The book's opening anecdote tells of an unnamed CIA briefer who flew to Bush's Texas ranch during the scary summer of 2001, amid a flurry of reports of a pending al-Qaeda attack, to call the president's attention personally to the now-famous Aug. 6, 2001, memo titled "Bin Ladin Determined to Strike in US." Bush reportedly heard the briefer out and replied: "All right. You've covered your ass, now."
Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Subtitled Deep Inside America's Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11, Ron Suskind's new book The One Percent Doctrine sounds really interesting, if this snippet from Barton Gellman's book review in the Washington Post is any indication:
Posted by Steve Tapp at 5:09 PM