FBI releases declassified document on September 11 attack
14 September 2021 | 8:27 am
The FBI has released 16 heavily redacted pages that describe contacts some of the hijackers had with Saudi associates in the US. However, it offers no evidence of the government in Riyadh being complicit in the plot.
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