WikiLeaks: 9/11 Commission report hinted at network of US 'accomplices'

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The official 9/11 Commission report into the attacks made no mention of another team of potential hijackers - but did hint at a “support network of accomplices” who had eluded investigators.

Stretching to 600 pages and based on the evidence of more than 1,200 witnesses, the commission’s report was meant to be the final word on the atrocity when it was published in July 2004.

The commission spent nearly two years compiling evidence, including previously classified documents, but apparently failed to discover that a group of young Qataris conducted surveillance of possible targets in the weeks before the attacks.

Hotel staff whose concerns about the men’s pilot uniforms and strange behaviour are reported in the cable do not appear to have been interviewed by the original investigators.

The report also contains no details of Mohamed Al Mansoori, the former Los Angeles resident who allegedly helped the Qataris as well as proving support to the 19 hijackers.

This oversight allowed Mr Al Mansoori to remain in the US undetected for several years after the attack, public records indicate, before the FBI obtained intelligence about his possible role....

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