Skip to comments."Able Danger" & 9/11 Foreknowledge
Posted on 10/18/2005 1:42:49 PM PDT by johnny7
There was nothing in outward appearance to draw attention to the four-bedroom apartment at 54 Marienstrasse. Nonetheless, the attention of the intelligence services of Germany, the U.S., Israel, and other Middle Eastern and European countries had been drawn to the nondescript flat in Hamburg, Germany, as early as 1998. That was when Mohammed Atta signed the lease and he and Ramzi bin al Shibh moved in. Soon thereafter, it was identified by intelligence agencies as a target of interest. It became known as the hub of al-Qaeda's "Hamburg Cell."
Over the next two and a half years, dozens of al-Qaeda operatives, including Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the reputed 9/11 "mastermind," passed through the 54 Marienstrasse apartment. Twenty-nine al-Qaeda recruits from the Middle East or Northern Africa listed it as their registered address. Mohammed Atta would later be labeled, after the fact, as the "ringleader" of the 9/11 terrorists who hijacked four jetliners to use as missiles against targets in New York City and Washington, D.C. Atta is believed to have been the suicide pilot who flew American Airlines Flight 11 into the north tower of the World Trade Center. His Hamburg roommate, Ramzi bin al Shibh, captured in Pakistan in 2002, has been described by U.S. officials as the al-Qaeda "coordinator and paymaster" for 9/11. In the months leading up to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda terror network were under intense scrutiny by intelligence services worldwide.
(Excerpt) Read more at thenewamerican.com ...
Meanwhile, Clinton was getting oral from a 21-year-old in the Oval Office.
Clinton's not the problem... now.
Everyone should take a look at this whole linked article. Quite a lot of threads pulled together here.
Frankly, in the mood I've been during the past week, I wonder if Bush is just negligent leaving Tenet in the CIA so long and Mueller in the FBI, or if he is actually complicit with the clintonoid mess he inherited. That contradicts the strong stand he took in Afghanistan and Iraq. But there's an awful lot, especially domestic security issues and corruption in the FBI, that he just doesn't seem to want to deal with.
This is the best single article on Able Danger and it shows that at the very top, and perhaps above Bush, the Clinton and Bush Administrations are just one continuing conspiracy:
"Clinton administration officials ordered the main Able Danger files destroyed in 2000; Bush administration officials ordered Lt. Col. Schaffer's duplicate Able Danger files destroyed in 2004. Both the Clinton administration and the Bush administration have attempted to cover up the existence of Able Danger and its findings. The official, bipartisan 9/11 Commission also covered up the existence of this operation and its findings. In recent months, members of the Able Danger team who have spoken out have been subjected to official harassment and intimidation. Considerable effort is being expended by Donald Rumsfeld's minions in the Defense Department to keep all information about this operation under wraps."