US Government Releases Redacted "28 Pages" Missing From 9/11 Report

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Unleash the revisionist history. Congress released on Friday a long-classified report exploring the alleged ties of the Saudi Arabian government to the 9/11 hijackers.

The missing 28 pages from the 9/11 report begins as follows:

"While in the United States, some of the September 11 hijackers were in contact with, and received support from, individuals who may be connected to the Saudi Government..."

The "28 pages," the secret document was part of a 2002 congressional investigation of the Sept. 11 attacks and has been classified since the report's completion. As CNN reports, former Sen. Bob Graham, who chaired the committee that carried out the investigation and has been pushing the White House to release the pages, said Thursday he was "very pleased" that the documents would be released.

The pages, sent to Congress by the Obama administration, have been the subject of much speculation over what they might reveal about the Saudi government's involvement in the attacks masterminded by terrorist Osama bin Laden when he led al-Qaeda.The pages were used by the 9/11 Commission as part of its investigation into the intelligence failures leading up to the attacks.

A telephone number found in the phone book of al-Qaeda operative Abu Zubaida, who was captured in Pakistan in March 2002, was for an Aspen, Colo., corporation that managed the "affairs of the Colorado residence of the Saudi Ambassador Bandar," the documents show.

Osama Bassnan, who the documents identify as a financial supporter of two of the 9/11 hijackers in San Diego, received money from Bandar, and Bassnan's wife also got money from Bandar's wife. "One at least one occasion," the documents show, "Bassnan received a check directly from Prince Bandar's account. According to the FBI, on May 14, 1998, Bassnan cashed a check from Bandar in the amount of $15,000. Bassnan's wife also received at least one check directly from Bandar."

The top two members of the House Intelligence Committee cautioned that much of the information in the newly released pages were not "vetted conclusions."

"It’s important to note that this section does not put forward vetted conclusions, but rather unverified leads that were later fully investigated by the Intelligence Community," said Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. and the committee chairman, in a statement. "Many of the Intelligence Community’s findings were included in the 9/11 Commission report as well as in a newly declassified executive summary of a CIA-FBI joint assessment that will soon be released by the Director of National Intelligence."

Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the panel's senior Democrat, said he hopes the newly released pages will reduce the continued speculation over Saudi involvement. "I hope that the release of these pages, with appropriate redactions necessary to protect our nation’s intelligence sources and methods, will diminish speculation that they contain proof of official Saudi Government or senior Saudi official involvement in the 9/11 attacks," Schiff said in a statement. "The Intelligence Community and the 9/11 Commission...investigated the questions they raised and was never able to find sufficient evidence to support them.  I know that the release of these pages will not end debate over the issue, but it will quiet rumors over their contents — as is often the case, the reality is less damaging than the uncertainty."

Actually, a quick skim of the report indicates precisely the opposite.

The 9/11 Commission did not actually write the newly released pages. Instead, the pages were part of the material the panel reviewed. The commission's chairmen have described the pages in the past as information based almost entirely on raw, unvetted material received by the FBI and handed over to House and Senate intelligence committees in 2002 as part of an earlier investigation of 9/11.

Current and former members of Congress have been calling for the pages to be declassified and released for more than a decade.

The 9/11 Commission concluded in its report that senior Saudi officials did not knowingly support the terrorist plot to attack the United States. The panel also found "no evidence that the Saudi government as an institution or senior Saudi officials individually funded" al-Qaeda.While the 9/11 Commission found no evidence that senior Saudi officials were involved in the 9/11 attack, the report did criticize the Saudi government for tolerating and sometimes fanning the flames of radical Islam by funding schools and mosques around the world that spread extreme ideology. The report also noted that some rich Saudis gave money to charities with terrorist links.

To be sure, what the report does provide is much circumstantial evidence that the Saudis were most certainly involved in 9/11, sufficient to convince any rational man, but perhaps not enough to launch a lawsuit against, say, the King.

The Saudi government itself has repeated called for the pages to be made public so that it can respond to any allegations, which it has long called unfounded.

"We've been saying since 2003 that the pages should be released," said Nail Al-Jubeir, director of communications for the Saudi Embassy, ahead of Friday's developments. "They will show everyone that there is no there there."

