1. Opinion

    Report: Bush Had More 9/11 Warnings

    ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 15:  Former U.S. President George W. Bush looks on during Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs between the New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** George W. Bush

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    In an op-ed published Tuesday in The New York Times, author Kurt Eichenwald writes that the Bush administration received more warnings about terrorist plots before 9/11 than the now-infamous memo “Bin Laden Determined to Strike in the U.S.” Eichenwald writes that particular memo did not include a specific warning—but several others did. In May 2001, there was a warning of a terrorist operation planned by a “group presently in the United States,” and in June, a brief that called an attack “imminent.” Eichenwald writes the information “Mr. Bush was told in the weeks before that infamous briefing reflected significantly more negligence than has been disclosed."

    Read it at The New York Times