8.11.2005

Sweeping it under the rug

Wow... this is big news. It's possible that 9/11 could have been prevented.

Apparently, Department of Defense analysts identified Mohammed Atta and three other 9/11 hijackers as a threat in 1999. Lawyers wouldn't let them share the intelligence with the FBI. Then the 9/11 Commission withheld this information from its report, possibly for political reasons.

HT: Ace.

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This is a great roundup suggesting that this is what Sandy Berger was trying to cover up when he stuffed National Archives documents down his pants.

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