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SHOCKING REVELATIONS: US Government, Not Terrorists, Picked 9-11 Date

From the start, the Bush Administration has insisted that anything like the 'planes-as-weapons' scenario of 9-11 was 'unthinkable' before 9-11. That's a HUGE LIE!! On Sept. 11, 2001 they had a brand new counter-terror emergency response plan in place at the Pentagon for exactly that scenario, and had a counter-terror 'wargame' set to begin on exactly that scenario that very morning in the nation's capitol.
U.S. Government, Not Terrorists, Picked 9-11 Date
by BARBARA HONEGGER

From the start, the Bush Administration has insisted that anything like the 'planes-as-weapons' scenario of 9-11 was
'unthinkable' before 9-11.

That's a Huge Lie.

On Sept. 11, 2001 they had a brand new counter-terror emergency response plan in place at the Pentagon for exactly
that scenario, and had a counter-terror 'wargame' set to begin on exactly that scenario that very morning in the nation's
capitol.

This brief sets forth the growing reasons to believe that the date for the attack was not 'chosen' by the hijackers at all,
but that one of them learned that a counter-terror wargame/exercise simulating a scenario like the one that actually took
place on 9-11 was planned for that morning, and then 'piggybacked' the "real thing" on top of it.

Here are some of the critical 'burning data points':

1) Military aircraft had more than enough time - nearly three quarters of an hour -- to respond to and intercept the 9-11
Pentagon plane after all key decision makers were 100% certain the Twin Tower hits had been terrorist attacks and that
Flight 77 had also been hijacked, but didn't do so 'in time'.

This is beyond comprehension over the nation's capital unless some previous piece of information or mental set led
them to assume the Pentagon plane could not be a terrorist vehicle, or at least confuse them as to whether it was or
not.

If those looking on from inside the Pentagon as 9-11 unfolded believed flight 77 was, or might be, part of a "Red Team"
counter-terror exercise set for that very morning, it would explain the otherwise incompre- hensible delay, almost to the
point of paralysis, in effectively scrambling interceptors.

2) For the above to be the case, an actual counter-terrorist simulation/wargame/exercise had to have been planned for
that very morning, 9-11.

More specifically, it would have had to have been a counter-terrorist wargame involving the same or a very similar
scenario as what actually began to take place - i.e. a plane or planes crashing into a building or buildings in the
Washington, D.C. area.

3) The above, in fact, did happen. On Aug. 22, 2002 Associated Press ran the following story (version carried in
AirDisaster.com): "Top US Intelligence Agency was to simulate plane crash into gov't bldg. on September 11, 2001. U.S.
intgelli- gence agency was planning an exercise last Sept. 11 in which an errant aircraft would crash into one of its
buildings.

Full story at:  http://www.airdisaster.com/news/0802/22/news.shtml

4) After reading the above article about NRO's planned 9-11 exercise on a scenario similar to what actually happened
that morning, I was certain that the 'revelation' was a 'partial hangout' - i.e. that other federal agencies in the D.C. area,
both military and civilian, also had 'wargames' on the plane-into-building scenario scheduled for the morning of 9-11.

5) A search of the Washington Post and New York Times for the week after 9-11 revealed the following amazing facts,
which require the context provided by 3) and 4) above to be meaningful:

The Washington Post reported on 9/16/01 that the original pilot of Flight 77 that hit the Pentagon, former F-4 fighter pilot
Charles Burlingame had, in his last Navy job developing anti-terror strategies for the Navy before retiring to fly for
American Airlines, drafted the Pentagon's emergency response plan in case it was hit by a civilian airliner.

Also that, on the morning of 9-11, Pentagon medic Matt Rosenberg was in the health clinic on Corridor 8 "grateful for an
uninterrupted hour in which he could study a new medical emergency disaster plan based on the unlikely scenario of
an airplane crashing into the Pentagon."

Clearly, the disaster plan Rosenberg was reading just before Burlingame's plane hit the Navy Command Center was
part of the very plan Burlingame himself had put together.

Precisely what the above means in the context of the counter- terror 'wargame' planned for that very morning with the full
knowledge of key personnel in the military and CIA (NRO, the one agency which, so far, has acknowledged having a
plane-into-bldg. simulation on 9-11 is staffed by military and CIA personnel) is not yet clear, but one thing is certain. It is
absolutely and completely beyond coincidence.

