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Mr. Tenet's Exit

Date: June 04, 2004
Source: Washingtonpost

GEORGE J. TENET, who will be remembered in part for his skill in the tradecraft of Washington, made a relatively artful departure yesterday from the position of CIA director. For months, Mr. Tenet has faced mounting demands that he accept accountability for the agency's failures in assessing the threat of al Qaeda before Sept. 11, 2001, and in estimating Iraq's capacity in weapons of mass destruction. Calls for his resignation seemed sure to escalate in the coming weeks, with the release of reports by the Sept. 11 commission and the Senate intelligence committee that are expected to be highly critical.

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