No Warnings, Ms Rice? Obviously, You Are "Out of the Loop"
John Ashcroft stopped flying in commercial aircraft the summer of 2001. San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown got a warning not to fly on September 10th. Ha'aretz reported that an Israeli company, Odigo, gave the FBI the IP address of a message warning
two employees of the attack on the WTC, so the Intelligence Bureau could track the source of the message.
Newsweek magazine reported that Pentagon officials cancelled their 9/11 travel planes on 9/10.
An internal memo at Goldman Sachs in Tokyo alerted it's employees of a terrorist threat, recommending they stay away from government buildings- on September 10.
Anne Tatlock, CEO of Fiduciary Trust was at an event at Offutt Air Force Base sponsored by Warren Buffet when the hijacked jetliners crashed into the WTC, one directly through the trusts offices on the 92nd through 95th floors of the south tower. Thomas Kean of the 911 commision was a former director of Fiduciary Trust.
A jet from a Buffett subsidiary company, NetJets was shadowing flight 93 over Pennsylvania.
Dick Cheney tells Mr Bush to stay out of DC- he lands at Orfutt Air Force Base after touching down in Louisiana.
As the airliners were taken and eventually crashed NORAD was several days into exercise called Vigilant Guardian.
Charles Burlingame, the pilot of ill-fated flight 77 was reported in the Washington Post (9.16.01) to have worked up a response plan while working at the Pentagon concerning an airliner hitting the Pentagon.
The CIA was running a simulation of an airplane hitting the National Reconnaissance Office at this time. Dick Cheney was in the Situation Room to run the exercise.
The Amalgam Virgo 01 NORAD training exercise(.pdf) focused on Air Sovereignty, on joint training for unconventional threats- in June of 2001.
Democratic commission member Richard Ben-Veniste disclosed this week that Rice had asked, in her private meetings with the commission, to revise a statement she made publicly that "I don't think anybody could have predicted that those people could have taken an airplane and slam it into the World Trade Center . . . that they would try to use an airplane as a missile." Rice told the commission that she misspoke; the commission has received information that prior to Sept. 11, U.S. intelligence agencies and Clarke had talked about terrorists using airplanes as missiles.
Ms Rice, you should testify under oath or quit. Obviously as National Security Advisor you were "out of the loop" information wise concerning the national security of the United States of America.
Or you are a liar.