6) With this new context, we can now see why the leak of the exact wording (not the fact of, which had already been
reported in the Washington Times two weeks after 9-11) of a Sept. 10, 2001 NSA intercept so worried and infuriated
Vice President Cheney that he demanded an FBI investigation of members of the House and Senate Intel Committee
Joint 9-11 investigation to determine who might have leaked it.

That key intercept between the leader of the the 9-11 hijackers, Mohammad Atta, and the 'mastermind' of the 9-11 plot,
Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, said: "The Match is about to begin. Tomorrow (i.e. 9-11) is zero hour." "Match", of course, is
what you would expect if the speaker were referring to his discovery of the date that the U.S. Gov't had selected to
conduct its counter-terror simulation/exercise on the scenario of plane(s) crashing into gov't buildings - one that was
about to turn very real when the terrorists 'piggybacked' their long-planned plot onto it.

On 9-10-02, Knight Ridder reported that U.S. intelligence officials now believe that in that critical "Match" call, Khalid
Sheikh Mohammed gave Atta coded approval for the four teams of hijackers to proceed.

On the contrary, given the new context in which this all finally begins to make sense, Atta was merely communicating to
his boss, or visa versa, the date that the U.S. gov't exercise was to take place. Bin al Shibh, Atta, and Mohammad didn't
'choose the date'. The U.S. Government did.

This also explains the choice of date for the attack, which was the date chosen for the 'emergency' preparedness
exercise. 9-11 is U.S. abbreviation for 'emergency', and that's precisely the kind of code name the military and intel
communities like to give their exercises.

Islamic radicals, rather, choose significant anniversary dates for their attacks - such as Aug. 7 for the twin bombings of
the U.S. embassies in Africa.

To bin Laden and his followers, Aug. 7 is their "Pearl Harbor" anniversary - the day U.S. troops, then under orders from
first President Bush's Secretary of Defense Cheney, landed in Saudi Arabia following Saddam Hussein's Aug. 2, 1990
invasion of Kuwait. I've checked ten years of back papers: Sept. 11 is not among the 'anniversary' dates for radical
Islamicists.

They didn't choose it. (President Bush is also keenly aware of Aug. 7 as the key 'anniversary' date in bin Laden's mind --
that's why he requested the one brief he was given before 9-11 on possible terror attacks on the U.S. mainland, held at
his Texas ranch, the day before -- Aug. 6, 2001).

7) We also now know why it was Vice President Cheney who was so upset that the content of the "Match" call was
made public.

Now, someone might figure out that it was he - having been charged by President Bush on May 8, 2001 (Time
magazine) to lead a high-level task force to identify the US's vulnerabilities to domestic terrorist attack and figure out
ways to fix them -- who was 'in charge' of the 'plane(s)-into-building(s)' counter-terror 'exercise' the morning of Sept. 11.

That's why he was in the White House Sit Room; and why President Bush kept reading to grammar school kids in
Florida long after he should have instantly broken it off to perform his emergency duties as Commander-in-Chief. The
reason was that Bush 'knew' - or thought he knew - that it was 'just a game.'

8) Finally, for all of this to 'work', the bad guys had to have at least one person among them who had fooled U.S.
intelligence into believing that he was 'one of us.'

That person, almost certainly, is Khalid Shaikh Muhammed -- the only person about whom all information is still
classified, even his name, even though reams have already been written about him in the open press. He is also the
only living 9-11 operative still at large. And for good reason.

Vice President Cheney, President Bush, CIA Director Tenet, CIA officer and chief of NRO's strategic gaming division for
their 9-11 'plane-into-building' exercise, John Fulton, and all the others who were so stupid as to risk thousands of
innocent American lives on the bet that their star 'informant', Khalid Sheikh Muhammed had really been 'turned' -- don't
want him to talk about what he knows.

And he knows a lot. On Sept. 10, 2002, Knight Ridder quoted a top U.N. counter-terror expert that Mohammad is
probably also the only person who has all the pieces to the 9-11 puzzle.

Not surprisingly, CIA Director Tenet has also classified all information about what President Bush, Vice President
Cheney, Condolezza Rice, and everyone else at the White House were told about Khalid Sheikh Muhammed.

