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IPFS News Link • 911 / World Trade Center

The Trauma of 9/11 Is No Excuse<br>By Richard A. Clarke

• Washington Post
Top officials from the Bush administration have hit upon a revealing new theme as they retrospectively justify their national security policies. Call it the White House 9/11 trauma defense. "Unless you were there, in a position of responsibility after September 11, you cannot possibly imagine the dilemmas that you faced in trying to protect Americans,"