somebody The Historic_Mission of Independent, bipartisan commission(9/11_commission):-

To prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and response to the attacks, as well as recommendations to prevent future attacks.
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August 2003: The Intelligence Wars:-

'the “buck” stops nowhere;
i.e., that no single official, not the Director of Central Intelligence, nor the Secretary of Defense, nor the Secretary of Homeland Security, is “in charge” of American intelligence collection;'

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Definition:- August 2003

Nearly two years after 911,

i.e. September 11, 2001.
somebody 9/11 commission to quiz Bush, Cheney

A Joint, private testimony at the White House

The commission had originally sought separate testimony from the president and vice president. But the White House later insisted they would appear together, prompting critics to suggest that the White House wanted to make sure they kept their story straight.

Their testimony will not be under oath, but White House press secretary Scott McClellan said they will "tell it exactly how it happened."

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iJun032004 Man Told FBI of Al Qaeda Training in 2000 - Reports

1 hour, 8 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A year and a half before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a British Muslim told the FBI that he was trained to be a hijacker for Osama bin Laden and was in the United States to carry out attacks, NBC News and The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

Jun032004 9/11 Kin Upset Hijacker-In-Training Freed

2 hours, 4 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - Relatives of Sept. 11 victims are upset that authorities didn't act more forcefully when a man told the FBI in 2000 that he'd been trained as a hijacker for Osama bin Laden

iJun162004 9/11 Panel Says Iraq Rebuffed Bin Laden

19 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - The commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks found "no credible evidence" of a link between Iraq and al-Qaida in attacks against the United States, contradicting President Bush's assertion that such a connection was among the reasons it was necessary to topple Saddam Hussein

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Sept. 11 panel:

iJun162004 9/11 panel sees no link between Iraq, al-Qaida

Commission opens final hearing before release of report

June 16: Douglas MacEachin, a staff member of the Sept. 11 commission, testifies there is "no credible evidence" that Iraq cooperated with al-Qaida in the plot against the United States.

iJun162004 White House Statements on Iraq, al-Qaida

Wed Jun 16, 6:58 PM ET

Comments by President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice alleging links between al-Qaida and Iraq under Saddam Hussein

iJun162004 Cheney Won't Back Down on Saddam-Qaeda Links -Aides

Wed Jun 16, 9:14 PM ET

Jun172004 Bush takes issue with 9/11 panel on
Iraq-al-Qaida link

President insists ‘there was a relationship’

June 17, 2004

WASHINGTON - President Bush on Thursday disputed the Sept. 11 commission's finding that there was no "collaborative relationship" between Saddam Hussein and the al-Qaida terrorist network

iJun192004 PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: Credibility gap


THE BIPARTISAN COMMISSION investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has punctured a persistent myth that President George W. Bush has cultivated to justify the war in Iraq: that there was a working relationship between al-Qaida and Iraq.


f Mr. Bush wants to build support for the difficult occupation of Iraq and, if he seeks to inspire trust at home and abroad for the war on terrorism, he should start by making sure he is getting the right facts and getting the facts right.
somebody 9/11 Panel Invites Cheney to Give Evidence

2 hours, 52 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - Nearing the end of its work, the Sept. 11 commission is inviting Vice President Dick Cheney to provide any evidence he has that would show links between al-Qaida and Iraq under Saddam Hussein, a panel member said Saturday.

The_Missing_Dot The Appropriate_Relationship -

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Cheney Had No New Data on Saddam, Al Qaeda-Panel

2 hours, 40 minutes ago


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Sept. 11 commission, which reported no collaborative links between Iraq and al Qaeda, said on Tuesday that Vice President Dick Cheney had no more information than commission investigators to support his later assertions to the contrary.
18 minutes ago US 9/11 commission registers disagreement with White House


WASHINGTON (AFP) - A US commission probing the September 11 attacks ratcheted up its public dispute with the White House, saying it was aware of

no new information proving the existence of cooperative pre-war ties between Iraq and Al-Qaeda, despite the administration's claims to the contrary.
17 July 2004 9/11 panel to recommend top intel post


Commission¡¯s report details pre-Sept. 11 intelligence failures
NBC: 9/11 report silent on key issue

July 19, 2004


WASHINGTON - The independent commission investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist hijackings will remain silent on whether the attacks could have been prevented when it issues its final report this week,
Video shows 9/11 security check

July, 2004, 00:10 GMT 01:10 UK


Hijackers pass an airport security check, in a video released as the US awaits the final report on the 9/11 attacks.
The 9/11 Commission Report
23 July 2004 Who was to blame? We still do not have the answers, say disappointed relatives


"No one has been fired, and no one has been reprimanded, and some have even been promoted."
The_missing_dot N.J. victims' family members object



Several relatives of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks believe the commission's report and recommendations released yesterday could make the country safer, but they found one thing missing from the document.
They heard nothing about accountability.
24 July 2004 Former anti-terror chief faults 9/11 commission findings as soft

Sat Jul 24,10:12 PM ET


Former White House anti-terrorism chief Richard Clarke, seen here, has faulted the September 11 commission's findings as soft and uncritical and said its proposed changes would have had little effect on the 2001 attacks on New York and Washington
a "Point" "We need to expose the Islamic world to values that are more attractive than those of the jihadists," Clarke wrote in the Times. "This means aiding economic development and political openness in Muslim countries, and efforts to stabilize places like Afghanistan (news - web sites), Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

"Restarting the Israel-Palestinian peace process is also vital."
evsp8c Rush might say:
"My friends, the information Berger stuffed into his pants was valuable
counter-terrorism data, the public has a right to know what Clinton is hiding from us. All of the conflicting stories makes it hard to determine just how many documents Berger has in his possession. The liberal media is burying the story as predicted. The key, however is in those documents, what were the hand-written notes made by Clinton?"
9/11 Panel Said to Have Avoided Iraq


Sun Jul 25, 1:38 PM ET

The Sept. 11 commission's report didn't include the war in Iraq
30 Oct 2004 Part of 9/11 Report Remains Unreleased; An Inquiry Is Begun 041030
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