Never mind

A sudden resignation from terror official who bucked White House line.


Tim Grieve
October 17, 2007 11:44PM (UTC)

Just days after he was seen on television saying that Americans probably aren't safer today than they were when the war in Iraq began, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center has announced his resignation.

The explanation? Ret. Vice Adm. John Scott Redd says he needs to have some long-delayed surgery on his knees . . . and he wants to spend more time with his family.

Advertisement:

Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

MORE FROM Tim Grieve

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

War Room

BROWSE SALON.COM
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR

Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access

Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address

•••


Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •