Pressure Mounts For Report On Alleged Saudi Role In Supporting 9/11 Hijackers


Three members of Congress plus a former Senate chairman this month urged President Obama this month to declassify 28 pages of the joint congressional inquiry on foreign involvement in the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

Reps. Walter Jones, a North Carolina Republican, Massachusetts Democrat Stephen Lynch and Kentucky Republican Thomas Massie spoke at a press conference on Capitol Hill March 11 in support of proposed House Resolution 428.

As shown below, three representatives of 9/11 families accompanied them and spoke also in support of making the material public.


Former Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Graham, the Florida Democrat who co-chaired the the "Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 2001," provided a video Bob Grahamsupporting release of the information. Graham and the three congressman have read it but are forbidden by government secrecy law to describe it.

The Justice Integrity Project has tracked the issue for years. One focus has been reports that the 28-pages document support in the pre-9/11 period from the Saudi Arabian government and affiliated entities for hijack suspects who were living in the United States.
In 2011, Graham told a National Press Club audience that he wrote his spy thriller Keys to the Kingdom in part because he is “angry” that the government keeps so much information secret.
Graham, shown in a photo by Noel St. John, has been careful not to identify what he has seen in the report. But his novel is about a senator alarmed at Saudi influence. “Forty percent of the book is fact,” Graham told a Press Club audience. "Forty percent is pure fiction. Twenty percent is a combination.”
Yet the Saudi's have many friends in high places in the United States, including the news media. One reporter at the news conference asked whether disclosure might hurt the feelings of Saudi allies.
Coverage of the news conference has been sparse.
Yet the New York Post on Sunday provided extensive coverage via a column by Paul Sperry, a Hoover Institution fellow, in a column, Threat of 9/11 US terror network still looms.Sperry authored the books Infiltration and Muslim Mafia.

Saudi support cells were set up in a number of US cities, coast to coast — including Paterson, NJ, Delray Beach, Fla., Sarasota, Fla., Falls Church, Va., Alexandria, Va., Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix — but were never properly investigated, Graham says.

As a result, he fears the terror support network was never abandoned and remains intact today, ready to be used for an encore attack.

“There’s no evidence the network prior to 9/11 has been taken down,” Graham said. “And in terms of our national security, we would be foolish to assume it has been taken down and end up more vulnerable.

“That’s another reason why releasing these 28 pages is so important: If this was in existence in 2000 and 2001, what is it in 2014?”

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