UQ Wire: The Secret History Of Mohamed Atta
The Secret History Of Mohamed Atta
U.S. Didn't Need Able Danger To Locate Terrorist Ringleader
FEB 21 2006 - Venice, FL.
by Daniel Hopsicker
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The MadCowMorningNews today released an exclusive 19-minute video interview (click for video - http://www.madcowprod.com/clip1.html) refuting sworn testimony given by a Pentagon official last week at the Able Danger hearing, who said the U.S. had not identified Mohamed Atta prior to 9/11.
The Pentagon’s state-of-the-art data mining capabilities, testified Under Secretary of Defense Stephen Cambone, have determined there was no information about hijacker Atta resident in U.S. databases from before 9/11.
At least 6 million people know different. Unfortunately they live in Germany...
Germany’s Der Bild (see picture above) the largest circulation (6,000,000)newspaper in the world, reported on revelations from an interview with Amanda Keller, Atta’s erstwhile American girlfriend, in "Welcome to TERRORLAND," making it clear that the hijackers weren’t hiding—not even in plain sight—before the attack.
The "sue me sue you" blues means you're doing something right
In fact, they weren’t hiding at all.
But what has been hiding is any willingness on the part of the major media to report honestly the true story of the terrorists who lived in our midst. Der Bild’s report about the terrorist cadre’s activities in Venice Florida from “Welcome to TERRORLAND” covers a story American newspapers are too afraid to touch.
Depositions get underway in Naples this week in the defamation lawsuit brought by a German pilot, convicted there of smuggling, who then came to America and--what a surprise!--"hung out" with Mohamed Atta.
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How to turn 43 pounds of heroin into "conspiracy theory"
The almost-complete post-9/11 embargo on sensitive information illustrates the lengths authorities have gone to suppress, sanitize, and remove from the historical record crucial evidence about what really happened inimical to the 'official story.'
They especially don't want nosy reporters uncovering and reporting on this amazing fact: During the same month that Atta and his bodyguard Marwan Al-Shehhi began flying lessons at Huffman Aviation, (July, 2000) flight school owner Wally Hilliard’s Lear jet was seized on the runway of Orlando Executive Airport by DEA agents who found 43-pounds of heroin onboard.
This is not “conspiracy theory.”
This is conspiracy fact. A story in the August 2, 2000 Orlando Sentinel, for example, labeled the bust “the biggest drug seizure in central Florida history.” 43 pounds of heroin is known in the drug trade as “heavy weight.”
Maybe that’s another reason we’re being sued.
Nothing to see here, folks. Move along
The ranks of U.S. Government Agencies with unacknowledged awareness of Mohamed Atta’s pre-9/11 activities in the U.S. have been steadily swelling.
The DEA had the Venice Airport under 24-hour surveillance before 9/11, to cite one example. They filmed everyone who entering or exiting the Airport from a camera installed in an apartment across the street, according to a prominent business owner at the Airport.
So the DEA could have saved the Pentagon the trouble of using their “state-of-the-art data mining capabilities” to discover that, to nobody’s surprise, that “nobody knew nuthin.’”
They have chosen not to, apparently. Nor are they alone in their silence…
The FBI knew about Atta’s presence in the U.S. as well. For example, the FBI began scouring Venice, FL and environs looking for Amanda Keller the day after the 9/11 attack. They located her almost immediately.
So they presumably know all about both Atta’s drug use AND his German associates, two of whom flew in to Key West in February 2001 to meet with him. It’s a little funny that they’ve never told the American people anything about it.
Not funny ha-ha. Funny strange.
The FBI also claims that they've been unable to figure out where Mohamed Atta was living between January and May of 2001. But numerous eyewitnesses told them where Atta had been living, so the real question becomes:
Why are they lying?
"These guys had money flowing out their ass," Amanda Keller recalled in our interview. "They never seemed to run out of money. They had massive supplies of cocaine. Whenever they’d run out, they’d go over to the flight school. I followed them one day with Sabrina (another German friend of Atta's) to see where they were going, and saw them go into Florida Flight Training."
The Florida Flight Training Center is owned by Arne Kruithof, one of the two 'Magic Dutch Boys' who run flight schools at the Venice Airport. The other is Rudi Dekkers, who has not been charged with any 9/11-related crime as yet, at least that we're aware of.
Rudi currently makes frequent charter flights down and back to Columbia, we're told. Could those two facts be somehow related?
Of course they could.
Who do I see about getting a 'green light' from the DEA?
Evidence of the sinister currents swirling around the Venice Airport is the testimony of eyewitnesses who were there who state that Rudi Dekkers was in trouble with the DEA… as far back as the mid-1990's.
This may explain a suspicious circumstance which has provoked much speculation in the aviation community: How did Dekkers, all of whose various businesses have utterly failed, somehow still manage to live in a $2.5 million mansion in a private gated community?
If the Hilliard/Dekkers operation had a 'green light' from the DEA at the Venice Airport, perhaps that would explain the "rumor" that Dekkers had other sources of income.
We learned of the mysterious "Green Light from the DEA" because of a controversy at the Lynchburg, VA Airport. A big government contract was inexplicably awarded to a non-existent dummy front company which authorities said had been “housed” inside Huffman Aviation at the Venice Airport, even though no one there had every heard of it.
"No one here had ever heard of Britannia Aviation before," one told us. "And this is a very small airport."
Venice aviation executives professed amazement. After calling a DEA source, this aviation executive told us, to ask what he knew about Britannia Aviation, “all hell broke loose.”
"This guy got all excited as soon as I asked," the executive stated. "He immediately wanted to know why I was so interested in Britannia. Finally he reluctantly told me that Britannia had a 'green light' from the DEA at the Venice Airport, whatever that means. He also said the local Venice Police Department (which has mounted round-the-clock patrols at the Airport since Sept 11) had been warned to leave them alone."
The FBI has no "green lights." Just miles of Florsheim shoes.
Indications that the FBI also has "guilty knowledge" about Atta were everywhere in the aftermath of the attack. Especially suspicious was the widely-reported fact that the FBI was at Huffman Aviation with search warrants at 2.30 a.m. the night after the attack. Turns out, the FBI was on the scene even earlier than that...
"How do you think the FBI got here (Huffman Aviation) so fast after the attack?" asked one Huffman Aviation insider. "They knew what was going on here. Hell, they were parked in a white van outside my house less than four hours after the buildings collapsed."
"We heard that 16 of the 19 terrorists had been on Interpol's Most Wanted list," this aviation executive continued. "But early on I gleaned that these guys had Government protection. They were let into this country for a specific purpose. It was a business deal."
"The FBI Knew Terrorists Were Using Flight Schools," read a Washington Post headline one week after the attack. "Federal authorities have been aware for years that suspected terrorists with ties to Osama bin Laden were receiving flight training at schools in the United States," the article stated.
What they left unanswered was why they did nothing to shut it down.
The explosive charges inside WTC7 were placed there by remote control
Authorities will apparently not be satisfied until there's nothing left between the official story, on the one hand, and odd-ball Internet fables about alien Spiders from Mars zapping the World Trade Center (to get it to fall, don't you know) and the Pentagon (because that wasn't an airplane dozens of eyewitnesses saw.)
The Washington Post’s story on last week’s Able Danger hearing even indicated that the very idea that the U.S. Government was aware of Atta's presence before 9/11 was not just preposterous... but insensitive...
Maybe even downright evil.
It “tugged at the heartstrings of people who want to believe that the government could have done something to prevent the attack,” the Post sniffed disapprovingly.
La plus ca change.
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