Tag: 28 pages

Report: Saudi Prince Bandar Tied to 9/11 Terrorists

Jess Staufenberg writes at the Independent that a contact number linked to a company associated with Prince Bandar bin Sultan in the phone log of an al-Qaeda suspect is one of the most intriguing revelations of the redacted “28 pages” recently unveiled involving the 9/11 bombing of the World Trade Center in NYC:

9/11 Report Newly-Released ’28 Pages’ Riddled with Redactions

The House Intelligence Committee on Friday released the long-sought 28 classified pages of the 9/11 report on “intelligence community activities before and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001” which could implicate Saudi involvement in funding the Islamic terrorist hijackers.

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9/11 Families to Obama: Release 28 Secret Pages of 9/11 Report

A group composed of 21 family members and survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks wrote a letter to the White House, imploring President Barack Obama to declassify 28 pages from a bipartisan joint congressional inquiry into intelligence failures surrounding the al-Qaeda strike.

President Barack Obama and Saudi Arabia's King Salman walk together to a meeting at Erga Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The president began a six day trip to strategize with his counterparts in Saudi Arabia, England and Germany on a broad range of issues with efforts to rein in the Islamic State group being the common denominator in all three stops. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Saudi King Snubs Obama Before Discussing ‘Strained’ Alliance

The White House spent a good deal of President Obama’s first day in Saudi Arabia trying to spin away the unmistakable snub dealt by King Salman, who personally greeted the leaders of other Gulf nations at the airport but left Obama to be welcomed by the governor of Riyadh and the Saudi foreign minister.