Friday, March 6, 2009


I began my role in the cover-up as a fact-finder and worked my way up to idea man, and finally to desk officer. At the outset, I sensed no personal danger in what I was doing. In fact, I took considerable satisfaction from knowing that I had no criminal liability, and I consistently sought to keep it that way. I wanted to preserve my function as an "agent" of my superiors, taking no initiatives, always acting on orders. In the process I often found myself searching for alternatives that would keep me from taking dangerous steps...

Extracted from Dean, John. Blind Ambition. W.H.Allen & Co.Ltd. Great Britain.

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