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We're learning more about our country's hunt for Osama bin Laden.
We have newly released released documents they reveal the US was using drones to track the terror leader even before the attacks of 9/11.
Shares in Washington tonight and in you've been going through these documents I understand what are you find it.
Let's of these documents obtained through this stream of information that -- the first mission in Afghanistan.
Was -- number 72001.
Year in four days before 9/11 the CIA was using the drone technology twelve years ago.
To gather intelligence and to -- the al-Qaeda leader with a high degree of success quote.
Twice in the fall of 2000 the predator observed -- individual most likely to be bin Laden.
However we had no way at the time to react to this information the documents also show counterterrorism officials wanted to expand the drone campaign 2001.
By arming the -- with hellfire missiles and now that controversial campaign extends to Pakistan and also to Yemen chuck.
What about the claims that 9/11 was linked to Saddam Hussein.
Well this heavily redacted memo shows a link between lead hijacker Mohamed -- -- not an Iraqi intelligence was -- serious step by December -- 2001.
-- The individual who attempted to enter the Czech Republic on 31 may 2000 was not the -- who attacked the world trade center on 11 September 2001.
It was a Pakistani national.
Initial conclusions regarding terrorist on his presence were incorrect.
Even after the report was sent to the White House both Vice President Dick Cheney and CIA director George Tenet did not -- the 9/11 Iraq connection.
But we don't know tonight is whether Cheney or -- saw the report the 9/11 commission eventually concluded that this was a case of mistaken identity -- Catherine Herridge live in Washington Catherine --
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