Former Intel Chief Questions Obama Strategy In War on Terror

"They sided with the CIA in ways that were public enough that it undercut my position," said Blair.

On Friday, when asked about Blair's contention that drone attacks may do more harm than good, White House press secretary Jay Carney told Jake Tapper of ABC News, "Without addressing specific methods, I would say simply that we believe our relationship with Pakistan is essential to fighting terrorism and terrorists, fighting al Qaeda, and that's why we work hard on that relationship, even though it is complicated and difficult at times."

"We also make no apologies for the need to go after terrorists, members of al Qaeda, wherever they are," added Carney, "and that is certainly true about the mission to eliminate Osama bin Laden."

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