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Book: Bush Mishandled Terror Threat

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Book: Bush Mishandled Terror Threat

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Book: Bush Mishandled Terror Threat

Book: Bush Mishandled Terror Threat

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In the new book Against All Enemies, Richard Clarke — President Bush's former counter-terrorism coordinator — says the president disregarded his warnings about the threat posed by al Qaeda prior to the Sept. 11 attacks, and tried to push a link to Iraq immediately after. Senior Bush administration officials vigorously deny the allegations. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and NPR News Analyst Cokie Roberts.