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#1 Irish American John Brennan said that the attack could have killed other people as well as Bin Laden
We all know my drone programme only terminates the designated target. I'm no second class Irish bomber; not killing innocent people has always been my greatest concern.
and that the chances of success were minimal.
But, but, but General Petreaus visited PAK a week before the operation, it was all wired. Didn't you see the movie? Oh wait, that part wasn't in the movie(s) ?
He also told the Senate Intelligence Committee the information supporting the attack was "not well grounded".
That POTUS, such a risk taker, such bravado! Who me? Well, I'm the risk avoidance, cautious type. Why do you ask?
Mr Brennan pledged to bring openness to the CIA and repair a "trust deficit" with congressional politicians.
Trust me. I'm here for YOU!
Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-08 01:59||
#2 Brennan was for EITs and extraordinary rendition before he was against them. He prefers the term "extremists" rather than "jihadists." He is fluent in Arabic. That must be why he understands those fine nuances of language. Speaks like an auctioneer. IMO, never trust anyone who speaks too fast. Geraldo Rivera fawns over him and sings his praises (IMO, that is a strike against Brennan). For a lawyer, Rivera sure seems selective in which rights he likes and which he would be O.K. scrapping in the Bill of Rights.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-02-08 08:47||