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Terror Memo Disregarded, Report Says

In December 1998, George J. Tenet, the director of central intelligence, declared intelligence agencies to be “at war” against terrorism. “I want no resources or people spared in this effort,” Mr. Tenet said in a memorandum to his top deputies. But in practice, that directive had “little overall effect” within the Central Intelligence Agency and the rest of the $30 billion intelligence community, spread across more than a dozen agencies, according to a staff report by the presidential commission looking into the Sept. 11 attacks. Of the few senior intelligence officials who remembered seeing the memorandum before the attacks, most said they thought its message was directed at someone else.Full Story

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