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The Saudi Conundrum
The 'war on terror' focused attention on Afghanistan and Iraq, even though 15 of the 19 9/11 hijackers were Saudi.
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2011 11:55

Producer: Owen Fay

When George W Bush began the 'war on terror', he focused the world's attention towards Afghanistan, al-Qaeda and Iraq, but not towards Saudi Arabia, even though 15 of the 19 hijackers on 9/11 were Saudi.

"There is clear evidence that the Bush administration and President Bush personally did not want the hardest part, the clearest part of the information gathered, indicating Saudi involvement in 9/11, to come out," says Anthony Summers, the co-author of The Eleventh Day.

 
9/12 and the 'war on terror' can be seen from Thursday, September 8, at the following times GMT: Thursday: 2000; Friday: 1200; Saturday: 0100; Sunday: 0600; Monday: 2000; Tuesday: 1200; Wednesday: 0100; Thursday: 0600.

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