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Clues Missed on 9/11 Plotters

Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the suspected mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, plot, obtained a visa to come to the United States just weeks before the attacks despite being under a federal terrorism indictment, a report by the federal commission investigating the attacks revealed Monday. And as many as eight of the hijackers entered the country with doctored passports that contained “clues to their association with Al Qaeda” that should have been caught by immigration authorities, commission investigators said. The newly disclosed findings challenge previous claims by top CIA and FBI officials that the hijackers’ records and paperwork were so clean that they could not have aroused suspicion. Full Story

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