• 95 And now, Richard Clarke, a senior counter-terrorism official in the Rea gan, Clinton, and both Bush administrations, who says immediately after 9/11 the President and other senior officials were focused more on finding a pretext for attacking Iraq than on finding Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda.A0Clarke quotes Defense Secre tary Rumsfeld as saying, There weren???t any good targets to bomb in Afgh