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Wednesday, January 11, 2006

The View From Room 101

It's not just the NSA that's sharpening the waterboard (um, so to speak) for James Risen these days: The CIA is also miffed that "State of War" has disclosed a Clinton-era Agency effort to supply Iran with secretly booby-trapped nuclear plans. The CIA has naturally declined to confirm the details, but the aptly named spokes-spook Jennifer Millerwise Dyck gave Newsweek a brilliantly specious quote on the matter (emphasis in original): "If it's false, it shouldn't be in his book. If it's true, it shouldn't be in his book."