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September 9, 2017 - Fresh evidence submitted in a major 9/11 lawsuit
... Two years before the airliner attacks, the Saudi Embassy paid for two Saudi nationals, living undercover in the US as students, to fly from Phoenix to Washington “in a dry run for the 9/11 attacks,”
... “We’ve long asserted that there were longstanding and close relationships between al Qaeda and the religious components of the Saudi government,” said Sean Carter, the lead attorney for the 9/11 plaintiffs. “This is further evidence of that.”
... the complaint alleges that the Saudi students — Mohammed al-Qudhaeein and Hamdan al-Shalawi ... had trained at al Qaeda camps in Afghanistan at the same time some of the hijackers were there ... Qudhaeein and Shalawi both worked for and received money from the Saudi government ... The pair were in “frequent contact” with Saudi officials while in the US, according to the filings.
During a November 1999 America West flight to Washington, Qudhaeein and Shalawi are reported to have tried multiple times to gain access to the cockpit of the plane in an attempt to test flight-deck security in advance of the hijackings.
... The pilots were so spooked by the Saudi passengers and their aggressive behavior that they made an emergency landing in Ohio. On the ground there, police handcuffed them and took them into custody. Though the FBI later questioned them, it decided not to pursue prosecution.
... a suspect in a counterterrorism investigation in Phoenix was driving Shalawi’s car ... suspected Qudhaeein was a Saudi intelligence agent, based on his frequent contact with Saudi officials.
... attend a symposium hosted by the Saudi Embassy ... chaired by the Saudi ambassador. Before being shut down for terrorist ties, IIASA employed the late al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki as a lecturer.
... Kristen Breitweiser, one of the New York plaintiffs, whose husband perished at the World Trade Center ... “ the Saudi Embassy paid for their plane tickets for the dry run.”
... Carter said in an interview that the allegations ... are based on “nearly 5,000 pages of evidence submitted of record and incorporated by reference into the complaint.” ... though hundreds of thousands of pages of government documents related to Saudi terror funding remain secret.
Attempts to reach lawyers representing the Saudi government by phone and email were unsuccessful ... in last month’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, they argued that the plaintiffs cannot prove the kingdom or its employees directly supported the hijackers.
Paul Sperry is a former Hoover Institution media fellow and author of “Infiltration: How Muslim Spies and Subversives Have Penetrated Washington.”