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Sunday, November 27, 2005

Simple questions with simple answers

Did Able Danger identify Mohamed Atta in January 2000? Yes.

Did they figure out that he was in the US on their own? No.

Did they identify all members of the 9/11 plot who were in the US by June 2000? Yes.

Did they identify any members of the plot who entered the US at a later date? No.

Was Able Danger shut down before most of the 9/11 hijackers entered the US? Yes.

Did they share any information about suspected Al Qaeda members with the FBI? No.

Did they find out Mohamed Atta had met with the other leaders of the 9/11 plot? Yes.

Were they kept from sharing their data because the suspects were here legally? Yes.

Do we know if they were tracking the movements and travel of Mohamed Atta? No.

Do we know Able Danger connected Mohamed Atta to Al Qaeda and Bin Laden? Yes.

Do we know Able Danger connected Mohamed Atta or anyone in Al Qaeda to Iraq? No.

Was Able Danger kept from sharing data with the FBI in the Clinton years? Yes.

Is there any indication that President Clinton ever knew about Able Danger? No.

Was Able Danger shut down and its team members reassigned in the Bush years? Yes.

Is there any indication that President Bush knew about Able Danger before 9/11? No.

Comments or corrections?