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Sep 11th, 2013


Tribute to the Victims and Heroes of 9/11

Amazing Grace 9/11

America Grieves

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Related posts on this site

9/11 — Tenth Anniversary (Sept. 11, 2011)

9/11 — Nine Years After (Sept. 11, 2010)

9/11 — Eight Years After (Sept. 11, 2009)

9/11 — Seven Years (Sept. 11, 2008)

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Related interest

‘The Attacks Will Be Spectacular’

An exclusive look at how the Bush administration ignored this warning from the CIA three months before 9/11, along with others that were far more detailed than previously revealed.

By Chris Whipple
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November 12, 2015

“Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.” The CIA’s famous Presidential Daily Brief, presented to George W. Bush on August 6, 2001, has always been Exhibit A in the case that his administration shrugged off warnings of an Al Qaeda attack. But months earlier, starting in the spring of 2001, the CIA repeatedly and urgently began to warn the White House that an attack was coming.

By May of 2001, says Cofer Black, then chief of the CIA’s counterterrorism center, “it was very evident that we were going to be struck, we were gonna be struck hard and lots of Americans were going to die.” …

Read the full story at Politico

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