In the political battle of 'who is to blame for 9-11' an interesting story
> Thursday, May 23, 2002
> WASHINGTON — An experimental computer program designed to analyze intelligence gave U.S.
> Special Forces a mission recommendation in 2000 that some say could have prevented the Sept.11 attacks.
> The U.S. Military Special Forces Command at McDill Airforce Base came up with a chart of Al Qaeda's
> entire international network in the period prior to the November 2000 election, but the recommendation,
> which reached the desk of Clinton Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Hugh Shelton was never implemented,
> according to eight-term Rep. Curt Weldon, R-Pa., a member of the House Armed Services Committee.
> "One year before 9/11 ... the capability that Special Forces built actually identified to us the network
> of Al Qaeda, and they went beyond that and gave us recommendations where we could take out five cells
> to eliminate their capability," Weldon said on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday night.
The whole story is at: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,53476,00.html