9) It's time for the Joint House/Senate Intelligence Committee 9-11 investigation, and the future independent 9-11
investigation, to insist on any time, any where, on demand surprise searches of all Bush Admin. files on 9-11.

This, after all, is the Administration that insisted that anything like the 'planes as weapons' scenario of 9-11 was
'unthinkable' before 9-11. Right.

They had a brand new counter-terror emergency plan in place at the Pentagon for exactly that scenario, and had a
counter-terror 'wargame' set to begin on exactly that scenario that very morning. Just couldn't imagine.

Because putting together counter-terror exercises like the one that was to take place the morning of 9-11 in the nation's
capitol was precisely the right thing to do, the fact that everyone in the Administration from the President on down has
so completely lied about it shows that they have something terrible, indeed, to hide. In this brief, we've begun to discern
its shape.

P.S. Prof. John Arquilla, an information warfare and Special Operations expert at the Naval Postgraduate School, told
The Monterey Herald (7/18/02): "The idea of such an attack (like 9-11) was well known. It had been wargamed as a
possibility in exercises before Sept. 11, 2001."

The U.S. Government, Not the Hijackers, 'Chose'
the Date of the 9-11 Attacks
by Barbara Honegger

For more information, click here:  http://www.911pi.com/honneger.htm [People's Investigation of 9-11]


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The American Government was Behind 9-11 08.Dec.2002 03:25

9-11 America's Reichstag Fire

The American government was behind the 9-11 attacks themselves.

How else do you explain the fact that many of the 9-11 hijackers were (cough, cough) "allowed" to train at not only Florida flight schools but more importantly *SECURE* US military bases such as Maxwell Air force base in Alabama, Monterey Defense Institute in California, or and at a Florida airport (Venice) long connected to American military covert operations?


Isn't it strange...... 08.Dec.2002 17:02

Real Lefty...not one of those AGENTS

Isn't it strange how many "leftists" go around condemning "conspiracy theories" with robot consistency!
That's because the left is highly infiltrated by agents of the state.

Since the sixties, the establishment has vowed never to allow any movements to become successful again. So they started up COINTELPRO and started funding massive programs for intelligence operatives.

Under this cloaked fascist system the left is allowed to organize by the elite's rules only. When you step outside of the establishment left's box (Chomsky, FAIR, your local dogmatic peacenicks working through institutions like universities, etc.), you end up like Mumia, Malcolm X, or Judy Barry, or your local anarchist in prison for some trumped up charge). Hell, even if you are a successful peacenick....you end up like Martin Luther King Jr.

If you want to be safe from state repression, the key is to remain small, unsuccessful, and dogmatic in your tactics and preaching,.....and NEVER QUESTION THE UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES OF CAPITALIST "DEMOCRACY".

Reformists (defined by their serialized action; those 30 or 40 peacenicks standing outside of City Hall every week GETTING NOWHERE, never forming networks, never thinking big or idealistically, never questioning their Gurus like Chomsky, never becoming confrontational, always OBEYING the police and government officials [unless they are in a big action where confrontational anarchists are the real police targets and they feel safe sitting down in the street doing "civil disobedience"], never stepping outside of their middle-class mentalities, dismissing those who draw all the right connections about 9/11, dismissing those who call for a diversity of tactics) are always left alone!!

Question EVERYTHING, even your "comrades" when they go around dismissing evidence with labels and dogmatic retorts.

 http://questionsquestions.net/gatekeepers.html

links please 10.Dec.2002 15:56

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please provide a link for your claims that -

" The Washington Post reported on 9/16/01 that the original pilot of Flight 77 that hit the Pentagon, former F-4 fighter pilot
Charles Burlingame had, in his last Navy job developing anti-terror strategies for the Navy before retiring to fly for
American Airlines, drafted the Pentagon's emergency response plan in case it was hit by a civilian airliner.
Also that, on the morning of 9-11, Pentagon medic Matt Rosenberg was in the health clinic on Corridor 8 "grateful for an
uninterrupted hour in which he could study a new medical emergency disaster plan based on the unlikely scenario of
an airplane crashing into the Pentagon."

Also, what is meant by the "original" pilot?