9.11 Tenth Anniversary

Directors' Quotes


“We are up against a resilient enemy; we must be more resilient.”

–Former D/CIA David H. Petraeus



“Tracking down the most infamous terrorist of our time required the very best tradecraft and the very best technology... But it also required one other essential American quality—the courage to take risks.”

–Former D/CIA Leon E. Panetta



“When it gets tough, we work harder. There is no problem too hard for the men and women who work here... The attitude has always been—we’re going to get this done.”

–Former DCI George J. Tenet

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Posted: Sep 14, 2011 11:11 AM
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