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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...17/04 5:25 PM Page ix Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page x Thomas H. Kean chair Richard Ben-Veniste Fred F . Fielding Jamie S. Gorelick Slade Go... ...age our fellow citizens to study, reflect—and act. xviii PREFACE Thomas H. Kean chair Lee H. Hamilton vice chair Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:26 PM Page ... ...,Atta was selected by a com- puterized prescreening system known as CAPPS (Computer Assisted Passen- ger Prescreening System), created to identify pas... ... of Boston Center instructed his quality assurance specialist to “pull the tape” of the radio transmission, listen to it closely, and report back. 110... ...l there? New England Region:Y es, I am. Boston Center: . . . as far as the tape, Bobby seemed to think the guy said that “we have planes.” Now, I don’... ...financial committee, a political committee, and a com- mittee in charge of media affairs and propaganda. It also had an Advisory Coun- cil (Shura) mad... ... weapons-grade uranium.After a number of contacts were made through inter- mediaries, the officer set the price at $1.5 million, which did not deter B... ...ary 1993 attack on the World Trade Center. The casing team also included a computer expert whose write-ups were reviewed by al Qaeda leaders. 83 The t... ...tead, the United States kept the money Pakistan paid for the F-16s to fund storage of the aircraft. Mean- while, Pakistani pilots were crashing and dy...

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