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  • Able Danger warned of attack on USS Cole

    10/25/2005 1:41:43 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 48 replies · 2,729+ views
    Times Herald ^ | Oct 25 05 | KEITH PHUCAS
    NORRISTOWN - Senior Pentagon officials were warned not to let the USS Cole dock in Yemen two days before terrorists attacked the ship five years ago killing 17 sailors, according to Congressman Curt Weldon, who said the crucial intelligence was gleaned from the former secret defense operation, "Able Danger." Weldon, vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, revealed the information in a House speech last Wednesday evening that blasted the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA) attempts to discredit Army Reserve Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer, a DIA employee who worked as a liaison with the "Able Danger" team. In June, Shaffer...

    10/20/2005 12:13:46 PM PDT · by markedmannerf · 436 replies · 6,364+ views
    I cant wait!
  • 9/11 panel to single out FBI

    10/20/2005 9:47:58 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 52 replies · 1,116+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2005 | By Philip Shenon
    The members of the Sept. 11 commission will sharply criticize the Bush administration and Congress this week in a privately financed report expected to single out the FBI as having failed to act on many of the panel's recommendations to protect the nation from terrorist attack, members of the bipartisan panel and its staff said. They said the report, scheduled for release on Thursday by a private educational group created by the 10 former commissioners, will also criticize the White House for not doing enough to defend civil liberties and privacy rights as it expanded the government's surveillance powers after...