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White House: Clarke Defended Bush Strategy

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White House: Clarke Defended Bush Strategy

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White House: Clarke Defended Bush Strategy

White House: Clarke Defended Bush Strategy

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The Bush administration continues to defend itself from accusations made by former anti-terrorism official Richard Clarke that the White House was initially unconcerned with fighting terrorism. In response to Clarke's criticisms, administration officials identified Clarke as the anonymous source who defended the president's strategy in a 2002 talk with reporters. NPR's Don Gonyea reports.