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9/11 and Saudi Arabia

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    60 Minutes looked into the 28 redacted pages from the Joint Inquiry report.

    Was the Saudi Government complicit in 9/11, and/or should the pages be declassified as some are calling from?

    28 Pages

  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Yes and yes. Same as it ever was.

    I know why Bush (OK Cheney) whitewashed the connection, but I'm disappointed that Obama (and HILLARY!) have kept it buried.

    This isn't a great #longgame effort, BTW. Where you're going is too obvious.
  3. Doom and gloom

    Doom and gloom Active Member

    I'm already burned out by the Bushes for Laura's threatened endorsement of Hillary and Jeb's incompetent presidential campaign, so if it shows W and Cheney compromised us with ties to Saudi radicals, bring it on.
  4. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    This will be the least surprising surprise ever.
  5. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    So we allied with a govt that did have 9/11 connections to overthrow a govt with no connection. Brilliant.
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2016
  6. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    There was talk that there may have been a connection with a wealthy Saudi family in the Sarasota area (not far from the flight training school some of the attackers attended) that bolted the US two weeks before 9-11.

    New 9/11 records offer tantalizing puzzle pieces

    Yet they dovetail with the account of a counterintelligence source who has said investigators in 2001 found evidence — phone records and photographs of license plates snapped at the entrance to the al-Hijjis’ Sarasota-area neighborhood — that showed Mohamed Atta, other hijackers and former Broward resident and current al-Qaeda fugitive Adnan Shukrijumah had visited the al-Hijji home.
  7. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    There was a time when 60 Minutes would get the docs in question and not just talk about their existence. The show seems to have become a tool of lawyers looking for a payout, book publicists and people looking to rehab their public image. A shadow of itself.
    Stoney likes this.
  8. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    In the 1980s we allied with the mujahideen against a nation that was fighting the mujahideen.

    We're a fucking Geico commercial.

    "Support the wrong people and attack the wrong people. If you're America, it's what you do."
  9. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    We should have known that helping those Muslims out would really piss 'em off ...
  10. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Just the unintended consequences of Charlie Wilson's war.
  11. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    Chalk it up to another attempt at improving the system.
    YankeeFan likes this.
  12. Earthman

    Earthman Well-Known Member

    Made for one hell of a book though which made it all worth it.
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