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To: Free ThinkerNY

Rush was with the Iraqi Special Services? /s


2 posted on 04/05/2011 12:57:52 PM PDT by Quilla
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To: Quilla
Perhaps I am old fashioned, but the article should not be about either the ethics of the reporter to telling what he learned in confidence nor about the FBI for pumping the reporter for information......

....The story should be about the possible Iraqi terrorism within the USA.

The memo suggests the ABC journalist reached out to a counterterrorism agent in New York City on his or her own the night of the bombing, in part because the information acquired suggested that “there were two other bombing incidents planned” soon at government offices in Houston and Los Angeles.

The journalist agreed to be interviewed by counterterrorism agents again the next day, the memo says, but refused to identify his or her source.

Nearly a year later, the network staffer was contacted by the FBI and agreed to divulge ABC’s source for the uncorroborated claim: a former CIA officer named Vincent Cannistraro, who was on contract to the network as a consultant, who, in turn, had gotten the information from a Saudi general.

7 posted on 04/05/2011 1:09:41 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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