Sometimes you're left zigging when word comes down from <$NoAd$> headquarters that it's time to zag.
Here's a clip from the liner notes of Bush vs. the Beltway: How the CIA and the State Department Tried to Stop the War on Terror
by Laurie Mylroie, chief ideologist and intel maven
of the Iraq hawks ...
Combining important new research with an insider's grasp of Beltway politics, Mylroie describes how the CIA and the State Department have systematically discredited critical intelligence about Saddam's regime, including indisputable evidence of its possession of weapons of mass destruction. She reveals how major elements of the case against Iraq -- including information about possible links to al Qaeda and evidence of potential Iraqi involvement in the fall 2001 anthrax attacks -- were prematurely dismissed by these agencies for cynical reasons.
The Agency made them do it? Let's get our stories straight, shall we?