Why did FBI Agents feel “hindered” in their investigations of Islamic Terrorism?
www.rememberjohn.com Former FBI Deputy Director John O’Neill resigned from Washington headquarters in August 2001, complaining that Big Oil interests were interfering with his investigation of Saudi Terrorism. Two weeks later, on September 11, he was killed while working at his new job as head of security at the World Trade Center.
FBI General Counsel Colleen Rowley from the Minneapolis field office testified before Congress that her office’s efforts to investigate Zaccharias Moussaoui were hindered and obstructed by higher-ups in the FBI. One of the superiors who refused her request for a warrant, Marion (Spike) Bowman, was recently given a Presidential Award and a large cash bonus.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 12-18-02
Chicago FBI counter terrorism agent Robert Wright suffered retaliation when he complained that FBI Headquarters and the Justice Department were hindering his investigation of Islamic terrorism Chicago Sun-Times, May 31, 2002
Why was FBI Headquarters and the Justice Department hindering these terrorism investigations from around the country?