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Did CIA Say What I Think It Said?

Posted February 11th, 2011 at 2:59 pm (UTC+0)
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Did CIA director Leon Panetta mislead the media on Egypt? Or did the media mislead the public on Panetta? During congressional testimony Thursday on the annual threat assessment – scant hours before Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s latest speech – Panetta responded to a question on Egypt by appearing to confirm reports that President Mubarak was […]

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