Shenon writes: "Clarke's theory addresses a central, enduring mystery about the 9/11 attacks - why the CIA failed for so long to tell the White House and senior officials at the FBI that the agency was aware that two Al Qaeda terrorists had arrived in the United States in January 2000, just days after attending a terrorist summit meeting in Malaysia that the CIA had secretly monitored."
Richard A. Clarke, a former advisor to the president for security, attends a news conference for the film 'S.O.S. - State of Security' at the International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin, Germany, 02/19/10. (Markus Schreiber/AP)
Former Counter-Terrorism Czar alleges CIA cover-up of effort to recruit 9/11 hijackers in the months leading up to 9/11. -- JPS//RSN
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