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THE CASE FOR A COVER-UP AND HOW IT CAN BE DONE
On multiple occasions, I have seen people saying "a cover-up of that scale can not be done...too many people would have to be involved"
Well...this is how you do it...without too much hoopla.
Reread the OP scenario. So 50 CIA agents are doing their job...investigating...writing reports. All these reports pass through a bottle neck...you simply stop a report...cover it up. 3000 people die.
How many are involved ? Just one guy...who is in a position to break the chain of information. Everybody else pretty much innocently do what they do. After the event...no CIA agent is going to yell..."hey...I wrote a report about that ?? what gives George ??? "
They aren't in a position to call it. Only authorized persons can give out public statements which are prepared by the higher ups.
Also, remember Bush and his 9/11 commission interview...he could have hidden the fact that he is a child rapist for all we know. Nobody could do anything about it. He chose what to disclose and in what manner.
Remember the Iraq WMD's ? Was the entire military, congress, govt. , in on the lie ? No they weren't. Only the analyst and the receivers of analysis needed to be. The chain of command prevents from lower levels knowing everything. No soldier on the field knows exactly why is he fighting there. He just follows orders.
This is how you cover it up...no need for armies of people to be involved. I many cases...1-2 people in the right positions of power can make sheep out of all of us...and we would probably never know it.
reply to post by andy1972
Yes. Listening to Clarke I got the impression...that he could do nothing about it. Even if you gathered all the evidence in the world...they are above prosecution.
reply to post by MarioOnTheFly
If you want to prove otherwise then you will need to find proof that someone at the CIA deliberately withheld this document so that the attacks could go ahead uninterrupted not read what you want between the lines of what Clarke is saying.
What i am saying is that they did not connect the dots because of poor inter-agency cooperation they failed to connect the dots.
reply to post by soulwaxer
You say that you question whether or not it was their only motive. Can you elaborate on that? I think I know where you are getting at, and if so, I would agree. But I would like to hear your thoughts before I jump to any conclusions. Thanks!
Not directed at me...but still...what are you thinking ? Come one guys...feel free to speculate.
They never boarded any of the 4 flights that crashed, or can someone provide some proof that they did (besides a passport found in the streets of New York...)?