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EXCLUSIVE: A key intelligence report that could aid accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan's defense is being withheld by the Obama administration, according to a letter obtained by Fox News as part of its ongoing investigation of a radical American cleric.
Intelligence officials do not deny that the report contains information about the cleric, Anwar Al-Awlaki, who is the first American on the CIA’s kill or capture list
The letter, dated Oct. 19, 2010, was sent by the general counsel for the national intelligence director – the nation’s top intelligence official - to the chief Army prosecutor, Col. Michael Mulligan. It states that the intelligence review requested by President Obama immediately after the shooting last year “is not reasonably available.”
Robert S. Litt, general counsel for Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, cites “highly classified, compartmented, and sensitive information originating with a number of different executive branch agencies” as justification for withholding the document on the shooting, which left 13 dead and more than 30 injured.
In what may be a slight to the defense, the letter states a review of the material would be complicated and the DNI letter strongly hints it will never be produced for Hasan’s defense.
Originally posted by harrytuttle
reply to post by wcitizen
This is more of the same, typical Intelligence agency behavior "Can't reveal anything because our enemies would know what we didn't know," ETC., etc., etc.....
The Bush Administration and The Obama Administration are both guilty of this crap. More likely than anything, they are withholding the evidence because it will either show negligence, or complicity.
Originally posted by kennylee
Obama is a MUSLIM! Obama said in his book and in his own words, not mine, and I quote "I will stand with them should the political winds shift in an ugly direction." Unquote.edit on 19-11-2010 by kennylee because: (no reason given)