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9/11 Panel Blames 'Institutional Failings'

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Source: Yahoo News

WASHINGTON - The Sept. 11 commission concludes that a "failure of imagination," not governmental neglect, allowed 19 hijackers to carry out the deadliest terrorist attack in U.S. history. The panel calls for an intelligence overhaul to confront an al-Qaida organization intent on striking again.

While faulting institutional shortcomings, the bipartisan report being released Thursday does not blame President Bush (news - web sites) or former President Clinton (news - web sites) for mistakes contributing to the 2001 terrorist attack, Bush administration officials familiar with the findings said.
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