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The key points Clarke made when briefing reporters in 2002: First, on taking office, the Bush Administration decided that rather than merely diminish al Qaeda, as the Clinton Administration had sought to do, the U.S. would seek to “eliminate” the terrorist organization. Secondly, the Bush Administration sought and won authorization for a five-fold increase in intelligence funding for lethal covert operations against al Qaeda.

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