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'Able Danger' Intel Could Rewrite 9/11 History
Fox News.com ^ | Thursday, August 11, 2005 | Fox News

Posted on 08/11/2005 2:17:07 PM PDT by TexasCajun

WASHINGTON — The federal commission that probed the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks was told twice about "Able Danger," a military intelligence unit that had identified Mohamed Atta and other hijackers a year before the attacks, a congressman close to the investigation said Wednesday.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: 911; abledanger; atta; clintonfailures; clintonlegacy; clintonscandals; coverup; dietrichsnell; gorelick; sept11; slick; whitewash
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What else didn't make it into the 911 report?
1 posted on 08/11/2005 2:17:12 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun


Would love to ask Sandy "Burglar" that question...

Clinton's legacy...not a damn thing good about it.


2 posted on 08/11/2005 2:19:57 PM PDT by in hoc signo vinces ("Soylent Green is People!")
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To: TexasCajun
"What else didn't make it into the 9/11 report?"

LOTS AND LOTS.... check out this thread on the soon-to-be-infamous Dietrich Snell:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1461535/posts

I thought I had become cynical before, but I REALLY am incredulous at this stuff... not that people like Gorelick and Snell would try to cover up the past, but that other people with plenty of knowledge have (so far) allowed and enabled them to do so....
3 posted on 08/11/2005 2:21:49 PM PDT by Enchante (Kerry's mere nuisances: Marine Barracks '83, WTC '93, Khobar Towers, Embassy Bombs '98, USS Cole!!!)
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To: in hoc signo vinces

I just shake my head and think WTF?


4 posted on 08/11/2005 2:21:55 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Enchante
Between Jamie Gorlick and Dietrich Snell this 911 commission was all wrapped up in a nice little package, complete with this Administration's blessing?
5 posted on 08/11/2005 2:23:31 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

after work read ping


6 posted on 08/11/2005 2:23:33 PM PDT by JeffersonRepublic.com (Visit the Jefferson Republic for a conservative news portal.)
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To: TexasCajun

Salmon Pak didn't make it into the final report, although it was in a staff report in December 2003.

I don't think there was mention of Gore's Commission that declared cockpit doors should be secured to prevent hijacking and taking over the plane, but then the Clinton administration backed down when the airlines balked and Tom Daschle's wife (lobbyist) worked on him.

I don't believe there was any mention of this:

Osama met with Saddam in Iraq.
March 23, 2002. The Times of India
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/746741/posts

September 11 Victims Sue Iraq.
September 4, 2002. BBC.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/2237332.stm

Spain links 9/11 suspect to Baghdad.
March 16, 2003. The Observer.
http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,915142,00.html

A judge sees the documents linking OBL and Saddam.
June 25, 2003. The Tennessean.
http://tennessean.com/nation-world/archives/03/06/34908297.shtml?Element_ID=34908297

Memo shows Iraq And Saddam Contacted OBL.
September 12, 2003. The Washington Times.
http://www.washtimes.com/world/20030912-012437-3992r.htm
Iraq and terrorism - no doubt about it. Specific names of Al Qaeda terrorists working in and with Iraq
September 19, 2003. National Review.
http://www.nationalreview.com/robbins/robbins091903.asp

Mohammed's Account links Iraq to 9/11 and first WTC attack:
September 22, 2003. Newsweek.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/987075/posts

Osama's Best Friend: The Further Connections Between Al Qaeda and Saddam.
November 3, 2003. The Weekly Standard
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1007969/posts

Less than two months before 9/11/01, the state-controlled Iraqi newspaper “Al-Nasiriya” carried a column headlined, “American, an Obsession called Osama Bin Ladin.” (July 21, 2001)

In the piece, Baath Party writer Naeem Abd Muhalhal predicted that bin Laden would attack the US “with the seriousness of the Bedouin of the desert about the way he will try to bomb the Pentagon after he destroys the White House.”

The same state-approved column also insisted that bin Laden “will strike America on the arm that is already hurting,” and that the US “will curse the memory of Frank Sinatra every time he hears his songs” – an apparent reference to the Sinatra classic, “New York, New York”.
March 28, 2004, NewsMax
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1106657/posts?page=1

There are hundreds more of these that were not in the 9/11 Commission Report.


7 posted on 08/11/2005 2:25:12 PM PDT by Peach
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To: TexasCajun
Among the most critical facts to be determined, if the information about Atta did exist in 2000, would be who then blocked the intelligence from going to the FBI, which could have tracked down the terror cell.
8 posted on 08/11/2005 2:25:14 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

Kinda like the Warren Report with no mention of Lee Harvey Oswald.


