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Panel: U.S. Missed Chances to Catch Sept. 11 Hijackers

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Panel: U.S. Missed Chances to Catch Sept. 11 Hijackers

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Panel: U.S. Missed Chances to Catch Sept. 11 Hijackers

Panel: U.S. Missed Chances to Catch Sept. 11 Hijackers

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In January 2000, the CIA lost track of three suspected al Qaeda terrorists, two of whom ended up as Sept. 11 hijackers, according to the panel investigating those attacks. Findings from the commission point to numerous instances where to the CIA and FBI failed to cooperate and communicate critical information prior to Sept. 11. Hear NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.