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  • FBI Report: Florida Family Had Ties to People Linked to 9/11 Attacks

    04/16/2013 8:14:49 AM PDT · by kristinn · 13 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | Dan Christensen and Anthony Summers,
    A Saudi family who “fled” their Sarasota area home weeks before 9/11 had “many connections” to “individuals associated with the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001,” according to newly released FBI records. One partially declassified document, marked “secret,” lists three of those individuals and ties them to the Venice, Fla., flight school where suicide hijackers Mohamed Atta and Marwan al-Shehhi trained. Accomplice Ziad Jarrah took flying lessons at another school a block away. Atta and al-Shehhi were at the controls of the jetliners that slammed into the twin towers of New York’s World Trade Center, killing nearly 3,000 people. Jarrah was the...
  • Former flight school owner says U.S. intelligence failure ruined his life

    08/16/2005 12:31:11 PM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies · 1,123+ views
    Herald Tribune ^ | August 16. 2005 | LAUREN GLENN, WILL ROTHSCHILD and PAUL QUINLAN
    While Mohamed Atta was taking flight lessons in Venice...( Able Danger )...identified him as a member of the al-Qaida terrorist group but took no action to stop him. The revelation had particularly strong ties...because Atta and Marwan al-Shehhi...learned to fly at Huffman Aviation. Huffman’s former owner, Rudi Dekkers, was angered that the government...never shared it with the FBI or other agencies who could have stopped the terrorists. Dekkers claims the fallout from unwittingly training the terrorists cost him his business, his reputation and his marriage. Huffman closed six months after the attacks. “Everywhere I come, they say, ‘Are you not...
  • Two Foreign-Owned Companies Taught Terrorist Pilots in WTC Attacks

    10/06/2001 11:07:29 AM PDT · by jedediah smith · 14 replies · 1,491+ views
    Various | October 6, 2001 | Jedediah Smith
    This is a continuation of a previous article which exposed the fact that the security for the Logan International Airport was contracted out to two foreign-owned security companies: Securitas in Sweden, and ICTS in the Netherlands. See Two Foreign-Owned Companies Have Airport Security in WTC Attack for details. The following is further evidence which connects the terrorists to European backers, and especially to the Netherlands. One arm of the web of corruption eventually goes back to the Clintons. Some of the following comes from an article by Daniel Hopsicker at The convoluted trail of companies is difficult to follow, ...
  • Clues sought in arms dealer's death [Orlando]

    10/14/2003 3:09:48 AM PDT · by archy · 4 replies · 154+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | October 14, 2003 | Gary Taylor
    Clues sought in arms dealer's death By Gary Taylor | Sentinel Staff Writer Posted October 14, 2003 Two machine guns and other weapons found at Scott Quinn’s residence lie in a van. (RICARDO RAMIREZ BUXEDA/ORLANDO SENTINEL) October 13, 2003 RELATED STORIES Weapons found in dead man’s home Oct 13, 2003 On Sunday. (RICARDO RAMIREZ BUXEDA/ORLANDO SENTINEL) Oct 13, 2003 SANFORD -- Military weapons removed from a Sanford house Sunday and Monday ranged from World War II-era armament to arms used in the on-going military actions in the Iraq as well as wars in between. Working with bomb squads from the...
  • FBI TERROR RAID IN PROGRESS-W. Palm Beach, Florida Residence

    01/21/2003 3:09:00 PM PST · by ewing · 230 replies · 1,811+ views
    MSNBC ^ | January 21, 2003 | Lester Holt
    Perp is a possible Arab Male, nothing further.
  • Anne Greaves Interview (fellow flight student says Atta had connections to Saudi Royals; bodyguard)

    03/08/2002 9:34:44 PM PST · by Plummz · 19 replies · 343+ views
    Austrailian Broadcasting Company ^ | Thursday 18 October, 2001 | Liz Jackson interviews Anne Greaves
    Liz Jackson interviews Anne Greaves, who learned to fly at Huffman Aviation at the same time as Mohamed Atta and Marwan Al-Shehhi.Can you remember the first time that you saw Mohamed Atta?Yes. It must have been the approximately the first week in October 19, 2000, at Huffman Aviation and it happened that we were going to be sharing the same aircraft. We have different instructors. Either I would have a lesson beforehand and Mohamed Atta and Al-Shehhi would come out to the aircraft or they would fly first and I would meet them at the aircraft at the airfield. So...