9 posted on 08/11/2005 2:25:33 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Be a glowworm. A glowworm's never glum. How can you be grumpy when the sun shines out your bum?)
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To: Enchante
Which other Republicans besides Weldon are talking about this?!

-- (cricketts) --

10 posted on 08/11/2005 2:25:57 PM PDT by johnny7 (Racially-profiling since 1963)
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To: Peach

It's enough to make you scream.


11 posted on 08/11/2005 2:27:24 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Enchante
I thought I had become cynical before, but I REALLY am incredulous at this stuff... not that people like Gorelick and Snell would try to cover up the past, but that other people with plenty of knowledge have (so far) allowed and enabled them to do so....

I will wait for the facts to come it. But it appears right now that the 911 commission engaged in deliberate whitewashing of the Gorelick/Clinton Wall.

This could be a blockbuster story if the blogs keep on it until the Old Media has to notice. Especially with the spin that covering up the Clinton/China connection was the impetus for the Wall in the first place.

Hillary might not come out of this one unscathed.

12 posted on 08/11/2005 2:28:50 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: TexasCajun

"What else didn't make it into the 911 report?"

What kind of attacks the "Second wave" attacks were to be. IN the report it said KSM said he was too busy to pursue those, but omitted what they were to be.


13 posted on 08/11/2005 2:28:52 PM PDT by Shermy
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To: TexasCajun

do you think we are at least getting some concessions for letting them slide?


14 posted on 08/11/2005 2:28:58 PM PDT by getitright (There's no peace in appeasement.)
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To: Peach; Mo1; OldFriend
Reposted here:

To: XJarhead
I heard a caller to WABC radio this morning. The John Gambling Show.

She was from a family group and sounded as tho she was quite familiar with the Commission and the process.

She stated that the information came into the committee thru Gorelick and one other and it was they who decided what information was forwarded to other members.

98 posted on 08/11/2005 1:27:55 PM EDT by OldFriend (MERCY TO THE GUILTY IS CRUELTY TO THE INNOCENT ~ Adam Smith)
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15 posted on 08/11/2005 2:29:03 PM PDT by Howlin
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To: TexasCajun

And aside from freepers and a few congresscritters, most people don't care.


16 posted on 08/11/2005 2:30:27 PM PDT by Peach
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To: TexasCajun
What else didn't make it into the 911 report?

This, for one thing:

Iraq Pre-War Intelligence Report: Additional Views of Chairman Pat Roberts joined by Senator Christopher S. Bond, Senator Orrin G. Hatch

The Democrats wouldn't agree to include it.

17 posted on 08/11/2005 2:31:38 PM PDT by Howlin
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To: Peach

Thanks for the recap links...ping for later reading. Need to brush up details again.

National Geographic is advertising thier 9.11 in-depth series or two-day event or something. I want to brush up on facts before I watch the spinsters versions.


18 posted on 08/11/2005 2:32:24 PM PDT by dannyboy72 (How long will you hold onto the rope when Liberals pull us off the cliff?)
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To: Howlin

Gorelick was in charge of disseminating information to the full committee and made sure, naturally, that Able Danger never saw the light of day.

BTW, did you see the FrontPage article from a year or so ago about why the Wall was created? To protect Clinton from investigations between different agencies regarding his fund raising from the Chinese and selling them technology.

It didn't hurt that agencies couldn't talk together either about TWA 800, OKC, the first WTC bombing, etc.

We all condemn our intelligence agencies, but the FBI was onto Atta. Able Danger was onto Atta.

They just couldn't DO anything. Because of Clinton.


19 posted on 08/11/2005 2:33:35 PM PDT by Peach
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To: Shermy
"What else didn't make it into the 911 report?"

.....this has NOTHING to do with the....'INS'....move on

20 posted on 08/11/2005 2:33:54 PM PDT by maestro
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To: johnny7

I cannot forget how despicable the 9/11 hearings were: the show trial of Condi Rice conducted by Ben Veniste and the useful idiots who would applaud every time he grilled her. Richard Clarke grandstanding to the MSM and the audience, which seemed like it was the same audience for the Bill Maher show. Chris Matthews and CNN's portrayal of the 'Jersey Girls' (the liberal template for Cindy Sheehan was mastered here) as representative of all 9/11 families. What a joke that the big bad Clinton admin was tough on terror.


21 posted on 08/11/2005 2:35:04 PM PDT by Rosemont
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To: dannyboy72

It's easier to read this link. Everything I posted is on it and more, in chronological order.


