According to The Washington Post on February 10, 2007: “We now know that [Secretary of Defense Donald] Rumsfeld’s assistant, Douglas Feith, established a separate and parallel ‘intelligence’ operation inside the Pentagon that was used to present flawed information directly to the president [Bush] without the knowledge of the CIA and the other professional centers of intelligence gathering and analysis in the U. S. Government.”

 – Al Gore, The Assault on Reason, Pages 111-112