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Get Ready for a Limited Hangout on the 9-11 "Investigation"

As exemplified by this report below, the American Media is already preparing public opinion that will try to present the final report on the 9-11 attacks as some kind of "hard-hitting" report filled with "explosive revelations." This is bullshit. What you will see is a Limited Hangout, a set of limited revelations which help to cover up the real crimes involved. For instance, you will see nothing in the report about the DELIBERATE STANDDOWN of US Air Defenses on 9-11, an analysis of the Twin Towers collapse, the suprising lack of aircraft debris at the Pentagon crash, the fact that the USA had told other countries it was planning to invade and attack Afghanistan BEFORE 9-11 even happened, the unusually high volume of insider trading on stock options for United/America Airlines, and most damning of all, the FACT that some of the 9-11 Hijackers trained at US military airbases or CIA cutouts in Florida, not to mention the long and proud history of AMERICAN SPONSORSHIP OF ISLAMICIST TERRORISM for the past decade in the Balkans.
U.S. report on 9/11 to be ' explosive'

The report will show that top Bush administration officials were warned in the summer of 2001 that the al Qaeda terrorist network had plans to hijack aircraft and launch a ``spectacular attack.''

BY FRANK DAVIES
 fdavies@herald.com

07/10/03 (Miami Herald) WASHINGTON - A long-awaited final report on the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks will be released in the next two weeks, containing new information about U.S. government mistakes and Saudi financing of terrorists.

Former Rep. Tim Roemer, who served on the House Intelligence Committee and who has read the report, said it will be ''highly explosive'' when it becomes public.

The staff director for the congressional investigation that produced the 800-page report, Eleanor Hill, said Wednesday that several lengthy battles with the Bush administration over how much secret data to declassify have been resolved.

She expects the document to go to the Government Printing Office late this week and then be made public about a week later.

''It's compelling and galvanizing and will refocus the public's attention on Sept. 11,'' predicted Roemer, an Indiana Democrat. ``Certain mistakes, errors and gaps in the system will be made clear.''

Roemer, who is also a member of the independent commission on Sept. 11, would not discuss details of the report. He said he expects the public report to be a compromise between intelligence officials who wanted to hold back data and congressional leaders and staffers who pressed for more disclosure.

A source familiar with the investigation, speaking on condition of anonymity, cited two ''sensitive areas'' of the report that will command public attention:

More information on ties between the Saudi royal family, government officials and terrorists. The FBI may have mishandled an investigation into how two of the Sept. 11 hijackers received aid from Saudi groups and individuals.

John Lehman, a member of the independent commission, said at a hearing Wednesday: ``There's little doubt that much of the funding of terrorist groups -- whether intentional or unintentional -- is coming from Saudi sources.''

A coherent narrative of intelligence warnings, some of them ignored or not shared with other agencies, before the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

WARNING IN 2001

The report will show that top Bush administration officials were warned in the summer of 2001 that the al Qaeda terrorist network had plans to hijack aircraft and launch a ``spectacular attack.''

Hill would not discuss details of the report, but said it will contain ''new information'' about revelations made last year, when the joint House-Senate investigation held nine public hearings and 13 closed sessions.

The final report was completed in December. Since then a working group of Bush administration intelligence officials has ''scrubbed'' the report, objecting to additional public disclosures.

PUSH FOR DISCLOSURE

The two chairmen from Florida who oversaw the investigation, Sen. Bob Graham and Rep. Porter Goss of Sanibel, have pushed for months for more disclosure.

Graham, a Democrat running for president, has said the administration was using the excuse of national security to block ''embarrassments'' by the government.

Goss blamed the declassification battle on traditional resistance from intelligence officials.

The report will contain chunks of missing type or ''redactions'' to show where information was withheld, Hill said.

Roemer called the report a ``well-written narrative that will be summer reading for adults the way Harry Potter is for kids.''

WIDER PROBE

The 10 members of the independent National Commission on Terrorist Attacks and its staff have had the report for several months and are using it in their more wide-ranging investigation.