22 posted on 08/11/2005 2:36:02 PM PDT by Peach
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To: Peach

No, I did not see that. Do you have a link?


23 posted on 08/11/2005 2:36:32 PM PDT by Howlin
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To: TexasCajun

Don't scream..write our politicans. Rush is right (as usual) the busy bodies in the Beltway oare motivated by three things above all else...well four in the case of The Swimmer:

Greed

Sex

and above all else


Fear.

Oh the swimmer? Booze.

Anyway...it's fear of losing elections that really motivates them, fear of losing power, prestige, etc...

We need to write very calm but pointed letter to each of our elected representatives in D.C. (Sadly my two Senators are Durbin and Obama)...both with emails, snail mail letters, and phone calls. It's clear that the 09/11 Commission didn't do their job, it's clear that the Clinton Administration utterly failed in it's job to protect America, and it's clear that Bush need to shove the "new tone" business out the door...now.


24 posted on 08/11/2005 2:37:32 PM PDT by GLH3IL (What's good for America is bad for liberals.)
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To: dannyboy72

I forgot the link:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1327993/posts


25 posted on 08/11/2005 2:38:16 PM PDT by Peach
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To: TexasCajun


Further proof Clinton's administration was asleep at the wheel...

Billy Jeff only wanted to be POTUS. He did not want to do the job, that would have been too stressfull. Same with the Hildabeast...she just wants to be POTUS so she can make everyone miserable.

For the eight years of the "Clintoons" I, like you, shaked my head muttering "WTF?"


26 posted on 08/11/2005 2:39:14 PM PDT by in hoc signo vinces ("Soylent Green is People!")
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To: TexasCajun

Fortunately, with FR and the New Media, the Truth has a way of bubbling to the surface.


27 posted on 08/11/2005 2:39:57 PM PDT by neodad (I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast, for I intend to go in harm's way)
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To: ModelBreaker
This could be a blockbuster story if the blogs keep on it until the Old Media has to notice.

The old media is never going to report this straight. ever. Just as Rather never came clean even when cornered like a rat. They may be surprised if it becomes a blockbuster story without their participation.

28 posted on 08/11/2005 2:40:31 PM PDT by Monti Cello
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To: Howlin

Right here; why Gorelick created that wall for Clinton:

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1461567/posts?page=2#2


29 posted on 08/11/2005 2:40:45 PM PDT by Peach
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To: TexasCajun

Clintons fingerprints.


30 posted on 08/11/2005 2:41:03 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Scratch a Liberal. Uncover a Fascist)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Can you imagine how politically correct the Janet Reno justice department must have been?


31 posted on 08/11/2005 2:45:48 PM PDT by Rosemont
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To: TexasCajun

How about the info about Building 7 and how Silverstein said to implode it? Yeah, imagine, NOTHING about Building 7's collapse made it into the report. Makes you wonder, doesn't it?!


32 posted on 08/11/2005 2:45:49 PM PDT by nikola
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To: TexasCajun
On Wednesday, a source familiar with the Sept. 11 commission — formally known as the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (search) — told FOX News that aides who still had security clearances had gone back to the National Archives outside Washington, D.C., to review notes on Atta and any information the U.S. government had on him and his terror cell before the Sept. 11 attacks.

I guess Sandy B. didn't get all the documents. Depending on which "staff" members these might be, no one else may ever "get" them either.

33 posted on 08/11/2005 2:46:43 PM PDT by El Gato
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To: Monti Cello
The old media is never going to report this straight. ever

I think we're almost at the point where that just doesn't matter anymore.

34 posted on 08/11/2005 2:46:54 PM PDT by somemoreequalthanothers (All for the betterment of "the state", comrade)
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To: Howlin
the information came into the committee thru Gorelick and one other and it was they who decided what information was forwarded to other members

In many, many FR threads during the 9-11 Committee meetings, we conjectured that Gorelick was put on the committee specifically to filter and ensure the 'direction' of the investigation.

Gorelick was too prominent in taints throughout the 90s. Quite possibly, she was instrumental in stopping the Fed investigation into a Middle Eastern connection for the Murrah bombing. She was instrumental in constructing 'the wall' between the CIA and FBI. She also has connections to the TWA800 investigation.

Her being on the Committee was NOT because she nothing else to do with her time. She was there to cleanse the record, as much as possible, of the Clinton Administration. And what she was unable to corral, Sandy Bergler managed to steal from the National Archives.
35 posted on 08/11/2005 2:47:35 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Howlin

The Democrats wouldn't agree to include it.

