Over Defense Dept Secrets
Pentagon study concludes that Defense Dept secrets that John M Deutch, former director of central intelligence, kept on his unsecured home computer apparently did not fall into wrong hands; the Pentagon has been assessing whether secret data might have been compromised; separate CIA investigation of his computer use reached same conclusion.
February 2, 2001
Computer Security; The Whiz Kid Vs. the Old Boys
By THOMAS POWERS, NY TIMES CIA Dir John Deutch downloaded classified files on his home computer; aritcle explains that computer technology has made security much more challenging for agency for which it is crucial; traces Deutch's career and tenure, noting that his dream was always to head Pentagon, not CIA, where he got into trouble by not having respect for agency's classified, clandestine culture.
December 3, 2000
Pentagon Can't Find Ex-C.I.A. Chief Deutch's Disks
Pentagon probers have been unable to find computer disks on which John M Deutch, former Central Intelligence Agency director, stored journal containing classified data when he was deputy defense secretary in mid-1990's; say he has declined to be interviewed about disks' whereabouts; CIA has already found he improperly recorded secrets in private journal he continued in CIA post and recovered electronic storage cards he used
October 10, 2000
Investigation Of Ex-Chief Of the C.I.A. Is Broadened
By NEIL A. LEWIS
Government investigators and several confidential Defense Department documents show John M Deutch, being probed by Justice Department for admitted computer security violations when he was Central Intelligence Agency director, may have committed same kind of security breaches years earlier when he was top Defense Department official; documents suggest Defense Department discussed stripping him of security clearance that allowed him to continue to work on defense-related issues..........
NY TIMES ARCHIVE PAGE http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/d/john_m_deutch/index.html
This kind of stuff will continue until We The People wad up several “elected officials” and stuff them into the cracks they have created.
Wow Liz you have done a bunch of research on Deutch who was a humiliation to this country. and should be in prison..Thank you for this, it was truly a stroll down memory lane.
The only solace I take is that when terrorists strike America with nukes, they'll likely take out cities full of the same rats who elected Zero. Hopefully those cities are in "purple" states.
“I do not understand why they didnt treat Bush better”
It seems to be a politicized agency. A politicized intelligence agency is worthless.
The ppl who elected this arse deserve to get what they wished for, they wanted change, they got it...They killed this country and some other country will kill them.
Reference is made to Carter. DCI Turner fired 820 case officers Halloween 1977.
Porter Goss is quoted at the end of the article. Goss' cos John Millis called Deutch "the worst DCI for counterintelligence" and called Clinton "the worst president for counterintelligence".
Deutch compromised 17K files on his unsecured home computer logged onto Russian sites.
Millis sucked a shotgun in a bathtub at the Breezeway Motel.
Hussein is systematically dismantling U.S. defenses and inviting our enemies to attack us.
Janet Butch at HS denies any "war on terror" citing instead critics of government spending, abortion, illegal aliens.
Today's abomination with The Plane Formerly Known As Air Force One is as insulting and outrageous as Hussein's fellating of the Keeper of the Holy Sites.
Panetta the great patriot lobbied to get PLAN into Long Beach.
It will be remembered that Brennan's The Analysis Corp. employed the contractor who illegally accessed Hussein's passport file.
While Brennan declined DCI he did give Hussein two grand January 28, 2008 and who knows what assistance in combing the paper trail of inconvenient truth.
Hussein is to CIA as Bush was to Border Patrol.
John Carman (customscorruption.com) was framed in Mexico in 2007 for persistent whistleblowing vis-a-vis the free flow of drugs at market prices for which certain government officials labor tirelessly.
Darlene Fitzgerald a fellow former U.S. Customs agent has testified before Congress, tried to free him but says nothing can be done, that "certain government officials would like to put me in a cell next to John's".
Valerie Plame, anyone?
Hussein dropping charges on the Cole mastermind, punishing CIA for uncovering Al Qaeda Bombs in Hollywood, as the sequel to Bush & Sutton cover for Aldrete-Davila and his shadowy upstream, ultimately Vicente el Zorro.
A wilderness of mirrors. Revealing treason at the highest level.
And don’t we all feel safer now? (/snic)
That whole episode was an exercise in treason. He never even got a slap on the wrist for his atrocious crimes. Watta POS he is.
the CIA will recover, when the DIMocRATS lose BOTH houses of the congress in less than TWO years.
Most government bureaucracies are stinking with liberals. The CIA is no different, and most of them will probably love Obama Mugabe not matter what. They just won’t take any chances when it comes to their careers or liability.
I think you have nailed this POS quite succintly. I cannot describe the visceral disgust that exists.