Moments after the release, Saudi Arabia has already issued its prepared press release:

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Here are some real-time annotations of the report:


The infamous Prince Bandar is also named:

While we have yet to read the full document, one section caught our eye - the use of Saudi "charitable organizations" to finance terorrism:

And then this:

That names sounded familiar, and then we remembered this WMD article:

The lawmakers noted Huma Abedin “has three family members – her late father, mother and her brother – connected to Muslim Brotherhood operatives and/or organizations. Her position affords her routine access to the secretary and to policymaking.” Last week, Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, who admitted he hadn’t read the letters, defended Abedin, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., called the accusations “sinister” and “nothing less than an unwarranted and unfounded attack on an honorable woman, a dedicated American and a loyal public servant.”


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Now it has emerged that Huma [Abedin] served on the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs’s editorial board from 2002 to 2008. Documents obtained by author Walid Shoebat reveal that Naseef served on the board with Huma from at least December 2002 to December 2003.


Naseef’s sudden departure from the board in December 2003 coincides with the time at which various charities led by Naseef’s Muslim World League were declared illegal terrorism fronts worldwide, including by the U.S. and U.N.


The MWL, founded in Mecca in 1962, bills itself as one of the largest Islamic non-governmental organizations. But according to U.S. government documents and testimony from the charity’s own officials, it is heavily financed by the Saudi government.


The MWL has been accused of terrorist ties, as have its various offshoots, including the International Islamic Relief Organization, or IIRO, and Al Haramain, which was declared by the U.S. and U.N. as a terror financing front.


Indeed, the Treasury Department, in a September 2004 press release, alleged Al Haramain had “direct links” with Osama bin Laden. The group is now banned worldwide by United Nations Security Council Committee 1267.


The MWL in 1988 founded the Al Haramain Islamic Foundation, developing chapters in about 50 countries, including for a time in Oregon until it was designated a terrorist organization.


In the early 1990s, evidence began to grow that the foundation was funding Islamist militants in Somalia and Bosnia, and a 1996 CIA report detailed its Bosnian militant ties.


The U.S. Treasury designated Al Haramain’s offices in Kenya and Tanzania as sponsors of terrorism for their role in planning and funding the 1998 bombings of two American embassies in East Africa. The Comoros Islands office was also designated because it “was used as a staging area and exfiltration route for the perpetrators of the 1998 bombings.”


The New York Times reported in 2003 that Al Haramain had provided funds to the Indonesian terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah, which was responsible for the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people. The Indonesia office was later designated a terrorist entity by the Treasury.


In February 2004, the U.S. Treasury Department froze all Al Haramain’s financial assets pending an investigation, leading the Saudi government to disband the charity and fold it into another group, the Saudi National Commission for Relief and Charity Work Abroad.


In September 2004, the U.S. designated Al-Haramain a terrorist organization. In June 2008, the Treasury Department applied the terrorist designation to the entire Al-Haramain organization worldwide

In other words, the US government knew about this terrorist front all the way back in 2001, even as Hillary's right hand (wo)man was working for an affiliated entity for years later?

We hope to find out more after reading the full document shortly, although sadly we are convinced the important sections will be fully redacted.

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Full 28 pages (redacted) below (link)

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Chupacabra-322's picture

@ Mr.

And, it never will be released.

earleflorida's picture

was anyone ever really able to get close enough to the pentagon to identify and photograph the terrorist attack by a passenger jet and the so-called impact, seemingly a horizontal pitch'd angle trajectory at contact?

how could this be covered up?

Bankster Kibble's picture

Easy peasy.  Just send envelopes of white powder to the media, then to any Congresscrittgers who might order an investigation.

Presto-change-o . . . you now have a compliant media that will say whatever you want or be silent when you want.

L Bean's picture

Huge red flags wrt "Saudis" testing out gov defenses in Phoenix and San Diego...weren't these also "Israeli Art Student"(Mossad)hotspots, where they were caught lurking/surveilling gov buildings and following gov officials etc DURING THIS EXACT SAME TIME PERIOD(leading up to 9/11)?


HowdyDoody's picture

It was a total coincidence that Mossad agents were renting apartments a short distance from those rented by Atta. They would have told the US Intelligence all they had found out but just never quite found the time.

cheech_wizard's picture

Precursor to finally throwing the Saudis under the bus?


johnnycanuck's picture

Nope. Bit of cajoling I expect.  No pending St. Valentines day massacre / gangsta war.

alfbell's picture

There are evil and/or mentally unstable people amongst us. In and outside of government and business. Until there is a method of isolating and removing these dysfunctional players we are just going to have to live with it. Meaning... lots more murders, atrocities, destruction, disruptions and suffering coming our way on all fronts. (Tears for humanity.)

