the Bush Administration is weak on terror

This is another link compilation post for my own reference. Comments and suggestions welcome (especially you, Dan :)

Rand Beers - served as National Security Council special assistant to the president for combating terrorism under Presidents Reagan, Bush I, Clinton, Bush II: resigned

Richard Clarke - served under Presidents Reagan, Bush I, Clinton, Bush II - was top anti-terrorism adviser to Clinton and Bush II: resigned (biography, not all flattering)

Rice vs Clarke analysis by Josh Marshall, analysis and summary by Kevin Drum

Inconsistencies and gaps in official government record of 9-11

Timeline of Clinton and Bush Administration's efforts and priorities regarding terrorism from Center for American Progress

Ashcroft cut funding and priorities for counter-terrorism

Graphical timeline from UggaBugga

Condoleeze Rice (National Security Advisor to the President) refuses to testify before the 9-11 Investigative commission

example of plutonium smuggling out of former Soviet republics - Bush Administration has underfunded efforts to stop this problem (a true WMD imminent threat)

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