Was The Al-Qaeda Terror Threat Used To “Divert Attention” From NSA Uproar?

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
08/05/2013

“No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.”

- Edmund Burke

Some analysts and Congressional officials suggested Friday that emphasizing a terrorist threat now was a good way to divert attention from the uproar over the N.S.A.’s data-collection programs, and that if it showed the intercepts had uncovered a possible plot, even better.

- NY Times article from August 2, 2013: Qaeda Messages Prompt U.S. Terror Warning

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