9/11 Mistakes

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September 11th, 2001: The American people will remember this day as the day the unthinkable happened: someone, or rather a group of people, penetrated America’s defenses and turned our own airplanes on us. Crashing several planes into different important federal buildings, these terrorists spread terror throughout the country. Preceding the terrible events on September 11th, 2001, the American Secret Services have made many mistakes in regard to the possibility of preventing 9/11. The Secret Services, mainly the CIA and the FBI, have made a great lot of mistakes. A teletype regarding known facts about a suspected Islamic extremist, Zacarias Moussaoui, was sent to the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Customs Service, the State Department, the Immigration and Naturalization Services, and the Secret Service (Taylor). The teletype sent by the FBI summarized suspicious activities Moussaoui had been conducting since his arrival in America. It did not report the FBI’s case agent’s personal assessment that Moussaoui was planning to hijack an airplane (Taylor).
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The "pancake theory," an assertion that the rapid collapse of the towers was due to the weight of each floor creating a domino effect and pulverizing the floor below it as the collapse progressed. "The results established that this type of assembly was capable of sustaining a large gravity load, without collapsing for a substantial period of time relative to the duration of the fires in any given location on September 11th," concluded NIST in their Final Report of the National Construction Safety Team on the Collapses of the World Trade Center Towers. However, the fact that actual scientific lab tests of World Trade Center steel completely ruled out the pancake collapse theory didn 't stop the BBC from lending credence to a new study that claims "mathematics" has shown that the pancake collapse was plausible (BBC: Debunked "Pancake Theory" Caused Towers to
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