9/11 Watch List and Public Disclosure

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 19, 2003

Officials Who Failed to Put Hijackers on Watch List Not Named. “Seven months after telling Congress he would do so, George J. Tenet, the director of central intelligence, has yet to provide the names of agency officials responsible for one of the most glaring intelligence mistakes leading up to the attacks of Sept. 11, according to Congressional and agency officials. Soon after the attacks, the mistake emerged, showing that the Central Intelligence Agency had waited 20 months before placing on a federal watch list two suspected terrorists who wound up as hijackers.” See also Post-11 Watch-List Acquires Life of Its Own.

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