Skip to comments.The Secret War
Posted on 11/01/2002 4:27:09 PM PST by ivegotabrain
SOUTH POMFRET, Vt. -- In what may well be the largest expansion of covert action by the armed forces since the Vietnam era, the Bush administration has turned to what the Pentagon calls the "black world" to press the war on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
The Defense Department is building up an elite secret army with resources stretching across the full spectrum of covert capabilities. New organizations are being created. The missions of existing units are being revised. Spy planes and ships are being assigned new missions in anti-terror and monitoring the "axis of evil."
(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...
Please pay special attention to paragraphs 27-29.
Interesting. I've been wondering if the administration has triaged the CIA and the FBI, and the answer seems to be "yes." The cost of their failure in our war with Hussein is incalculable (well, figure $200 billion for 9/11 alone). They are clearly rotten and corrupt beyond any hope of repair. Glad to know Rummy has something up his sleeve to replace them.
Loose lips sink ships.
Disclosure of such info in wartime smacks of treason, IMHO...
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