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Could A Treason Trial Be In The Air? Newly Declassified 9/11 Docs Reveal The Real Enemy: George W. Bush

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Another Reason For Mitt To Treat Bush Like Poison

Washington, D.C., June 19, 2012   -- The National Security Archive today is posting over 100 recently released CIA documents relating to September 11, Osama bin Laden, and U.S. counterterrorism   operations. The newly-declassified records, which the Archive obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, are referred to in footnotes to the 9/11 Commission Report  and present an unprecedented public resource for information about September 11.

Hammering nails into the coffin of the Bush administration's involvement in 9/11 hasn't been easy: Republicans have avoided the topic for a decade. They'll certainly be spinning everything they can with this latest revelation:  pointing to Clinton, distancing themselves from Bush, painting the CIA as dunderheads, maybe even saying that al Qaida didn't really exist before 9/11. Whatever the spin, however, the fact remains: Bush knew about imminent attacks from the very beginning of his Presidency and even hampered efforts to catch/kill Bin Laden. 

Perhaps most damning are the documents  showing that the CIA had bin Laden in its cross hairs a full year before 9/11 -- but didn't get the funding from the Bush administration White House to take him out or even continue monitoring him. The CIA materials directly contradict the many claims of Bush officials that it was aggressively pursuing al - Qaida prior to 9/11, and that nobody could have predicted the attacks. "I don't think the Bush administration would want to see these released, because they paint a picture of the CIA knowing something would happen before 9/11, but they didn't get the institutional support they needed," says Barbara Elias- Sanborn , the NSA fellow who edited the materials.

From June to September 2001, a full seven CIA Senior Intelligence Briefs detailed that attacks were imminent, an incredible amount of information from one intelligence agency.

Documents also show that the CIA gave warnings to the out-going Clinton administration, indicating that Bush knew about them from the very onset of his Presidency. 

Big News?

To many people, the new evidence is not surprising, but what is the most damning about the situation is that the Bush administration defunded the CIA operation monitoring al-Qaida and bin-Ladin just as it was gathering this critical intelligence. Even the associated security meetings were downgraded to mere deputy level. Conspiracy theories have always centered around "intentional neglect" of some sort, and now that part of the theories seems more plausible than ever. 

But can Bush be held accountable IN TIME? 

And will Democrats make the revelation a stance against any of Romney's foreign policies? As de -regulator in national economic affairs, Romney has struggled to distance himself from the disastrous effects of the Bush administration while trying to convince the American public that Bush had set the stage for bin Laden's death.

"I think the tools that President Bush put into place -- GITMO , rendition, enhanced interrogation, the vast effort to collect and collate this information -- obviously served his successor quite well,"   Rove said on Fox News.

The newly revealed documents now catapult statements like this into the highest category of BS in U.S. history. 

Accusations of war crimes have hung over the Bush administration for years with nations such as Malaysia creating tribunals, but with these entities having little affect on the former President's image of himself as defender of democracy. The latest evidence of prior knowledge of imminent attacks, however, may be approached from a different angle: treasonous neglect. Failure to act sufficiently in defense of the country, combined with the acts of downgrading and defunding intelligence efforts regarding a known threat, certainly calls for action of some sort. 

The timing of the declassification of the documents couldn't be more ironic: with President Obama declaring Executive Privilege in the matter of "Fast and Furious" and in defense of Attorney General Holder, Republican congressmen will have a hard time maintaining focus. 

Spin. Cover-ups. Focus.  Distractions. If the CIA documents gain any traction in the coming weeks, our political scene is going to get a lot dirtier ...and definitely more entertaining.

 

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Rev. Dan Vojir is has been writing/blogging on religion and politics for the better part of ten years. A former radio talk show host (Strictly Books €" Talk America Radio Network) and book publisher, Dan has connected with some of the most (more...)
 
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but let's hope that Democrats can somehow keep it ... by Rev. Dan Vojir on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 6:03:11 AM
I thought a better title for this article would ha... by John Reed on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 6:14:33 AM
I've always said that Obama is a lawyer first, a s... by Rev. Dan Vojir on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 10:56:24 AM
a 'distractive scapegoat'. One who is untouchable ... by Paul Repstock on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 9:47:43 AM
expose the existence of competing forces in the ga... by Paul Repstock on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 9:54:02 AM
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...if that BIG caveat was adhered to then yes, it ... by James Suggs on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 11:35:07 AM
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is displayed by your post. You find it mysterious ... by Gary Williams on Saturday, Jun 23, 2012 at 12:36:19 AM
He not only knew about the eminent attacks, but de... by Rev. Dan Vojir on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 10:59:48 AM
are we still in Afghanistan?  Bin Laden was a... by Jill Herendeen on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 3:11:36 PM
Why are we in Afghanistan?   One word:&n... by Guitar Chris on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 8:29:13 PM
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if we toss out the duopoly and http://www.voterock... by Daniel Geery on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 1:35:01 PM
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Making this all about Bush is disingenuous and man... by Joe Giambrone on Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 2:40:27 PM
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or critical thinking about the attacks.The governm... by larry payne on Friday, Jun 22, 2012 at 12:39:15 PM
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remember, there's Paraguay. The family owns over 1... by Rev. Dan Vojir on Saturday, Jun 23, 2012 at 2:03:21 AM
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