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  • Remembering the Path to 9/11

    The Path to 9/11 is a docudrama sprawling across eight-and-a-half years, four continents, and multiple terrorist attacks. The film generated great controversy when it originally aired in 2006. It achieved phenomenal rating numbers, drawing 28 million viewers.

    Written and produced by Cyrus Nowrasteh, (who also wrote the screenplay for Stoning of Soraya M.) it remains the single most comprehensive film on the origins of the global war against terrorists. If you missed the film and try to order a copy on Amazon, all you will find is a notice that says you’ll be “notified when this item becomes available.” Unfortunately, you are likely to be waiting a long time. The film was never released on DVD. Citizens United has made the case that there has been a concerted effort to prevent distribution of the film.

    Join us on September 7 at The Heritage Foundation for a special screening of The Path to 9/11 and examine once more the courage and cowardice, the insight and oversight, the politics and players, and the heroes and the terrorists as they all collided on their paths to 9/11.

    The film provides backdrop for two key Heritage reports: “Homeland Security 4.0: Overcoming Centralization, Complacency, and Politics” and “A Counterterrorism Strategy for the ‘Next Wave.’”

    As we remember the path to 9/11, it is vital to take stock of what must be done to ensure that America never sees another day like it.

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    2 Responses to Remembering the Path to 9/11

    1. Lloyd Scallan says:

      Does the film document the facts that the 9/11 attack goes right through the Clinton administration and his incompetent appointees such as Jamie Gorelic (sic) who, in her position "under" Clinton, delibertly installed walls between the CIA and FBI, which prevented government agencies from sharing information that may have prevented the attacks.

      As in the case of the left wing media still refusing to expose film of people jumping to their deaths or even the extensive footage of the actual attack, history is either being rewriten or covered up. The left does not want the results of their liberal policies we face today, known to the American people. From terrorist attacts to the downfall of our exonomy, their agenda is being hidden or eraced in hopes that their destruction will not be realized until it's too late to stop it.

      • Sara E says:

        It has been a while since I've seen it, I watched it back in 2006, but remember the movie is called The Path to 9/11. It did a very good job of showing the mistakes that were made as the events leading up to the attack were unfolded . If I remember correctly it shows the specific opportunities Bill Clinton and his administration had to prevent the attack and failed to do so. However, from what I understand about two-minutes were cut of out the movie, due to political pressure, that gave even more insight to their handling of the situation.
        however, one of the comments on that article mentioned how the movie was too kind to Clinton when describing his part in the story, which leads me to believe they didn't touch on that as much as they could have.
        Don't take that as criticism toward the movie though, because it's not. The movie wasn't trying to disgrace the Clinton administration, it was merely showing that the tragedy of the 9/11 did not begin on that day; it began eight and a half years before the first plane ever left the ground.

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