Re: [USA] All the president's crooks: a summary of the shitpileFrom: email@example.com
Aug 24 2018 00:11:35
On Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:07:01 -0400, RS Wood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Giulani was somewhat of a hero
after 9/11 in New York.
By Associated Press Jan 24, 2005
Nixon-era group foresaw terror threats
WASHINGTON (AP) Nearly three decades before the Sept. 11 attacks, a
high-level government panel developed plans to protect the nation
against terrorist acts ranging from radiological "dirty bombs" to
airline missile attacks, according to declassified documents obtained
by The Associated Press.
"Unless governments take basic precautions, we will continue to stand
at the edge of an awful abyss," Robert Kupperman, chief scientist for
the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, wrote in a 1977 report that
summarized nearly five years of work by the Cabinet Committee to
The group was formed in September 1972 by President Nixon after
Palestinian commandos slaughtered 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich
Olympic Games. The committee involved people as diverse as Henry
Kissinger to a young Rudolph Giuliani, the once-secret documents show.
Committee members identified commercial jets as a particular
vulnerability, but raised concerns that airlines would not pay for
security improvements such as tighter screening procedures and routine