''We certainly understand that state and local law enforcement officials want to be included earlier. The request from everyone is they want more.''
By Bart Jansen McLEAN, Va. — Even staffers call it ''the Dr. Strangelove room,'' after the movie about Cold War intrigue.
Washington, D.C. correspondent
Portland Press Herald
At the National Counterterrorism Center, a red light on the ceiling twirls to warn staffers from 18 intelligence agencies to take a short break from top-secret stuff while reporters sneak a peek.
Are we ready for another 9/11?