Monday, October 24, 2005

Conquest's Third Law in action

Robert Conquest's Third Law of Politics is "The simplest way to explain the behavior of any bureaucratic organization is to assume that it is controlled by a cabal of its enemies." How else to explain the CIA in the Plame leak exchange. Here, some excerpts from Steve Hayward:

FOR FOUR YEARS, A slow-motion war between the CIA and the Bush administration has been unfolding over America's airwaves and on its front pages. A principal weapon in this war has been the deliberate leaking of information to the media.

Read the whole piece.

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