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White House, Clarke Clash over Al Qaeda

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White House, Clarke Clash over Al Qaeda

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White House, Clarke Clash over Al Qaeda

White House, Clarke Clash over Al Qaeda

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Former counter-terrorism official Richard Clarke tells the commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks that the Bush administration ignored his proposals to take aggressive action against al Qaeda in the months before the attacks. The White House denies Clarke's charges, and says it was developing its own anti-terrorism strategy at the time of the attacks. Hear NPR's Pam Fessler.

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