2,152. 7/5/2001

Former CIA Director George Tenet wrote: “The FISA [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] Court was tremendously helpful, yet it was becoming increasingly evident by early July of 2001 that further legislative improvements were needed because the existing statutes did not give us the flexibility we needed to get on top of a savvy and increasingly sophisticated terrorist network.” [The 5th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – George Tenet with Bill Harlow, At the Center of the Storm, Page 150

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