Thursday, December 24, 2009

The Nevada gambler, al-Qaida, the CIA and the mother of all cons | World news | The Guardian

For months, the source of the information was kept under wraps within the CIA but once it became more widely known in the agency it immediately came under question. Playboy quotes one former counterterrorism official who attended a briefing on the source as being furious. He said: "I was saying: 'This is crazy. This is embarrassing.' They claimed they were breaking the code, getting latitude and longitude, and al-Qaida operatives were decoding it. They were coming up with airports and everything, and we were just saying: 'You know, this is horseshit!' "
The Nevada gambler, al-Qaida, the CIA and the mother of all cons | World news | The Guardian
Blogged with the Flock Browser

No comments: