Phi Beta Iota: Evidently AP does not do its homework and takes Doug Naquin’s crap at face value. The Open Source Center was not created at the suggestion of the 9/11 Commission, which called for a new agency completely independent of CIA, and is in fact being considered by one Senator and OMB as this is written, but under diplomatic auspices. The Open Source Center (OSC) is a bastardized down-graded mis-directed and under-funded morphing of the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS), a once great service (in WWII) that was destroyed by nit-wits sent into exile from more productive parts of the CIA. Naquin cannot do citation analysis, manage multinational information-sharing, or even find gray literature in more than eleven languages. He is, in a word, incompetent. But then so is Associated Press, in this instance, so they deserve one another. Neither is making a difference.
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