N0TaREALmerican's picture
N0TaREALmerican (not verified) alfbell Jul 15, 2016 3:58 PM

The worse people always end-up in government.

The only way you can control a government is to limit what they can spend to murder people.

Unfortunately, with unlimited debt, there's no budget needed so the murder potential is unlimited too.

L Bean's picture

War by way of deception, since 1947, err, time immemorial.

oncemore's picture

Now the law suit comes. The Saudis will loose and have to pay.

They do not want.

The court will go after their assests and confiscate their portfolio on Wall STreet Nymex & Comex.

This should be all doen, according to older experience.

But will that happen, or the perpetrators, the Saudis, will be pardoned by FBI, like Clinton was few days ago?

I say yes, should it come to any hot situation, Saudis get pardon from FBI Comey, or from Justice Mrs. Ginsburg. Maybe Lynch will meet somebody from Saudi Arabia in the plane and have a chat about grandchildren with him.

L Bean's picture

I've been saying for years that one day the US would just eat the Saudis for breakfast and occupy the country overtly. 

And the ways to subvert an inbred, greedy monarchy are innumerable.


Bryan's picture

Replace all the black lines with "Hello Kitty" and it all makes sense.  You will be amazed!  Forward to all your friends!

Bankster Kibble's picture

Prince Bandar again.  He was the one who supposedly told Putin in 2013 that Bandar controlled the Chechen bandits and if the Russians wanted a "quiet" winter Olympics in 2014 maybe they should change their attitude regarding support for Assad in Syria.

The Kremlin later said that wasn't what he said, but here is Bandar again, supporting certain "actors" on the world stage.  Hmm . . .

L Bean's picture

"Bandar Bush". 

Or perhaps "Bandar Banks"

insanelysane's picture

Conspiracy theorists are crazy............................................................for letting themselves be called theorists.

Phillpots's picture

So do we know ask for the blacked out pieces to be revealed. Another 10/15 years then.

Allen_H's picture

If some of you are confused, you should watch this: 9/11 Trillions Follow the money

It might be a bit boring for some, but it shows the guilty. You know of course that you need to look no further than your own government and izraHELL, the land of demons.

cheech_wizard's picture
monad's picture

I'm not going to sign up to dl 28p of IRS approved Dilbert 1 liners. Link?

Disc Jockey's picture

Wow...they actually admitted it...FUCK YOU HOUSE OF SAUD!

Solidus Snake's picture

How will the conspiracy nuts react now? Saudi Arabia or the Zionists?? /s

Allen_H's picture

It's called DEFLECTION dumb ass!

Allen_H's picture

Keep talking, someday you will do something intelligent.

Solidus Snake's picture

Is that the same response you give to anyone you disagree with?

ZH comment section never fails at being filled with arrogant dipshits.

N0TaREALmerican's picture
N0TaREALmerican (not verified) Solidus Snake Jul 15, 2016 3:56 PM

Gotta be the Zionists, they've had this entire thing planned out for 5 hundred years now,  right down to the deals of how they'd get George Bush to blow-up the towers.

Them Zionist are the smartest-n-savviest of the smartest-n-savviest people the world has EVER seen,  a higher form in intelligence. 

Pretty amazing when you connect all the dots.

Hannibal's picture

"Redacted".? you mean CENSORED.!

N0TaREALmerican's picture
N0TaREALmerican (not verified) Omega_Man Jul 15, 2016 3:53 PM

Well,  a few minutes of rage anyway.

holgerdanske's picture

One thing I have learned the hard way, that whatever the American government says, -- they are lying.

Shpedly's picture

Or put another way. How do you know the govermnet is lying to you? Their lips are moving.

Stainless Steel Rat's picture
Stainless Steel Rat (not verified) Jul 15, 2016 2:58 PM

???? ??????

PrometeyBezkrilov's picture

What do we see in this report? First, the petro-dollar is about to collapse if the major player in the petro-dollar scheme was thrown under the bus. What else? Ahh, those US debt papers that Saudis were stuffing their coffers with. One doesn't pay an interest on the debt held by a "terrorist nation", does it? It means the situation is very desperado. Gaddafi’s gold helped only for a short while. In order to support the petro-dollar some country needs to pledge it’s oil resources as a base for the petro-dollar. None volunteered, hence we have a few color revolutions in oil baring countries, such as Venezuela and Brazil.

johnnycanuck's picture

Redacted,  purposely incomplete report that took 15 years to be released.