Of course they wouldn't agree to include it. It was ammo to use against Bush. And now they're trying to screw Rove. It becomes progressively more difficult to trust the Democrats.


36 posted on 08/11/2005 2:48:47 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: TexasCajun

Letsee FOX earn their chops by running with this story. If they don't what good are they?


37 posted on 08/11/2005 2:49:07 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: TexasCajun
Between Jamie Gorlick and Dietrich Snell this 911 commission was all wrapped up in a nice little package, complete with this Administration's blessing?

And funded with the sweat of your brow.

38 posted on 08/11/2005 2:50:44 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: TexasCajun
What else didn't make it into the 911 report?

Google "William Rodriguez"
39 posted on 08/11/2005 2:53:06 PM PDT by WhiteGuy (Vote for gridlock - Make the elected personally liable for their wasteful spending)
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To: Peach

Why Gorelick created that wall for Clinton:

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1461567/posts?page=2#2


40 posted on 08/11/2005 2:54:17 PM PDT by Peach
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To: TexasCajun

There is no reason, other than cya, as to why pre-9/11 information concerning the hijackers did not make it into the report of the commission.


41 posted on 08/11/2005 2:54:30 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: TexasCajun
It originally appeared that the 911 Commission was extraordinarily inept and predisposed to slant its findings in favor of clintoon to the detriment of the current administration. It now appears that only the second part of that statement is true. They were far from inept (well, the Pubs were inept).

The dems were actually very skilled in carrying out the true purpose of the Commission --which apparently was to obscure the fact that the clintonistas were in possession of ample information in advance of the plot, but the innate nature of the America-hating, criminal-loving left-wing dimocrats prevented any semblance of effective law enforcement in the matter.

42 posted on 08/11/2005 2:55:54 PM PDT by San Jacinto
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To: skeeter

It will take a sustained and significant effort to educate people on this blatant cover-up, because the MSM is already working feverishly to bury this story.


43 posted on 08/11/2005 2:56:08 PM PDT by mwl1
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To: TexasCajun

ping for later


44 posted on 08/11/2005 2:58:09 PM PDT by SueRae
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To: in hoc signo vinces

Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil, and just plain stupid evil.

Don't worry, last time posting image... Just posting for those who haven't seen it. It fits so well into the conversation.

45 posted on 08/11/2005 2:58:48 PM PDT by BushCountry (They say the world has become too complex for simple answers. They are wrong.)
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To: ModelBreaker
"It appears right now that the 911 commission engaged in deliberate whitewashing of the Gorelick/Clinton Wall.'

Ummm...yep.

Boys and girls, can you say, "The Dems and GOP are in cahoots"??

Question: Exactly WHO "permitted" Sandy Berger to pilfer the classified information nobody's allowed to see?

46 posted on 08/11/2005 3:00:00 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: mwl1
It will take a sustained and significant effort to educate people on this blatant cover-up

FNC has the resources, and the story is at least as interesting as Natalie Holloway, AND BTW its critical to national security since Hillary wants to be president.

As I said - if Fox is interested in 'reporting while we decide' they should ram this story down the publics throats with at least as much energy & determination as the rest of the MSM devoted to, say, Iran Contra.

47 posted on 08/11/2005 3:00:56 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Howlin

Different report.


48 posted on 08/11/2005 3:03:16 PM PDT by Shermy
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To: OldFriend
"To: XJarhead I heard a caller to WABC radio this morning. The John Gambling Show. She was from a family group and sounded as tho she was quite familiar with the Commission and the process. She stated that the information came into the committee thru Gorelick and one other and it was they who decided what information was forwarded to other members. 98 posted on 08/11/2005 1:27:55 PM EDT by OldFriend (MERCY TO THE GUILTY IS CRUELTY TO THE INNOCENT ~ Adam Smith) "

I suspected that very thing yesterday. Weldon probably knows it already and is just setting the table...

49 posted on 08/11/2005 3:03:30 PM PDT by eureka! (Hey Lefties: Only 3 and 1/2 more years of W. Hehehehe....)
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To: Monti Cello
The old media is never going to report this straight. ever. Just as Rather never came clean even when cornered like a rat.

That's the game they play. They can champion forgeries and when they're proven so... plead 'sloppiness'... a 'simple mistake'... 'no-harm-done'.

Harm HAS been done... and the MSM needs to made accountable.

50 posted on 08/11/2005 3:05:37 PM PDT by johnny7 (Racially-profiling since 1963)
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