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Bob Graham recalls 9/11; accuses administration of covering up Saudi involvement



In an intriquing interview with the Florida Current today, former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham remembers 9/11 and offers some interesting observations:

"An event of the scale of 9/11 could happen again. It won't be commercial airlines flying into tall buildings. It's likely to take some other form. But while we've made a lot of progress in enhancing the safety of the United States, I don't think we are invulnerable to another attack."

"I don't think it's speculation, it's a fact that the Saudis were significantly involved in assisting the 19 hijackers, including financial assistance. There's a series of events that occurred in Sarasota. There were significant ties between people doing their flight training in Sarasota and people of a Saudi background who lived there, and who left Sarasota to return to Saudi Arabia less than two weeks before 9/11 -- which raises suspicion that maybe somebody tipped them off."

[Last modified: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 9:23am]


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