In 9/11 Document, View of a Saudi Effort to Thwart U.S. Action on Al Qaeda  - The New York Times
Bob Graham [Source: nytimes.com]

September 11 will mark the 21st anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon by 19 hijackers. They provided a pretext for the U.S.’s 20-year war in Afghanistan and its subsequent invasion of Iraq, an illegal U.S. war of aggression which was based on a lie that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. That war killed more than 1 million people.

My radio show Law And Disorder interviewed retired Florida Senator, the courageous Bob Graham. Graham did more than anyone to expose the connection between the horrific criminal attacks and the complicity of the Saudi government.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been a U.S. ally in the Middle East for decades. Twenty-one years ago, Saudi officials gave financial, logistical, and other support to the alleged 9/11 hijackers. Fifteen of the 19 men were Saudis.

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This explosive history was documented in 2002 in the 28-page final section of the report of The Joint Commission of Inquiry of the Senate and the House, which Senator Graham chaired.  

These 28 pages were hidden and not declassified and released until July 15, 2016. They were released because of the efforts of Senator Graham and the families of the 9/11 victims.

After 13-year wait, 28 secret pages of 9/11 inquiry released | PBS NewsHour
Graham with 28 secret pages. [Source: pbs.org]

By blocking the release of these pages, Senator Graham states, the U.S. government sent a message to the Saudi government that “they can do anything.”

Graham’s prediction was borne out by the 2018 assassination of the journalist and Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi who was murdered and dismembered in the Saudi Arabian embassy in Turkey, by order of Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Here are the 28 pages.

Nevertheless, last month, President Joe Biden traveled to Saudi Arabia to meet with Mohammed bin Salman and greeted him not with a customary handshake but with a collegial fist bump. This occurred despite Biden’s earlier declaration that “Khashoggi was in fact murdered and dismembered and I believe at the order of this crown prince.”

Biden greets Saudi crown prince with fist bump
[Source: wfxrtv.com]

Oil and arm sales are the reasons why the United States continues to embrace Saudi Arabia as a close ally. Saudi Arabia has the second largest supply of reserve oil in the world. The U.S. needs it now because the war in Ukraine. According to the U.S. State Department statement of May 11, 2022, “Saudi Arabia is the United States‘ largest foreign military sales (FMS) customer with more than $100 billion in FMS cases.”

[Source: tradefinanceglobal.com]
Intelligence Matters: The CIA, the FBI, Saudi Arabia, and the Failure of  America's War on Terror - Kindle edition by Graham, Bob, Nussbaum, Jeff.  Politics & Social Sciences Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
[Source: amazon.com]

Law and Disorder co-hosts Heidi Boghosian and the author of this article, Michael Smith, interviewed Senator Bob Graham before the missing 28 pages of the 9/11 report were finally released. These pages confirmed Senator Graham‘s belief that the hijackers could not have pulled off the operation alone. It reveals that the hijackers were part of a support network involving the Saudi monarchy and government which helped plan, pay for, and execute the complicated 9/11 plot.

Senator Graham has written the book “Intelligence Matters: the CIA, the FBI, Saudi Arabia, and the Failure of America’s war on Terror.”  It provides a candid insight into U.S. and Saudi relations.

Senator Bob Graham is the former two-term governor of Florida and served for 18 years in the U.S. Senate in addition to 12 years in the Florida Legislature for a total of 38 years of public service. 


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6 COMMENTS

  1. This article is quite perplexing especially on this site which is dedicated to exposing covert actions – It has been proven by now that the world Trade Center bombing was done by Mossad with the help of local Israeli assets – It’s also been proved that Saudi intelligence assisted in the operation esp with Mohammad Atta who was an Saudi security officer but none of this arabs were near any of the 4 planes that day – But trying to blame the whole thing on Saudi especially by a committed Zionist like Graham is a classic diversionary tactic designed to create artificial targets while the real perpetrators get away – Why this site is assisting that efforts is the real question

  2. The Saudis are an insignificant part of the false flag operations of Sept.11, 2001.
    They are the diversionary story to distract from the real players in the US Deep State and Israeli Mossad.
    Much as Lee H. Oswald was “sheep dipped” as a Communist (defection to USSR, playing with both sides of Cuba, alleged visit to Soviet & Cuban embassies in Mexico City) to make out the JFK hit as a Soviet/Cuban conspiracy. This was how the Warren Committee members were buffaloed into accepting the manufacturing of the “Lone Nut” explanation of patsy Lee Oswald.
    This “Saudi Connection” story is only being dredged up to pressure Saudi Prince MBS to return to the Anglo American fold. Especially to crank out more carbon, in aid of NATO’s effort’s in imposing their hegemonic will over Russia, China and every other nation that dares to assert their own sovereignty.

    • Nice post. For sure the Israelis were deeply, centrally involved in the 9-11 attacks. It is an indisputable fact that there were literally hundreds of Israeli Mossad agents in and around NYC in the run-up to the attacks; and that the FBI did a huge dragnet arresting and deporting them in the days and weeks immediately thereafter the attacks. Not to mention the ‘dancing Israelis’ who were caught celebrating and taking a video of the WTC towers burning during the attacks from across the Hudson river–and most incriminatingly had in their possession photos taken just a day or two before the attacks where one of them posed and put a lit lighter directly in front of the WTC towers and took a photo of them. The police developed these photos in the cameras when the dancing Israelis were apprehended by NYC police.

  3. I’m afraid my interpretation of the blocking of former Senator Bob Graham’s report is different. To me, blocking the release of these pages was necessary for the U.S. government to ensure the American people remain in the dark as to the true ‘size’ of the Saudi Arabia – USA partnership in the 9/11 massacre.” In other words, the US government was not protecting Saudi Arabia; they were protecting the White House, Pentagon, CIA, US diplomacy and Congress.

  4. “We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false” CIA Director William Casey 1981

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