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9/11 Whistleblower LTC Anthony Shaffer Endorses NYCCAN

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Message Jon Gold
28 September 2009

Springfield, VA



I endorse the NYC CAN campaign and support the need for a new, independent, investigation of the events and failures that lead up to the 9/11 attacks.



The original 9/11 Commission inquiry became an exercise in bureaucratic ass-covering and obfuscation of accountability.



I had no intention of joining the ranks of "whistle blowers". In 2003, when I made my disclosure to the 9/11 commission regarding the existence of a pre 9/11 offensive counter-terrorism operation that had discovered several of the 9/11 terrorists a full year before the 9/11 attacks my intention was to simply tell the truth, and fulfill my oath of office.



Unfortunately, this was a minority view.



Instead of supporting the search for the truth, members of the Bush/Rumsfeld Department of Defense did everything within their power to destroy my 20 year career as a clandestine intelligence operative simply to try to discredit me and my disclosure.



In 2006 I testified before Congress on the pre-9/11 issues regarding the systemic failures I was personally aware of — in both open and closed sessions — and yet nothing was ever done to correct these problems.



The families and victims of the 9/11 attacks are owed a real accounting of why their government failed them. We all deserve answers.



The full accounting has never been made. This accounting is long overdue. I hope the NYC CAN effort will result in a real, detailed, independent investigation that will reveal the full truth — whatever that truth may be.



Tony Shaffer

 

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