Keywords: Able Danger.
If you dip into the blogosphere at all, you’re probably already aware of this.
In any case, Captain Ed has the 9/11 Commission’s fall into abject disrepute well documented.
If you do not already know that Muhammed Atta was identified in the US as a member of an al-Qaeda cell by 1999; and especially if you do not know the 9/11 Commission was informed of this but did not report on it – this is a must read.
If you do know this history, the chronology and detail is still very useful.
In any case, we clearly need an investigation of the 9/11 Commission and especially of Jamie Gorelick – the Clinton Administration Justice Department lawyer – who created a wall between, and among, our intelligence services that prevented the Atta information from being shared. Gorelick, you may recall, also served as a member of the 9/11 Commission..
While we’re at it, I’d like a final word on what top secret documents Sandy Berger contemporaneously stuffed into his skivvies.
Conspiracy theories are not my thing, but if this isn’t openly investigated I’ll be seriously wondering.