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Clapper on Egypt, Tunisia: 'We are not clairvoyant'

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posted on Feb, 10 2011 @ 07:04 PM
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Clapper on Egypt, Tunisia: 'We are not clairvoyant'


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updated 2/10/2011 11:38:16 AM ET 2011-02-10T16:38:16

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WASHINGTON — The nation's No. 1 intelligence official says the U.S. intelligence committee has been tracking unrest in North Africa for years.

"But we are not clairvoyant," said James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, at a House hearing this morning.

He said questions have arisen about whether the intelligence community is tracking effectively what's going on in Egypt and elsewhere. Both he and CIA Director Leon Panetta said hundre
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posted on Feb, 10 2011 @ 07:04 PM
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The Director of National James Clapper claims that the US IC is just as taken aback by the Nile Revolution as everyone else.He then goes on to beating the Al-Queda drum.I find it odd that once provisions in the Patriot act failed to pass that the intelligence agencies would quickly fall back on the boogy man Bin Ladin.

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posted on Feb, 10 2011 @ 08:10 PM
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edit on 10-2-2011 by Tamahu because: somewhat off topic



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