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Sept. 11 Report Cites CIA, FBI Failures

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Sept. 11 Report Cites CIA, FBI Failures

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Sept. 11 Report Cites CIA, FBI Failures

Sept. 11 Report Cites CIA, FBI Failures

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The U.S. government had intelligence about terrorist plans to seize aircraft and crash them into public buildings at least three years before the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, according to the final report of a congressional inquiry. The report faults U.S. intelligence agencies for failing to communicate information that may have helped detect the terror plot. NPR's David Welna reports.