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Former German foreign minister Fischer: Ex-CIA chief George Tenet is more or less lying about Curveball

While Tom Ricks is away from his blog, he has selected a few of his favorite posts to re-run. We will be posting a few every day until he returns. This originally ran on February 18, 2011. The mystery deepens. Joschka Fischer says that it isn’t plausible that George Tenet didn’t know that “Curveball” may ...

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While Tom Ricks is away from his blog, he has selected a few of his favorite posts to re-run. We will be posting a few every day until he returns. This originally ran on February 18, 2011.

The mystery deepens. Joschka Fischer says that it isn't plausible that George Tenet didn't know that "Curveball" may have been a fabricator, and that the Germans had grave doubts about him.

I think Tenet may owe a big fat Greek apology to Colin Powell for ruining his reputation.

While Tom Ricks is away from his blog, he has selected a few of his favorite posts to re-run. We will be posting a few every day until he returns. This originally ran on February 18, 2011.

The mystery deepens. Joschka Fischer says that it isn’t plausible that George Tenet didn’t know that “Curveball” may have been a fabricator, and that the Germans had grave doubts about him.

I think Tenet may owe a big fat Greek apology to Colin Powell for ruining his reputation.

(Several BD HTs to PL)

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1
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