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9.11 investigation

Background on Porter Goss, Bush's New CIA Chief

During the Sep11th week, it was Porter Goss, together with Bob Graham, who met with the head of Pakistan Secret Service, ISI, who was already in the U.S. before the attacks. The reason for this meeting was never disclosed.

The story never became political issue in U.S. Media
Representative Porter Goss (R-Florida)
Representative Porter Goss (R-Florida)
Bush to Name Florida's Porter Goss as CIA Chief

Bloomberg -June 24

June 24 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush intends to name U.S. Representative Porter Goss, a former intelligence officer, as the new head of the Central Intelligence Agency, a Bush administration official said.

Goss, 65, will take over the intelligence agency from George Tenet, who announced his resignation on June 3, the official, who spoke on the condition he not be identified, said...

The Florida Republican was a clandestine CIA officer for a decade before he entering politics in 1974 by running for local office in Sanibel Florida. He was elected to the House in 1988 and is chairman of the House Select Committee on Intelligence. Calls to Goss's office weren't immediately returned.

The Breakfast meeting with the ISI
from "GlobalResearch.ca

On the morning of September 11, Pakistan's Chief Spy General Mahmoud Ahmad, the alleged "money-man" behind the 9-11 hijackers, was at a breakfast meeting on Capitol Hill hosted by Senator Bob Graham and Rep. Porter Goss, the chairmen of the Senate and House Intelligence committees.

"When the news [of the attacks on the World Trade Center] came, the two Florida lawmakers who lead the House and Senate intelligence committees were having breakfast with the head of the Pakistani intelligence service. Rep. Porter Goss, R-Sanibel, Sen. Bob Graham and other members of the House Intelligence Committee were talking about terrorism issues with the Pakistani official when a member of Goss' staff handed a note to Goss, who handed it to Graham. "We were talking about terrorism, specifically terrorism generated from Afghanistan," Graham said.

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This is hot 28.Jun.2004 21:05

reader

It is definitely worth following the link to the main story. The passage there from a Sept 10 2001 Pakistani newspaper is VERY interesting. The Pakistani General Ahmad who was meeting with Goss and Graham on 911 had become head of the ISI when Gen Pervez Musharraf overthrew Nawaz Sharif, the democratically elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, in October 1999. Put these facts together with Clinton's recent autobiography, which finally officially confirms the rumors that Sharif and Clinton were working on putting together a commando team to go into Afghanistan and capture or kill Bin Laden at the time of the coup, and that Musharraf and Ahmad immediately cancelled the operation...

Goss as Bush spokesman 13.Aug.2004 12:00

dbrett

During the time Goss was "campaigning" for the office of CIA director he served as a spokesman of sorts for the Bush/Cheney 2004 campaign. He even wrote a speech attacking a Kerry speach for Bush's website. And during the Valerie Plame/Joseph Wilson scandel brushed off the fact that her name and status as a CIA operative was revealed to Robert Novak by White House officials. Probably not the most nonpartisian candidate for the job.