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Thomas Drake, a brilliant intelligence analyst, software engineer, and IT management consultant, worked at the CIA in the 1980s, then as a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), and ultimately as an NSA senior executive in 2001. But from 2006 until July 2011, he became the government's and NSA's public enemy.
Why? From his high-level perch at NSA, he saw the failure to act on intelligence that might have prevented the 9/11 attacks, and he saw corruption at the highest levels.
So he blew the whistle. Four times, from the fall of 2001 through 2004.
Once to both the House an
Originally posted by syrinx high priest
richard clarke agrees
I'm tellin ya, they will get away with it as long as people keep chasing missiles and controlled demo theories
this thread will go 2 pages max
Drake took his concerns through official channels – including senior NSA management and two 9/11 congressional investigations. His concerns were ignored.
Originally posted by Kovenov
reply to post by mike dangerously
Story like this undermines the security appartus which has developed since 2001. My guess is that's the biggest threat.