In the words of the now deceased, much maligned and notorious crack smoking, Vodka drinking, party hound ex Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford, "Anything else?"


O say can you see,
by the dawn's early light,
what so proudly we hailed
at the twilight's last gleaming,


conraddobler's picture

Pretty crafty,

We turn on the Saudis and they can't say boo because they can't admit they played along with Israel and the US on Nine one 1 as it will ruin their street cred in their neck of the woods forever and get them all a date with fine hemp rope.

Pretty crafty!

Our psychopaths are some of the bestus in the business.

Why now?

Take a look around you what a great time to make people really pissed at people from the Saudi neck of the woods.


Our psychopaths are WORLD CLASS

Gee people put up such a fuss to keep this incidiary document out of the public eye....



They are so transparently fake it is ASTONISHING!

Do me a favor, ignore them, ignore the obvious, just sit back and watch them for a while they are the consumate crisis actors, they are flim flam men.


Nine one 1 will never be forgotten but it might be misused a few billion times.

loveyajimbo's picture

I think it would take proof that Hillary was Osama's wife, and later a concubine for Louie Farrakhan, and the birth mother of Ted Bundy before the moron liberal sheep would wake up... maybe not even then...

N0TaREALmerican's picture
N0TaREALmerican (not verified) loveyajimbo Jul 15, 2016 3:52 PM

And even THEN the "conservative" dumbasses would still believe the Weapons of Mass Delusion story AND think the Patriot Act was patriotic AND think Snowdon was a traitor AND tear-up when they see a slow-motion eagle or flag.

Dumbasses are dumbasses.

Snípéir_Ag_Obair's picture

'The 9/11 Commission did not actually write the newly released pages. Instead, the pages were part of the material the panel reviewed.'


the 9/11 Conmission was led by Ziojoo Zelikow, now we have Schiff.

Where are the photos the Dancing Israelis took?

What about Zim shipping, Odigo, Urban Moving Systems, the van pulled over with Israeli Jews dressed as Arabs, etc?

For that matter, what about the same day war games, norad stand down, obvious shoot down of one plane, and the missing footage from dozens of cameras around the Pentagon?

And why didnt the Pentagon's defense systems shoot down the plane that flew past, banked in a turn there is zero way a guy trained on a prop plane could do to hit the accounting department a day after the announcement of trillions either missing or perhaps more accurately not trackable, under the watch of the fucking dual citizen rabbi who was in charge of the finances?

the single best documentary I have seen is 'the new pearl harbor' on youtube.

Please, for fuck's sake, stop arguing over how the buildings came down, and focus on WHO and WHY

means (planes for sure, lack of air defense, etc), motive, opportunity.

Thats the Pentagon, and norad, and CIA, and Israeli sayanim and agents.

withglee's picture

WTC7 is the obvious investigation vector. That's why it's simply covered up ... no mention of it at all. It's the smoking gun. It's indefensible.

ToSoft4Truth's picture

How much did this report cost the U.S. Taxpayers??  Scam. 

NoWayJose's picture

I xxxxxxx to comment on a xxxxx of xxxx like this!

ToSoft4Truth's picture

Right, and this has been in the courts for over a decade... billed at $500.00 an hour in 2001 dollars, plus COLAs.

geeves's picture

Definitely a relief to hear that there was no involvement from "senior Saudi officials."  I feel much better that the involvement was purely from less senior Saudi officials with plausible deniability from the top.

Orion the Hunter's picture

People! ... these 28 pages have nothing to do with the 911 attack. If we're able to look past these distractions we would clearly see that there were NO PLANES on 911, ... and this was NOT AN ATTACK! This was a demolition sacrifice in keeping with all 911 ritual events going back to Ancient Egyptian and Jewish foundational beliefs.


Did they find a plane or any plane parts that hit Tower 1?

No ... NONE!

Did they find a plane or any plane parts that hit Tower 2?

No ... NONE!

Did they find a plane or any plane parts that hit the Pentagon?

No ... NONE!

Did they find a plane or any plane parts that hit the field in Shanksville PA?

No ... NONE!

Then obviously, ... there were no planes involved in this 911 event.

