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Pentagon Gags Two Witnesses at Judiciary Committee Hearing

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· Story link The Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing into the Pentagon’s ABLE-DANGER intelligence program and its withholding of information from…

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The Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing into the Pentagon’s ABLE-DANGER intelligence program and its withholding of information from the FBI on 9/11 hijacker Mohamed Atta was stymied when the Pentagon refused to allow several witnesses to testify. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said the department had offered to provide a classified briefing but would not participate in a public hearing.