Daily Archives: August 9, 2004

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Did the Bush Administration Burn a Key al-Qaeda Double Agent?

[ The underlining in the article is mine. –BL ] excerpted from Saturday, August 07, 2004 | Juan Cole Simon Cameron-Moore and Peter Graff of Reuters reveal the explosive information that the Bush administration blew the cover Monday of double agent Muhammad Naeem Noor Khan. On Sunday August 1, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge announced a new alert against an al-Qaeda plot concerning financial institutions in New York and Washington, DC. Pressed for details by the New York Times, some Bush administration official revealed that the information came from a recently arrested man in Pakistan named “Khan.” The New York Times […]