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Ex-FBI Agent Rowley on 9/11 Mistakes

October 26, 2009

Ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley recalls the disconnect between Washington’s pre-9/11 foot-dragging and how FBI field agents pounced on early evidence of the plot, particularly the mysterious behavior of Zacarias Moussaoui, an al-Qaeda operative who was taking flight lessons in Minnesota.

After FBI headquarters treated the warnings as a low priority, al-Qaeda proceeded with the 9/11 attacks. Rowley said the FBI immediately understood that its top-level neglect of the earlier leads had contributed to the catastrophe.

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Rowley’s protest of the FBI’s 9/11 failures won her recognition as one of Time magazine’s “Persons of the Year” in 2002, which honored three female whistleblowers. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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