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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...The opera- tion was carried out principally, perhaps exclusively, by Saudi Hezbollah, an organization that had received support from the government of... ...om organizations such as the Palestine Liberation Organization, Hamas, and Hezbollah. 51 T urabi sought to persuade Shiites and Sunnis to put aside th... ...l operatives who were involved with the Kenya cell among them—were sent to Hezbollah training camps in Lebanon. 85 The cell in Kenya experienced a ser... ... the rest of the Justice Department. It focused on the FBI’s priorities of Hezbollah and Hamas, and began to examine how immigration laws could be bro... .... It also contributed to the later Goldwater-Nichols reforms. In 1983 came Hezbollah’s massacre of the Marines in Beirut. President Rea- gan quickly w... ...ouse should guide counterterrorism. President Reagan was concerned because Hezbollah was taking Americans hostage and periodically killing them. He wa... ...many officials continued to think of terrorists as agents of states (Saudi Hezbollah acting for Iran against Khobar T owers) or as domestic crim- inal... ...ictment also charged that al Qaeda had allied itself with Sudan, Iran, and Hezbollah.The original sealed indictment had added that al Qaeda had “reach... ... take the final steps toward carrying out the attacks. 119 Assistance from Hezbollah and Iran to al Qaeda As we mentioned in chapter 2, while in Suda...

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