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FBI Accidentally Leaks Identity Of Saudi Diplomat Suspected Of Assisting In 9/11 Attacks

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FBI Accidentally Leaks Identity Of Saudi Diplomat Suspected Of Assisting In 9/11 Attacks

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In April, the FBI accidentally revealed the identity of a Saudi diplomat who agents have suspected helped deliver crucial support to the Al-Qaeda terrorists who carried out the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Yahoo News reported.

The Saudi official, Mussaed Ahmed al-Jarrah, had his name blocked out in all but one appearance in the document, with the FBI admitting to Yahoo it was a mistake.

After being contacted by Yahoo News on Monday, Justice Department officials notified the court and withdrew the FBI’s declaration from the public docket.

“The document was incorrectly filed in this case,” it said.

The FBI, US Justice Department and a Saudi government spokesperson all refused to provide a comment.

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The interesting part is that, the leak was from a document that was intended to support recent filings by Attorney General William Barr and acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell barring the public release of the Saudi official’s name and all related documents, concluding they are “state secrets” that, if disclosed, could cause “significant harm to the national security.”

The declaration was filed by Jill Sanborn, the assistant director of the FBI’s counterterrorism division. Her declaration fleshes out some of the assertions Barr and Grenell have used in their filings, arguing that publicly disclosing internal FBI files — including “interview reports, telephone and bank records, source reporting documents and foreign government information” — would reveal intelligence sources and methods of collection and would hamper the willingness of foreign governments to assist the FBI on sensitive cases.

The federal government’s official stance is based on the 2004 report on findings from the 9/11 Commission, which stated it “found no evidence that the Saudi government as an institution or senior Saudi officials individually funded the organization.”

“This shows there is a complete government cover-up of the Saudi involvement,” said Brett Eagleson, a spokesman for the 9/11 families whose father was killed in the attacks. “It demonstrates there was a hierarchy of command that’s coming from the Saudi Embassy to the Ministry of Islamic Affairs [in Los Angeles] to the hijackers.”

Eagleson acknowledged he was flabbergasted by the bureau’s slip-up in identifying the Saudi Embassy official in a public filing. Although Justice Department lawyers had last September notified lawyers for the 9/11 families of the official’s identity, they had done so under a protective order that forbade the family members from publicly disclosing it.

The FBI itself has named the Saudi official. “This is a giant screwup,” Eagleson said.


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payback for Saudi dumping oil and killing US shale oil production, US troop and patriots for Saudi protection are also returning to the US.


My immediate thoughts as well. The Saudi’s are being dumped by the US/Israel , I think.

Gary Sellars

If there was any justice in this world, this filthy Wahhabi rat Mussaed Ahmed al-Jarrah will find himself buried up to his neck and set on fire.

Ashok Varma

Prince Bandar was Mossad’s man in Washington and his name is not mentioned and he has disappeared.

Assad must stay

did he die?

Decatur Guy

Dancing Israelis.

Zionism = EVIL

The Jews and Saudis brought about the 911 farce to perpetuate endless wars in the Muslim world, but the project has gone sour like the Pimpeovirus.

Decatur Guy
Zionism = EVIL

This is no accident, the Americunts are turning on the Saudi scum. Kushner has had a break with his boyfriend MBS as he defaulted on the Citibank $1.5 billion “loans” the Trump ponzi scammed from Saudi morons as they now go bankrupt.

Assad must stay

hahahahhaha truly great


Oh plzz really the theory that few bearded wahhabi shot the towers with JETS, fuck you Israhell, Bush and admin.


You only have to ask the question of how did those planes manage to infiltrate a No Fly Zone without being challenged; US guilty of murdering their own citizens and it gave them the justification to invade Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and even Syria.


Yeah, this smells like more of the ‘Saudis did it’ horseshit that the 28 pages of no proof was supposed to generate. All in all, more obfuscation of Israeli involvement. That the FBI ‘accidentally’ let this bit of info slip is just as damning…showing that the FBI was and still is complicit…as was and still is major facets of the government, especially the military. Our entire national government is corrupt and full of traitors and has trickled down to the state level and beyond. The continuing propaganda is proof enough that there is no change in direction within the government. KSA will continue to be the target of false claims to protect Israel from being outed as the murderous scum they are. Israel has NO friends, only cattle that they herd.


Accident my arse, more like deliberate and designed to make the Saudi tow US wishes.

Zionism = EVIL

But the main problem now is that Saudi dumbass illiterate cunts have no money left and are going around begging for funds and competing in begging with Americunt masters. Trump the dotard gave them such wise advise to get into a oil price war with Russia and Iran, it has worked like a charm :)

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Peter Jennings

And not a whiff of involvement by the isreali regime. The saudis are dumb enough to just sit there and take all the US/isreali regime blame for the loss of 2000+ people and goldsteins mega insurance payday.

I see there is less and less mention of Afghanistan in connection with Sept 11th.

alejandro casalegno

Accident????……………..well………….Operation “Barbarossa” was a accident too…………..


nothing accidental about it -just fits into the idiot in the white house plans vis a vis saudi arabia (since he’s scrambling to save the shale gas industry and thus the wall street which has underwritten billions upon billions for that endeavour). trust russia ain’t going to fold.

one thing is certain and that is that the world will be a better world when the jews are out of the picture for good, 6 feet under pushing up daisies. would be good assessment of how to save the world.

Ashok Varma

This is a US pressure tactic to squeeze blood out of sand as the Saudi economy is in a terrible state and it will take not recover any sense of normality in the future and there is no plan as Saudis are not known for their brain power. This brat MBS has ruined the family business and even Indian labour is not getting paid as the treasury is empty.

Assad must stay

inshallah sauds fall


I wanna see Iran vs /saudi. Let them destroy each other :D

Assad must stay

only saudi will be destroyed in that fight, iran will continue creating new empire


Who cares who wins as long as both are damaged and both are muslims :D

Assad must stay

I care, and what does it matter if they are muslim? Iran is by far the most civilized country in the region and will be around much much longer after you are gone


The Houthi are taking care of the KSA, the Arani’s will not have to do anything.

chris chuba

“would hamper the willingness of foreign governments to assist the FBI on sensitive cases”

Wow if we really cared about this issue we wouldn’t have stuck a shiv into Assad’s back while he was giving us Intel on Al Qaeda or trying to destroy Russia while they were doing the same. We wouldn’t be starting a Cold War against China when we really could use their help in learning about how to re-open our country. So now we care about pissing people off, only in this case we are worried about hurting the feelings of people who actually murdered us on our own soil.

Pave Way IV

US Department of Justice and FBI – heroically protecting disclosure of ‘uncomfortable’ State’s secrets to the little people. Accidental release? Bullshit. Looks like they started to finger a patsy or two for Saudi Arabia to blame 9/11 on. Oopsie! I guess it wasn’t a planned, organized act of terrorism by psychopathic, degenerate Saudi and US leaders. Instead, it was just a few ‘rouge actors’ that the Saudis have already mostly taken care of. See? The al Sauds were our best friends all along. Nothing to do with 9/11 – no lawsuits necessary.

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