Tenet's Denial

George Tenet, on his website, calls Patrick Tyler's allegations "ludicrous:"

Tyler approached me in June of 2007 with this bogus story. 
Initially he told me that his sources told him that I was allegedly
staying at Prince Bandar's home in Riyadh alone when the
supposed incident happened.  I informed him that I had never
stayed at Bandar's home alone and on the date in question was
accompanied by two senior U.S. intelligence officials and my full
contingent of security staff.

I arranged for both of the senior officials, Scott Muller (the then-
General Counsel of the CIA) and Rob Richer (the then-Chief of
CIA's Near East Division) contact Tyler.  They both informed
Tyler, as I had previously said, that they were with me that
evening and no such incident happened.
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Before joining The Atlantic in 2007, Goldberg was a Middle East correspondent, and the Washington correspondent, for The New Yorker. He was previouslly a correspondent for The New York Times Magazine and New York magazine. He has also written for the Jewish Daily Forward and was a columnist for The Jerusalem Post.

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In 2001, Goldberg was appointed the Syrkin Fellow in Letters of the Jerusalem Foundation, and in 2002 he became a public-policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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