- Dec 21, 2005
In this case, the prosecutors were not able to provide sufficient proof that anyone "knowingly ignored a US Federal court order." Your belief that it happened is nothing more than a guess.So you support that the CIA can do what it wants and not be held accountable? They knowingly ignored a US Federal court order.
That said, I personally believe that the vast majority of our CIA's activities are done within the law. In those very rare cases where "international laws," or our own, are bent or broken, I also believe that the reasons for doing so are genuinely in everyone's best interests.
I, for one, am very grateful that we have men and women at the CIA who are willing to consistently put their own lives and personal freedom on the line to protect ours.
One fact that has remained true throughout the ages is that sheep need sheep-dogs. The purpose of the dogs is not to control the sheep -- that's the job of the shepherd. The dogs are there to fend off the wolves, nothing more. The longer the leash, the safer the sheep...