Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib - Chapter 2, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

Seymour Hersh
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Chapter 2, Part 2 Summary

President Bush was given his official Presidential Daily Brief on August 6, 2001, with the title "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S." In later investigations, officials would claim that there was no information available that would have predicted an imminent attack. There was also a memo sent to F.B.I. headquarters in July of that year, warning that Middle Eastern students were training at American flight schools. The F.B.I. appeared unable to analyze the intelligence reports it had. In fact, most F.B.I. computers were unable to communicate with those of other agencies.

There was also evidence that many of the terrorists had tested airline security by taking numerous flights around the country. They had spent time working together, which contradicted Administration claims that the cells operated independently with no interaction, which would have made them more...

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