A Lebanon-native who pretended to be an Islamic extremist at the
behest of American authorities claims that the FBI took him off the
trail of alleged 9/11 plotter Mohammed Atta right as a window of
opportunity opened to catch him.
Were it not for the FBI’s action, the informant says he is “one
million percent positive” the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks could have been
The claims are part of an ABC News report, set to air on Thursday’s editions of World News Tonight and Nightline.
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