Former FBI agent Ali Soufan recalls interrogating Abu Jandal, Osama bin Laden's bodyguard, and getting Jandal to identify the 9/11 hijackers from a book of photos of known al Qaeda members. Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7380686n&tag=segementExtraScroller;housing#ixzz1Xh9yVjNW
When he learned about the attack on the World Trade Center, former FBI agent Ali Soufan says he was concerned about a friend and mentor who worked there... Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7380696n&tag=segementExtraScroller;housing#ixzz1XhDU8Jm4
We therefore recommend that U.S. individuals and businesses operating in these volatile areas take particular care over the next few days...
Tight border checks and strong ties with neighbouring security agencies play pivotal roles...
On September 11, 2001, FBI Special Agent Ali H. Soufan was handed a secret file. Had he received it months earlier-when it was requested-the attacks on New York and Washington could have been prevented. During his time on the front lines, Soufan helped thwart plots around the world and elicited some of the most important confessions from terrorists in the war against al-Qaeda-without laying so much as a hand on them. Most of these stories have never been reported before, and never by anyone with such intimate firsthand knowledge.