Skip to comments.PROBE OF BLIND SHEIK LED TO ATTA (Able Danger)
Posted on 08/24/2005 4:56:20 AM PDT by jimbo123
WASHINGTON A Pentagon secret intelligence team identified 9/11 leader Mohamed Atta through a probe of blind Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman the mastermind of the first attempt to destroy the World Trade Center, it was revealed yesterday.
An outside contractor to the intelligence unit, code named Able Danger, has told congressional staffers Atta's name was discovered by a computer data-mining search of connections to Abdel-Rahman, the Muslim cleric in prison for inspiring the 1993 trade center bombing and a plot to blow up New York landmarks.
Contractor James D. Smith testified that a California researcher was later able to purchase Atta's photograph from an Islamic Web site, officials confirmed.
"[Data analyst J.D. Smith] found Atta by linkages not to immigration issues but to the mosque system," he said. "Basically [Atta] was associating with known radical clerics."
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Hello................ SeeBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, ..........
That was one of the things that bothered me after 9-11. Where did the FBI get all the pictures AND the historical timeline which they posted a couple of days after 9-11.
Testified where? To whom?
A Pentagon secret intelligence team identified 9/11 leader Mohamed Atta through a probe of blind Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman the mastermind of the first attempt to destroy the World Trade Center, it was revealed yesterday.
Senator Specter's congressional staff. They're preparing for hearings in September to try to give the 9/11 Committee some cover prior to their public meeting on 9/12. Ms. Gorlick and the 9/11 Committee don't want to be asked about Able Danger in their 9/12 meeting which is open to the public and will be televised on CSPAN. This is where these NY Post leaks are coming from.
If they linked Atta to the planners of the first WTC bombing, then they also linked him to Iraqi intelligence, which supported the logistics of the first WTC bombing.
Hell-o? Mainstream media?
So staffers are working on this matter this summer?
Ramsi Usef asked for asylum from what middle Eastern country when he slipped into NY and then made his way to the Brooklyn mosque?
What is Specter doing holding hearings on the 9/11 Commission?
Wouldn't that fall under Foreign Relations and not Judiciary?
Yep! I think that is the next bombshell to come out of Able Danger -- the link to Iraq; yet another reason why the 9/11 commission burried the information. They did not want the results of their commission to be used to justify the Iraq War, weather it was true or not. Looking forward to the upcoming hearings on this program.
Senate hearings in September. Their afraid of what might happen at the 9/11 Commission public meeting scheduled on 9/12/05 in Washington, DC. They're trying to protect Gorelick who is supposed to be a part of that meeting.
Could Rove be Joe McCarthy redux? Is this just a differant route to take to rid Washington of commies and socialist?
Exactly. Saddam gave sanctuary to one of the WTC I participants.
Thanks for posting jimbo123. JUMBO BUMP!
We had BETTER have open Congressional hearings in September. I will be so ticked off at our Republican congresscritters if they don't hit this hard when they return.
Good question. One might also wonder how the feds had all the info on OKC immediately afterwards and knew just who to pick up and who to ignore.
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