Former Afghan Ambassador claims US had prior knowledge of 9-11


In a 2010 memoir, the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan during 9-11 and ex-Guantanamo detainee Abdul Salam Zaeef claims that the United States had advanced foreknowledge of 9-11. In the months leading up to 9-11, he was approached by the US ambassador to Pakistan (William Milam) and informed that Osama Bin Laden was about to attack America. To quote (p. 138)......

One morning the US ambassador unexpectedly asked for an appointment that very same day (The Americans occasionally got agitated over small things). I was tired and on my way home to rest but they insisted on meeting me as soon as possible. After the late afternoon prayer, the ambassador came to my house, accompanied by Paula Thedi [Political Affairs Officer to the US ambassador in Pakistan]. He seemed worried and impatient and started to talk as soon as he entered the room. “Our intelligence reports reveal that Osama is planning a major attack on America. This is why we had to come immediately at such a late hour. You need to tell officials in Afghanistan to prevent the attacks!