11 Commission: Did Clinton Do Enough?

Earlier this month, Bill Clinton returned to Washington to try to convince the 9/11 commission that as President he did what he could to stop Osama bin Laden. Others who have testified before the commission--particularly National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice and former counterterrorism official Richard Clarke--did so before a phalanx of reporters and opponents hoping to see them eviscerated on live TV. But like George W. Bush, who will meet with the commission (together with Dick Cheney) at an undisclosed time, Clinton was allowed to appear in private--in a secret, bugproof room called, in a typical Washington solecism, a SKIF--a secure-conference...

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