In an exclusive interview with time, george tenet says the bush administration has yet to take responsibility for its mistakes on iraq. The events that took place in the united states on september 11, 2001 were real and they were extremely violent as david griffin has. George tenet has resigned as head of the central intelligence agency, citing personal reasons but speculation is rife that the bush administration wants to make him a scapegoat for failures in. Enjoy the best george tenet quotes at brainyquote quotations by george tenet, american public servant, born january 5, 1953 share with your friends. On december 14, 2004, president bush awarded george tenet — along with paul bremer and tommy franks — the presidential medal of freedom in his remarks, bush said of these individuals: today.
After becoming director of the cia (dci) in 1997, george tenet did what louis freeh had done after his appointment as fbi director he began to cultivate close personal relationships with the rulers of saudi arabia. After watching george tenet being interviewed by scott pelley last night on 60 minutes, one thing became clear to me: president bush should have put his own guy at the cia at the beginning. Background tenet holds a bsfs from the georgetown university's school of foreign service and an mia from the school of international affairs at columbia university he is a native of new york and is married to a stephanie glakas-tenet.
George john tenet (born january 5, 1953) was the director of central intelligence (dci) for the united states central intelligence agency, and is distinguished professor in the practice of. George tenet began his career in intelligence in 1983 as a staffer on the senate select committee on intelligence, eventually becoming its staff director by 1992, he had moved on to become the. Media in category george tenet the following 13 files are in this category, out of 13 total. In his much-anticipated and intermittently fascinating new memoir, at the center of the storm, george tenet writes that the words slam dunk were taken out of context.
The new memoir by former fbi director james b comey, left, is generating the same intense interest as the 2007 book by former cia director george tenet. At the center of the storm: my years at the cia [george tenet, bill harlow] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in the whirlwind of accusations and recriminations that emerged in the wake of 9/11 and the iraq war. George tenet was the director of central intelligence from 1997 to 2004 he holds a bsfs from the georgetown university school of foreign service and an mia from the school of international affairs at columbia university.
It's difficult to see why george tenet would be so incautious as to write his own self-justifying apologia, let alone give it the portentous title at t. This is a new article as such is has been set to unassessed it is classified as a stub, and categories require improvement this article has been assessed as havingunknown importance. George john tenet (born january 5, 1953) was the director of central intelligence (dci) for the united states central intelligence agency, and is distinguished professor in the practice of diplomacy at georgetown university tenet held the position as the dci from july 1997 to july 2004, making him.
Former cia director george tenet will likely never live down having called the intelligence on saddam hussein's wmd a slam dunk but former cia deputy director mike morell, in his book. George john tenet was the director of central intelligence for the united states central intelligence agency, and he is distinguished professor in the practice of diplomacy at georgetown. George tenet aka george john tenet born: 5-jan-1953 birthplace: flushing, ny gender: male religion: eastern orthodox race or ethnicity: white sexual orientation: straight occupation: government. George john tenet (born january 5, 1953) is distinguished professor in the practice of diplomacy at georgetown university and was previously the director of central intelligence for the us central intelligence agency.