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September 11th, 2013
08:32 PM ET

Ray Kelly on NYC since 9/11: "We're much stronger ... but there's no guarantees"

As New York City, the United States, and the world as a whole recognizes the 12th anniversary of 9/11, coming up this evening at 9 "Piers Morgan Live" invites Ray Kelly to offer his unique perspective and analysis on a date that will forever carry significant meaning and emotion.

Amidst a civil war in Syria that is interwoven with threats of chemical weapons, Piers Morgan asks the NYPD Commissioner about such a threat making its way to the United States, and into some of the country's largest and more heavily targeted cities:

"How worrying is that to you," inquires Morgan, "that sarin gas, and stuff like that, that may well be lurking all over Syria, could get into dangerous hands?"

"It certainly has to be, and is, a concern for us," says Kelly. "We have chemical detection devices deployed in the city, to help us. But, quite frankly, if in fact some sort of chemical agent is used, the first thing you may see are people falling ... definitely, a chemical attack is something that we have to be very much concerned about."

A dozen years since a series of coordinated attacks resulted in nearly 3,000 deaths, the majority in New York, Morgan asked Kelly if his city is safer now than it was on the fateful and deadly day.

"Oh, undoubtedly. No question about it," comes Kelly's emphatic response. "We've invested a lot. The federal government has invested a lot. We've been able, in some, way, shape or form with the federal government, to prevent these 16 [unsuccessful terrorist] attacks, so we're much stronger. But, there's no guarantees. There's always a possibility of something untoward happening here."

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    1962 – US military drafted plans (Operation Northwoods) to commit terror in US cities and kill innocent Americans to trick public into supporting war against Cuba. (ABC)
    March ’01, X-Files spin off show depicts US plot to hijack a Boeing 727 and crash it into WTC to blame foreign terrorists to provoke war. (FOX)
    ‘99, NORAD starts conducting exercises in which airplanes are hijacked and crashed into targets which include the WTC and Pentagon. (USA Today)
    Oct. ’00, Pentagon conducts emergency training exercises of a mock passenger plane crash into the Pentagon. (Army)
    April ’01, NORAD requested a war games event of having a terrorist group hijack a commercial airline and fly it into the Pentagon. (Boston Globe)
    Aug ’01, Raytheon and US Air Force successfully land pilot-less Boeing 727 using military GPS landing system that enables ground control to take control of hijacked plane. (Der Spiegel, Raytheon)
    Sept. ’01, 25,000 British troops ensemble in Oman near Afghanistan for Operation Swift Sword and will help US in attacking OBL. (BBC, Telegraph)
    US pulls the plug on Muslim websites days before 9/11. (Guardian)
    Sept. 7, Jeb Bush puts the FL National Guard on alert. (, WorldNetDaily)
    FEMA rescuer says he was deployed to NYC night before 9/11. (CBS video)
    FEMA was scheduled to participate in an attack drill in NYC the day after 9/11. (9/11 Commission,
    Sept. 11, Fort Belvoir near the Pentagon was conducting an exercise to test the security at the base in case of a terrorist attack. (Connection Newspapers)
    Sept 11, an airport emergency operations exercise is being conducted at Fort Myer, a mile from the Pentagon. (MDW, DC Military)
    Attorney General John Ashcroft stops flying commercial aircrafts three months before 9/11. (CBS)
    Sept. 3, author Salman Rushdie given US air ban. (Ananova)
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    9/11 coincidences and oddities page!
    • 9/11 – The most devastating and unprecedented terrorist attack in history happens against the United States of America, the world's mightiest superpower, allegedly committed by 19 radical Arab Muslims who hijacked four commercial airliners - allegedly armed with only small knives and box cutters - and crashed them into the WTC, the Pentagon, and an empty field in Pennsylvania.

    "On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. is attacked by terrorists in New York City and Washington, and the world changes forever.
    Hijacked jetliners hit the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon outside Washington. A fourth hijacked plane crashes into a field in Pennsylvania." –

    (See also: March 13, 1962 – America's top military leaders, who were staunchly right-wing, drafted "Operation Northwoods" which were secret plans to kill innocent people and commit acts of terrorism in U.S. cities to create public support for a war against Cuba; August 4, 1964 – US agency concludes the Gulf of Tonkin incident, which was used to escalate the Vietnam war, never happened; September 6-12, 1970 – Four New York-bound airliners are hijacked over western Europe by a militant Palestinian group; February 26, 1993 – The WTC was first bombed by Islamic terrorists and the F.B.I. knew about the plot; March 11, 2004 – A terrorist bomb attack in Madrid, Spain (referred to as 3/11) blows up multiple commuter trains during rush hour exactly 911 days after 9/11)
    • 9/11 – The official bin Ladin family's website domain expires
    "On September 11, 2001, the United States experienced the most significant and violent attack by terrorists even on its own soil. The terrible events that ensued have been linked to the mastermind of Osama Binladin, the leader of the group Al-Qaeda.
    Although the Binladin family group denounced their fallen son and any political affiliation of Al-Qaeda, on the same day as the terrorist attacks, the Binladin family website and all of their web pages, links, emails and domain name EXPIRED - on September 11, 2001.
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