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September 11 (9/11) Attacks

Rapid Orders

Tuesday Sep 11, 2001 at 02:40:00 PM
The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia, U.S.

At 2:40 p.m. in the afternoon of September 11, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was issuing rapid orders to his aides to look for evidence of Iraqi involvement. According to notes taken by senior policy official Stephen Cambone, Rumsfeld asked for, "Best info fast. Judge whether good enough hit S.H. [Saddam Hussein] at same time. Not only UBL" [Osama bin Laden].


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