The reality is that -- as the 9-11 Commission
concluded and as numerous polls conducted throughout the Islamic world show -- "they" do not hate us for our freedoms, way of life, culture, accomplishments, or values.
The 2005 law stems from recommendations by the 9-11 Commission
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, aka the 9-11 Commission
, later determined that such a meeting did not take place, as AP reported.
An Al-Qaeda operative quoted in the 9-11 Commission
report described Nashiri as widely known to be one of Al-Qaeda's most committed terrorists, "extreme in ferocity in waging jihad.
The group, headed by former 9-11 commission
leaders Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, laid out a detailed description of domestic terror incidents such as the Fort Hood shooting spree last year in which 13 people died; the attempt to crash an airliner in December as it was landing at Detroit, Michigan; and last May's botched vehicle bombing in New York City's Times Square.
The two leaders of the 9-11 Commission
report conceded they were stopped by Commission members from hearing testimony on the motivation for 9-11: the U.
Five years ago, the 9-11 Commission
Report bluntly observed that "congressional oversight for intelligence - and counter-terrorism - is now dysfunctional.
The 9-11 Commission
confirmed that it found no evidence that the government of Saudi Arabia funded Al-Qaeda, stating, ".
Roemer, a member of the 9-11 Commission
and adviser to President-elect Barack Obama's campaign, said during an interview that he believes the Obama Administration will act on the recommendation "fairly quickly.
The 9-11 Commission
never looked into any of these details and the Bush Administration reportedly tried to whitewash and limit the scope of the investigation.
David Ray Griffin, author of a book on the 9-11 attacks called The New Pearl Harbor, as well as The 9-11 Commission
Report: Omissions and Distortions.
landmark, according to previously unreleased parts of a report prepared by the 9-11 Commission