The congressional investigation focused on intelligence before and after Sept. 11, while the independent commission's broad mandate includes immigration, airline safety and congressional oversight of counterterrorism.

The commission's two leaders, Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, complained this week that federal departments were slow in turning over documents needed for their investigation


Copyright: The Miami Herald

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Give me a break 10.Jul.2003 22:30

Eddie

Well, it sure is a good thing we have people like you (conspiracy-gullible web surfers) to tell us what really happened.


> you will see nothing in the report about the DELIBERATE STANDDOWN of US Air Defenses on 9-11

Yea right. Like you've read the report. My prediction is that we will read about this (non a deliberate standdown, but overly cautious and confused decision making)


> an analysis of the Twin Towers collapse,

This has already been done. Read the ASCE/FEMA study.


> the suprising lack of aircraft debris at the Pentagon crash, the fact that the USA had told other countries it was planning to invade and attack Afghanistan BEFORE 9-11 even happened,

Cite your sources


> the unusually high volume of insider trading on stock options for United/America Airlines

Yea right. FYI, insider trading is when a corporate insider (or agent acting for that insider) trades the stock. I do hope they discuss this in the report. All we know now are rumors.


> and most damning of all, the FACT that some of the 9-11 Hijackers trained at US military airbases or CIA cutouts in Florida,

What BS. Cite your source.


> not to mention the long and proud history of AMERICAN SPONSORSHIP OF ISLAMICIST TERRORISM for the past decade in the Balkans.

Way to obfuscate and oversimplify a more complicated situation. And if you're going there, be sure to mention the rest of NATO.

Eddie the Smug 11.Jul.2003 00:08

John A. McCurdy

RE: Eddie the Smug,

I just happened to be stopping by on my evening media round-up of relevant 9/11 material from up here in Canada and happened to read your smug attack on the author of the above post. Let me say - first off - that the world is full of arm chair critics like yourself. I've read hundreds of righteous and assuming jibes that the one you have typed for us here.

All I can say is you must either be extremely naive (a rather common trait among Leftists) or willfully blind (a common trait among Liberals claiming the corporate or academic ladder) or just new to the world of Indymedia and "Deep Politics."

Every claim made in the above post can be supported by rational arguments and a wealth of material, most of which is available on-line. Perhaps you should avail yourself of it - the author of the above post is not responsible for your education - that's a personal job each of us has to undertake in a world in which lies are the order of the day. No one can do your thinking for you.

But just this once I'll condend to spoon feed you your 9/11 skeptic - 9/11 complicity counternarrative diet, as I happen to be quite knowledgeable on the matter.

The best defense of the alternative 9/11 position has been forwarded by Nafeez Mosadeeq Ahmed in his The War on Freedom: How and Why America Was Attacked, September 11, 2001. I have yet to see a single critic take the arguments and evidence in this book seriously. Others include Michael C. Ruppert's Canadian lecture "The Truth and Lies of 9/11." The transcript is available through Terry Burrows' Citizen's Audio Tapes in Toronto, ON. You might want to consider Gore Vidal's argument in Dreaming War as well - published by Nation Books in the fall of 2002. Furthermore, Michel Chossudovsky's War and Globalization, published by Global Outlook in Canada, is a reasonably good introduction to the question of what really happened on 9/11 and why.

Here is a list of some of the key websites you might wish to investigate in order to better educate yourself and others about what really happened on 9/11, but I must warn you of this: with knowledge of "the truth" comes not only sober thinking and responsibilty, but also fear and despair, if you are not already a strong and stable individual. That being said, the desert of the real awaits you, if you're ready to do the work of your own thinking.