I mean, really, ... you cannot melt down jet engines with a low temperature kerosene jet fuel fire. It just cannot happen!

But you say ... "I saw the planes hit the buildings on TV"!

WAKE UP SLEEP WALKING IDIOTS! The technology to fabricate this sort of special effects was readily available in 2001, ... and no credible live reports were ever aired on September 11, 2001.

WHAT WAS AIRED on live TV, ... from traffic helicopters and so on, ... was that there were explosions, but NO PLANES WERE SEEN!

The whole 911 event was the START BUTTON that has led to all the "terrorist" activity in the world today. And just for good measure ... THERE WERE NO TERRORISTS! Unless of course, you point the finger at the US administrations since the founding of the US as a country, ... which country was established for the precise purpose of spreading serfdom, slavery, fascism, and a total and utter submission in regards to lunatic notions based on the religious and intellectual teachings throughout the world.

Conspiracy theorists have put forward the narrative that there was a 911 conspiracy, ... and that it was an inside job. This falls so utterly short of what this event actually entails. Certainly it was an "inside job", ... but something that extends well beyond the modern era political elite and bastardly creatures who seem to run the world.

In much of Jewish religious teachings  (Zionist style Judaism that is), 911 is the first day of creation.

In Egyptian Coptic Christian religious teachings, ... 911 is also regarded as the first day of creation.

911 is not a new concept by any means. 911 is what this whole 3D illusory plane is all about. And read this next statement very slowly, carefully, ... and many times over until it sinks in ... 911 and this illusory experience we call life is BASED ON HYPNOTIC MIND CONTROL! (I said, read this over and over until it sinks in ... because your hypnotic state will want to laugh this off, ... proof positive that you are all in a mind controlled trance state).

In other words 911 has been the goal and the foundational agenda which permeates through this whole 3 dimensional experience ... whereby a complex, and extremely confusing plot has been laid out, wherein reason, rational thought, and logic are taught to be the highest standard and most powerful insight for uncovering and recognizing what Truth and Reality consist of.

WAKE UP SLEEP WALKING IDIOTS! There is nothing reasonable, rational, or logical about what's unfolding in the world today. So, if you insist on investigating what is really going on in the world today, being rational, using logic, and being reasonable, ... then carry on, ... enjoy your fantasy, ... but it is guaranteed you will never come to an understanding of what really is going on. Place your "faith" in your gods, your religions, and intellectual studies, and you will only perpetuate the 911 scenario.

However, ... there is another option:

... you can read this blog ... ... but be forewarned ... this blog will fuck with your head more than anything you will ever read. However, in return, you will come to know the Truth and what Reality is. The time to stop pissing around listening to nonsensicle babbling is over. America is in the cross-hairs, and has been for 240 years. You have not the slightest inkling of how dramatic the "event" that's coming is going to be. It goes well beyond just a total financial collapse, ... and beyond the creation of a fascist, communist, slave labour societal state, ... all of which is coming like a speeding freight train under the guise of a confrontation between Islam and Christianity, or capitalism and socialism, etc.


America in particular, and the world, is being herded into the boxcars ... next stop Auschwitz!

Thanks for reading.

Snípéir_Ag_Obair's picture

^lame attempt to poison the well.

Holograms? Seriously?

How about you look into how holograms work.

They dont have the capacity to break windows and steel and cause debris to shower to the ground, nor to knock down the streetlights near the pentagon, and oh yeah - shitloads of people saw and *heard* the planes coming in.

And plane debris was indeed found.

This meme is part of a disinfo effort, make alternative theories wacky, marry it to something absurd about obscure kabbalah or whatever so implicating israel seems 'crazy' too notwithstanding the massive, MASSIVE evidence of their involvement.

Shankville plane shot down, youtube still has news cast reporting debris found a mile away.

Tech that WAS available was remote control planes... dov Zakheim was involved in some way with a company that developed that tech...

And of course there's the matter of using Israeli software with its accompanying back doors.

But thanks for the blog link. I'll pass that along to some friends of mine.

Maybe they'll take a wee look.

(We Micks are simply *everywhere* in .gov and .mil ;)

withglee's picture

And WTC7 ... that blazing inferno of desks? What are you saying about that?

roadhazard's picture

LO fucking L . I stopped reading at, "no planes" . Classic ZH shit.

prymythirdeye's picture

LO fucking L at you.  What are you, 12?  You're the turd in the punchbowl, dummy.