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A Saudi Imam, 2 Hijackers and Lingering 9/11 Mystery

June 18, 2016
Mark Mazzetti, Scott Shane | The New York Times
Inside an opulent palace in Riyadh late one evening in February 2004, two American investigators interrogated a man they believed might hold answers to one of the lingering mysteries of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks: What role, if any, did officials in Saudi Arabia’s government play in the plot?
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Clapper: June Release of Secret 9/11 Pages "Realistic"

April 26, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
The Obama administration believes it is a “realistic goal” to publicly release by June at least some classified information that explored Saudi links to the 9/11 terror attacks, the director of national intelligence said Monday.
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RNC meets in Florida, the Sanders movement, a redacted 9-11 report and remembering Prince

April 22, 2016
Republicans prep for an open convention and remembering music icon Prince.
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Al Qaeda Calls on Followers to Cripple US Economy on 9/11 Anniversary

September 11, 2015
Pierre Thomas | ABC News
Inspire, the terrorist group's online magazine, urges believers to target prominent U.S. businessmen like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Michael Bloomberg.
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9/11 White House Emails Capture History Through Modern Lens

September 10, 2015
Peter Baker | The New York Times
It started out as just another day at the White House. The president was out of town, the staff was shaking off summer doldrums and the main policy meeting was about an initiative called “Communities of Character” to be held in Karl Rove’s office in the afternoon. Then everything changed.

Senate Releases CIA Torture Report & Bipartisan Budget Deal

December 12, 2014
Report on CIA interrogations & spending bill deal reached
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C.I.A. Director Defends Use of Interrogation Tactics, Avoiding Issue of Torture

December 12, 2014
Mark Mazzetti, Matt Apuzzo | The New York Times
John O. Brennan, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, on Thursday strongly defended C.I.A. officers who carried out brutal interrogation tactics against Qaeda suspects, describing agency interrogators as “patriots” and admonishing only those who went “outside the bounds” of Justice Department rules.
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Impending CIA Interrogation Report Creates Fear of Violence

December 8, 2014
Martha Raddatz | ABC News
U.S. embassies around the world are bracing for a potentially explosive report about to be released that details what the CIA did to terror suspects in the days after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, and the fear is that its release could threaten American lives.
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