John A. McCurdy
Former editor, Hamilton Public Inquiry Into Sept. 11
Hamilton, Canada

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SELECTIVE 9/11 RESEARCH LINKS

9/11 - CURRENT - GOVERNMENTAL

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
 http://intelligence.house.gov/

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
 http://www.9-11commission.gov/

9/11 - CURRENT - INDEPENDENT RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS

Center for Cooperative Research - Complete 9/11 Timeline
 http://www.cooperativeresearch.org/timeline/

Info Wars - Alex Jones
 http://www.infowars.com/resources.html

9/11 Citizen's Watch
 http://911citizenswatch.org/

9/11 - Who and Why? - 9/11.co.uk
 http://www.9-11.co.uk/

The People's Investigation of 9/11
 http://www.911pi.com/

Will Thomas
 http://www.willthomas.net/

Unanswered Questions - 9/11 Truth Alliance
 http://www.unansweredquestions.org/alliance/

Unanswered Questions - Sept 11: Unanswered Questions (Malcontentx)
 http://www.communitycurrency.org/MainIndexMX.html

Unanswered Questions - Thinking For Ourselves
 http://www.unansweredquestions.org/

What Really Happened - The 9/11 Navbar
 http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/911_navbar.htm

Yahoo Groups - War on Freedom
 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WarOnFreedom/

9/11 - PAST INDEPENDENT RESEARCH/ORGANIZATIONS

American State Terrorism
 http://www.americanstateterrorism.com/

Bush Occupation - Why is Bush Blocking a Public 9/11 Investigation?
 http://www.bushoccupation.com/welcolumn.html

Hamilton Public Inquiry Into Sept. 11
 http://www.flora.org/911-inquiry/

9/11 - Initial Reaction
 http://www.robert-fisk.com/911_initial_reaction.htm

9/11 Skeptics Unite
 http://www.osamaskidneys.com/main.html

People & Planet Friendly Events - Daring to Ask
 http://www.planetfriendly.net/deception.html

Questions, Questions - 9/11
 http://www.questionsquestions.net/topics/qq_911.html

Ratical - John Judge
 http://www.ratical.org/ratville/JFK/JohnJudge/911analysis.html

Serendipity - The World Trade Center Demolition & the War on Terrorism
 http://www.serendipity.li/wtc.html

Unanswered Questions - America's New Pearl Harbor?
 http://www.questionsquestions.net/pearl_harbor.html

ALTERNATIVE MEDIA - GENERAL RESEARCH

Center for an Informed America
 http://davesweb.cnchost.com/index.htm

Center for Cooperative Research
 http://www.cooperativeresearch.org/index2.html

Centre for Research on Globalization
 http://www.globalresearch.ca/

Community Currency
 http://www.communitycurrency.org/

Democrats.com
 http://www.democrats.com/

The Emperor's New Clothes
 http://emperors-clothes.com/

Fallout Shelter News
 http://falloutshelternews.com/indexnormal.html

From the Wilderness Publications
 http://www.fromthewilderness.com

From the Wilderness Publications (Mirror Site)
 http://www.copvcia.com

Honest News Sources
 http://free.freespeech.org/americanstateterrorism/HonestNews.html

Human Underground - Anatomy of a Clampdown
 http://www.humanunderground.com/anatomy02.html

IMC - San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center
 http://sf.indymedia.org/

Jihad Unspun
 http://www.jihadunspun.net/home.php

Robert Lederman
 http://baltech.org/lederman/

Media Monitors Network
 http://nafeez.mediamonitors.net/

The Narco News Bulletin
 http://www.narconews.com/

Propaganda Matrix
 http://propagandamatrix.com

Project Censored
 http://www.projectcensored.org/

Questions, Questions - A review of independent perspectives on current events

 http://www.questionsquestions.net/

Serendipity
 http://www.serendipity.li/

Tetrahedron, LLC (Dr. Len Horowitz)
 http://www.tetrahedron.org/

Truthout
 http://truthout.com/

What Really Happened
 http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/

Eddie is a PR spook 11.Jul.2003 23:06

Yes he is.

He infests the boards at LA doing spin control for depleted uranium, the 19 alledged 'arab' high jackers or anything
else that needs spin. check it out yourself.