Rudy for the CIA?

If current Director George Tenet goes, New York's soon-to-be ex-mayor could be next

There's no vacancy yet, but one name is being talked about as a successor to CIA Director George J. Tenet: New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. If anyone is held accountable for the intelligence failure that permitted the September 11 terrorist attacks, Tenet is a likely fall guy.

The White House's choice of the hard-charging Giuliani, a former prosecutor whose term ends in January, would send a clear message: America is determined to nail the culprits behind the attacks.

By Stan Crock in Washington, D.C.

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