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…on Dr. Dean, Intelligence Czar:

“Given the recent spate of arrests in Pakistan, does it not occur to

Howard Dean that maybe, just maybe, the administration held this

information close to the vest just long enough to allow the CIA and

Pakistani authorities to chase down leads that developed from the same

seized computer?”

“Does anyone know how long it takes to analyze this type of information? I don’t, but I would have to believe that the tapes and other details would need to be sent somewhere (back to the US?). Then wouldn’t it need to be translated, verified, cross-checked, and analyzed? How much information was there? I don’t know, but in the grand scheme of things 3 weeks does not seem like too terribly long a time.”

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