James Pavitt

James Pavitt

James L. Pavitt was Deputy Director for Operations for the CIA from 1999 until October 2004. His sudden resignation -- as well as that of his chief, DCI George Tenet -- led to speculation that it was over the controversy surrounding Iraq weapons of mass destruction or 9-11 intelligence issues. Wikipedia*

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James Pavitt has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2004 with an average of 205 views per program. Most common tag: Intelligence.

Appearances by Title:c. April 11, 2002 - Present Director, Operations, Central Intelligence Agency Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • September 11 Commission: Intelligence

    September 11 Commission: Intelligence

    Committee staff offered preliminary reports on intelligence failures, agency performance, and information sharing on theā€¦

  • Domestic Security Issues

    Domestic Security Issues

    Mr. Pavitt talked about the CIA and its role in efforts to combat terrorism. Among the topics he addressed were intelligenceā€¦

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