New claims by the “20th hijacker” Zacarias Moussaoui of Saudi Arabian involvement in financing the 9/11 attacks have increased pressure on the intelligence community to release the 28 redacted pages of the Joint Congressional Inquiry into the September 11th attacks.
Wilshire’s role in the deliberate withholding of information from the FBI about Pentagon hijackers Khalid Almihdhar and Nawaf Alhazmi makes his presence in the Moussaoui case alarming. This case was a significant stimulus for the reform of the US intelligence community. Without knowing what actually happened and why, we have no way of judging whether those reforms were warranted and appropriate. Perhaps it would have been better to fire those who performed badly, instead of promoting them.
“A decade after the attacks of 9/11, questions remain about who was involved in the terror plot against America. As we show in this program, there are compelling reasons to continue to investigate the largest attack on American soil and the secrets of 9/11.”
“I first became deeply interested in 9/11 in May 2002, when a series of stories appeared suggesting that the Bush administration had received more warning before 9/11 than they had admitted. First, it was revealed that one month before 9/11, President Bush had received a memo entitled “Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.” Next, […]
If WikiLeaks had been around in 2001, could the events of 9/11 have been prevented? The idea is worth considering. The organization has drawn both high praise and searing criticism for its mission of publishing leaked documents without revealing their source, but we suspect the world hasn’t yet fully seen its potential. Let us explain. […]