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9/11 CitizensWatch: Preparing Analysis of 9/11 Joint Inquiry Report


9/11 CitizensWatch is in the midst of a review of the nearly 900pp. Joint Inquiry Report on 9/11. We will be releasing this report some time in the coming weeks well in advance of 9/11/03.

In the meantime, with the assistance of avid 9/11 researchers, we have compiled a list of links that may prove useful for others interested in following some of the same leads CitizensWatch is following in an effort to understand what was declassifed and released in the report and what was left out and what may be hidden in the 28 pages of classified material.

Please feel free to offer you own comments or suggestions of trails to follow as we assemble our own analysis of the 9/11 Joint Inquiry Report.

- Kyle F. Hence, Co-founder, UnansweredQuestions.Org/ 9/11 Citizen's Watch

See 9/11 Report here (text version):

Or below…


Table of Contents:

1) FBI's diversion?- 9/11 Funds Traced to Pakistan Accounts
2) 9/11 Suspect met Saudi Friends of Bush
3) Grossly underreported (and seemingly ignored by 9/11 Report) Link between Pakistani ISI and lead hijacker Mahmud Atta:
4) 9/11 Report - The real Saudi Ties are U.S. Ties
5) Additional Stories by 9/11 researcher 'Ewing' posted at
6) The President Exempts Gays from Marriage, Saudis from Guilt
7) Former White House Counsel John Dean on 9/11 Report (previously circulated by CW)

- Thanks to Allan Duncan, Nico Haupt and countless fellow researchers for their unrelenting efforts to learn the truth behind 9/11.


1) FBI's diversion?- 9/11 Funds Traced to Pakistan Accounts

- The FBI conducted a detailed financial investigation/analysis of the19 hijackers and their support network, following the September 11th attacks. This investigation initially identified the Al Qa'ida funding sources of the 19 hijackers in the UAE and Germany. The financial investigation also provided the first links between Ramzi Binalshibh and the 9/11 operation. A continuing investigation, in coordination with the PENTTBOMB Team, has traced the origin of the funding of 9/11 back to financial accounts in Pakistan, where high-ranking and well-known Al Qa'ida operatives played a major role in moving the money forward, eventually into the hands of the hijackers located in the U.S [emphasis mine].

Excerpt from testimony by John S. Pistole, Deputy Assistant Director Counterterrorism Division, FBI:

Federal Document Clearing House Congressional Testimony - Senate Governmental Affairs hearing on Terrorism Financing July 31, 2003 Thursday "Terrorism Financing: Origination, Organization, and Prevention"

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2) 9/11 Suspect met Saudi Friends of Bush

Note paragraphs at the conclusion of article excerpted below:,1282,-2980148,00.html

9/11 Report Suggests Saudi Links

Photo: George Bush, here with Crown Prince Abdullah

"...FBI officials obtained information about (Osama) Basnan, who was charged with visa violations after Sept. 11 and eventually sent back to Saudi Arabia, "clearly indicating that Basnan is an extremist and bin Laden supporter," the congressional report concludes.

In a classified section of the report, congressional investigators also trace his movements after Sept. 11, raising the possibility he went to Houston to meet with a Saudi figure with intelligence ties who had come with royal family members when they met with President Bush in Texas..."

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3) Grossly underreported (and seemingly ignored by 9/11 Report) Link between Pakistani ISI and lead hijacker Mahmud Atta:

Times of India has recently revisited it story on links between the Pakistani Intelligence service (ISI) and the hijacker Atta:

"...The Times of India first reported on October 10, 2001 that India told the US that some $100,000 had been wired to the leader of the hijackers, Mahmud Atta, by British-born terrorist Ahmad Saeed Umar Sheikh.

Indian authorities also told the US that the trail led back from Sheikh to the then chief of ISI, Lt Gen Mahmud Ahmad who was subsequently forced to retire by Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf...."

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4) 9/11 Report - The real Saudi Ties are U.S. Ties

The Real Saudi Ties are U.S. Ties

By Ewing 2001 -

On Monday, President Bush acted against the wishes of Saudi Arabia and a number of U.S. lawmakers, deciding not to declassify the now notorious missing 28 pages in the 9/11 Report.

"It would reveal sources and methods" (President Bush)

It is believed these pages might point to specific foreign sponsorship of the September 11th, 2001 attacks.

Bush seems to be less concerned with national security--the only legitimate reason for censorship--and more concerned with not providing lawmakers and journalists information that might lead them to a sobering question: What if the "Saudi ties" are in reality homegrown?

If Saudi ties find their knot in the U.S. then all current questions must be changed. No longer do we ask why the Saudi information is still classified, but which Saudi ties can be traced back to the United States? And who forced the classification? Who are these suspects President Bush is so scared to have mentioned?

Maybe they haven't been blacked out in the 9/11 Report, but "somewhere" else?

Here are some suggestions of which "Saudi" suspects should be asked first....

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5) Additional Stories by 9/11 researcher 'Ewing':

Second Trial on "Hamburg Cell" -More "Ignored" Warnings

Another Missing Link- German Intelligence observed "Hamburg-Cell" prior Sep11th: "Shockingly, the F.B.I. legal attaché in Germany did not recall getting information about Darkazanli and Zammar from either the German government or the C.I.A. before 9/11."

Mzoudi signed Atta's "last will"

9/11 Report - The real Saudi Ties are U.S. Ties

Censored in 911 Report: The Case Zacarias Moussaoui

911Report- The unnamed "assistants" in San Diego Update: The "unknown Imam"

"The Strange Falls Church Pattern"

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6) The President Exempts Gays from Marriage, Saudis from Guilt


The President Exempts Gays from Marriage, Saudis from Guilt Web Log Friday, August 1, 2003 by Greg Palast

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7) Former White House Counsel John Dean on 9/11 Report

The 9/11 Report Raises More Serious Questions About The White House Statements On Intelligence

Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2003

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**** ENDS ****

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