Anthrax? The F.B.I. Yawns

NYT Op-Ed piece by Nicholas Kristof: Anthrax? The F.B.I. Yawns.

“[It] seems fair to ask the F.B.I. a few questions:

“Do you know how many identities and passports Mr. Z has and are you monitoring his international travel? I have found at least one alias for him, and he has continued to travel abroad on government assignments, even to Central Asia.

“Why was his top security clearance suspended in August, less than a month before the anthrax attacks began?… Are the C.I.A. and military intelligence agencies cooperating fully with the investigation?

“Have you searched the isolated residence that he had access to last fall? The F.B.I. has known about this building, and knows that Mr. Z gave Cipro to people who visited it…

“What now? When do you shift into high gear?”