Richard Clarke is not Luke Skywalker. Clarke's a significant Jedi, yet the force is not strong with him. But Clarke is serving as a nice distraction for the Empire. While Vader's attention is diverted, Luke is going to sneak in the back door of the Death Star.
Who is our Luke Skywalker?
(Oh, and breaking news: the White House has cleared Condi to testify, in public and under oath, before the 9/11 Commission. I guess all the cards and letters worked!!)