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CIA Report Urges More Accountability

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CIA Report Urges More Accountability

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CIA Report Urges More Accountability

CIA Report Urges More Accountability

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The inspector general of the CIA has completed a report on the agencies failures prior to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The sharply critical report recommends creating "accountability boards" which could discipline those responsible for the breakdowns.

CIA insiders say the report's findings are similar to those of previous investigations and amount to "piling on" at a time when the agency has already acknowledged its mistakes.

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