2,664. 9/16/2001

“In the strongly worded memorandum, dated Sept. 16 [2001] and titled ‘We’re at War,’ [CIA Director George] Tenet told senior officials at the C.I.A. and other intelligence agencies that it was time to end past squabbles over turf and to begin immediately to coordinate their efforts and share information in the new war against terrorism.”

 – James Risen, “In Hindsight, C.I.A. Sees Flaws That Hindered Efforts on Terror,” The New York Times, Oct. 7, 2001

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