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"The Intelligence And Facts Are Being Fixed Around The Policy"

After reading this and juxaposing it with this, I have only three words to say:


One day in December 2002, [head of the CIA Weapons Intelligence Non-proliferation and Arms Control Center Alan] Foley called his senior production managers to his office. He had a clear message for the men and women who controlled the output of the center's analysts: "If the president wants to go to war, our job is to find the intelligence to allow him to do so." The directive was not quite an order to cook the books, but it was a strong suggestion that cherry-picking and slanting not only would be tolerated, but might even be rewarded.