Bush names Clarke to cyberterrorism team

    Date03 Oct 2001
    CategoryGovernment
    3641
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    A holdover from the Clinton administration will oversee "cybersecurity" for President Bush, while a retired Army general will coordinate anti-terror efforts with military and intelligence counterparts. Richard Clarke, who currently heads the government's counterterrorism team, will direct efforts to protect . . . A holdover from the Clinton administration will oversee "cybersecurity" for President Bush, while a retired Army general will coordinate anti-terror efforts with military and intelligence counterparts. Richard Clarke, who currently heads the government's counterterrorism team, will direct efforts to protect the nation's information infrastructure from attack, three administration officials said Sunday.

    Retired Army Gen. Wayne Downing will coordinate intelligence and military resources in the anti-terror campaign, they said.

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