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  9/11 INVESTIGATION

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 • Added 08.10.2005
U.S. INTEL IDENTIFIED 9/11 HIJACKERS MONTHS BEFORE ATTACK
A U.S. military intelligence team identified four Sept. 11 hijackers, including ringleader Mohammed Atta, as likely members of an al Qaeda cell in the United States over a year before the 2001 attacks, a former team member and a Republican congressman said on Tuesday.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Reuters)

WAS THERE A COVER-UP? FORMER 9/11 COMMISSION MEMBERS DEMAND INVESTIGATION
"The issue is whether there was in fact surveillance before 9/11 of Atta and, if so, why weren't we told about it? Who made the decision not to brief the commission's staff or the commissioners?" said Republican John F. Lehman.
Inform yourself with the full story here (AP)


 • Added 08.06.2004
9/11 COMMISSION REPORT CONFIRMS BUSH ADMINISTRATION FAILURES
Among them...
• Bush didn't have a single meeting w/ counterterrorism head. (p. 201)
• Bush ignored infamous August 6 security briefing (pp. 260-262)
• Ashcroft told FBI not to bother him with terrorist threats (p. 265)
Inform yourself with the full story here (9/11 Commission)
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 • 07.04.2004
THE COMPLETE SAUDI PRIMER
This incredibly in-depth breakdown includes almost 90 links to news stories and analyses of Saudi influence over the years in the Bush Administration, Bush political campaigns, the Bush family oil businesses and the nation's enormous links to US banks, to terrorism and specifically to 9/11.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Center for American Progress)


 • Added 06.25.2004
9/11 COMMISSION FINDS AL QAEDA CLOSER TO PAKISTAN THAN IRAQ
Commission chair says the terrorist organization has much stronger ties to our johnny-come-lately ally and Iran than it did to Iraq, as Bush has claimed.
Inform yourself with the full story here (AP)
   • Al Qaeda contacts with Iran called 'extensive' (Washington Post)
   • CIA analysts were ordered to fake al Qaeda ties to Iraq (LA Times)


 • Added 06.22.2004
FBI OFFICIALS: ASHCROFT LIED TO COMMISSION ABOUT BRUSHING OFF TERROR WARNINGS
NBC News has learned that the 9/11 commission interviewed two FBI officials who contradict sworn testimony by Ashcroft about whether he brushed off terrorism warnings in the summer of 2001.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NBC News)


 • Added 6.18.2004
9/11 COMMISSION: 'NO CREDIBLE EVIDENCE' OF SUPPOSED IRAQ-AL QAEDA LINK
Commission concludes Bin Laden sought Saddam's help but Iraq rebuffed him. Bush in denial, but offers no proof whatsoever.
Inform yourself with the full story here (AP/SF Chronicle)


 • Added 6.17.2004
FORMER FBI TRANSLATOR CALLS 9/11 INVESTIGATION INADEQUATE
Sibel Edmonds, who blew the whistle on the cover-up of intelligence on 9/11 planners by Cabinet departments, is under two gag orders that forbid her to testify in court or mention the names of the people or the countries involved.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Baltimore Chronicle)


 • Added 06.17.2004
BUSH CAUGHT LYING ABOUT WHEREABOUTS ON 9/11
"First of all, when we walked into the classroom, I had seen this plane fly into the first building. There was a TV set on..." The TRUTH: Nobody saw the jetliner crash into the first tower on television until a videotape surfaced later.
Inform yourself with the full story here (The Nation)


 • Added 06.14.2004
WHITE HOUSE HELPED SAUDIS, BIN LADEN FAMILY FLEE U.S.
While Americans everywhere were trapped in airports after Sept. 11, top White House officials personally approved the evacuation of dozens of influential Saudis, including relatives of Osama bin Laden, from the United States, a former White House adviser confirms.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times)


 • Added 06.14.2004
BREAKDOWN OF EARLY INTELLIGENCE WARNINGS ON TERRORIST PLANS
See for yourself. The report lists 36 different summaries of warnings dating back to 1997.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Village Voice)


 • Added 06.02.2004
EVIDENCE OF 9/11 COVER-UP, PRESS INTIMIDATION
Documents show Bush helped bin Laden relatives escape from U.S. (and from FBI agents who wanted to question them). ALSO, Dan Rather tells British interviewer of White House intimidation: "It's that fear that keeps journalists from asking the toughest of the tough questions and to continue to bore in on the tough questions so often."
Inform yourself with the full story here (Greg Palast)


 • Added 06.02.2004
TAPE OF 9/11 AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS DESTROYED BY FAA
The existence of the tape and its destruction were revealed in a report on whether the FAA had fully cooperated with an independent panel investigating the terrorist attacks...
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post)


 • Archive
IF RICHARD CLARKE WAS LYING ABOUT BUSH BEHIND-THE-SCENES, WHY AREN'T TENANT, POWELL DISMISSING HIM?
If Bush and Rice really did consider al Qaeda an urgent matter, Tenet is the man to say so. It's hard to imagine that the White House hasn't tried to recruit him to do so. Yet so far he hasn't.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Slate)


 • Archive
CLARK SAY DE-CLASSIFY AWAY
Administration officials say they want Richard Clark's 9/11 testimony declassified because they say he's contradicting himself. He replies: "I would welcome it being declassified. Let's declassify all six hours of my testimony."
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post)


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WHITE HOUSE CENSORING DOCUMENTS GIVEN TO 9/11 COMMISSION
Bush grants access to classified intelligence reports, but edits the documents first, as the Administration sees fit.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times/SF Chronicle)


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  RELATED BOOKS

9/11 Commission Report
by The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
Read for yourself the independent, bi-partisan report on the events the attack and related failures of the Bush administration.
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Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror
by Richard A. Clarke
"The [Bush] administration has squandered the opportunity to eliminate al Qaeda....A new al Qaeda has emerged and is growing stronger, in part because of our own actions and inactions..." No one has more authority to make that claim than Richard Clarke, the former counterterrorism czar for both Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.
Buy it or learn more




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