Introduces Nancy Floyd, an FBI agent and Ronnie Bucca, a New York fire marshal, strangers to each other, but both aware of the alarming events leading to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.
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Book Description William Morrow, 2003. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: For most Americans the true origin of the 9/11 attacks remains a mystery. But as the two jetliners hit the Twin Towers, three strangers knew exactly what had happened. FBI agent Nancy Floyd, FDNY fire marshal Ronnie Bucca, and Ramzi Yousef, the bomb-making terrorist an American judge once called "an apostle of evil," had been on a collision course for years-- soldiers on opposing sides of a terror war raging since the late 1980s. Now, in "1000 Years for Revenge -- a groundbreaking investigative work that reads like an international thriller -- award-winning journalist Peter Lance reveals how the FBI missed dozens of opportunities to stop the attacks of September 11, dating back to 1989. Drawing on interviews with scores of central figures in the story, as well as hundreds of pages of declassified documents, Lance uncovers startling evidence of FBI negligence that even a joint congressional committee missed. Among his revelations: From the early 1990s, Osama bin Laden was running an active al Qaeda terror cell in New York City -- with blind sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman as its leader and Ramzi Yousef as its master bomb maker. The FBI had sufficient intelligence to capture Yousef before he built the first World Trade Center bomb in 1993. In 1995, they learned that he had already set the 9/11 suicide-hijacking plot in motion from Manila -- that he was planning "to return to the U.S. to attack the World Trade Center a second time." Yet each time the FBI mis. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_006054354X
Book Description William Morrow, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 006054354X
Book Description William Morrow, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX006054354X
Book Description William Morrow, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11006054354X