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Volume 2, Number 16              May 26 - June 1,  2002                     Quezon City, Philippines

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Clue Before Sept. 11 Were Plentiful

By The Associated Press | New York Times

May 16, 2002


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bit by bit, over weeks, months and years, the clues mounted.

Last summer, an FBI memo from Arizona reported many Arabs seeking U.S. flight training. Weeks later, a suspicious flight student was arrested in Minnesota. Back in 1995, there was talk in the Philippines about hijacking a U.S. plane and flying it into the CIA.

And now: word this week of a warning given to President Bush a month before the Sept. 11 attacks that Osama bin Laden's terrorist network might hijack American airplanes.

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