Finally, someone is verifying one of the many “conspiracies” of 9/11. Top, former CIA counterterrorism officials have admitted in an interview that our government was warned about significant and imminent terrorist attacks and ignored these warnings. It’s just a matter of time before more “conspiracies” about 9/11 are found to be truth.
President George W Bush’s administration was informed by the CIA during an emergency meeting on July 10, 2001, that a ‘spectacular’ attack on the US was imminent, top former CIA officials said. During the meeting, Bush’s National Security Advisor, Condoleezza Rice, was informed Al Qaeda was planning ‘significant terrorist attacks against the United States in the coming weeks or months’. That warning was largely ignored prior to the 9/11 attacks months later, former CIA counterterrorism center chief Cofer Black and ex-agency director George Tenet told Politico in an interview.
Black said the response from Rice and the administration still ‘remains incomprehensible’ to him. He said: ‘I mean, how is it that you could warn senior people so many times and nothing actually happened? It’s kind of like the Twilight Zone.’ In the months leading up to the meeting with Rice, which President Bush did not attend, Tenet and Black created a plan for a covert operation against Al Qaeda and called it ‘the Blue Sky paper.’
Bush’s national security team responded to the plan with: ‘We’re not quite ready to consider this.’ Tenet claimed the plan was rejected after it was proposed in May of 2001 in order to avoid creating a paper trail showing the administration had been warned about the impending danger. According to Black, Bush’s team ‘just didn’t get’ the threat even though it was ‘very evident that we were going to be struck… We were gonna be struck hard and lots of Americans were going to die’.
In addition to the July 10 meeting and the ‘Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.’ Presidential Daily Brief that was presented to President Bush on August 6, there was at least one more warning. In late July, before the president was given the Bin Laden brief that mentioned plane hijacking and named New York City as a possible target, members of the CIA met again to discuss the threat. During that meeting, the head of the CIA’s Al Qaeda unit, Richard Blee, said: ‘They’re coming here.’
The 9/11 attacks happened about six weeks later, leaving more than 3,000 dead and the world changed.