Conspiracy Theories and Government Investigation Books
Some of the most famous and most talked about investigations throughout history were conducted by, or on, the United States government. The most famous government-led investigation, was of course, the 9/11 Commission Report, which investigated the breakdowns in security, communication and intelligence that led to coordinated terrorist attacks on the United States.
Throughout history, there have been many other important and high profile government investigations of U.S. presidents, congressmen, governors, and other public officials. These inquiries occur at all levels of government, from the local level, to state, and federal government.
The government investigations involved many different branches of the country’s law enforcement and intelligence agencies, and the outcomes were not always decisive. The following books provide helpful information on the subject of Government Investigations.
Numerous conspiracy theories surround the events, which makes reading about the subsequent investigations even more interesting. For those who don’t trust those in power, the manner in which the events are evaluated just seems to add to the theories of a conspiracy.
Following are some of the more popular books on the subject?
The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
This 500+ page book is a comprehensive look at one of the most significant intelligence failures in history of our country. The fascinating book details the roots of the terrorist organization al Qaeda and their devious strategy to attack the United States and the numerous opportunities that law enforcement and intelligence groups missed to potentially stop the terror attacks.
As a result of the report, the commission called for a sweeping overhaul of the United State’s intelligence gathering system. Recommendations included the appointment of a National Security Director and the creation of a National Counterterrorism Center.
The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About the Bush Administration and 9/11 – This book scrutinizes the timeline and physical evidence of the September 11th terrorist attacks. It puts forth a number of questionable theories about the attacks and the resulting destruction. For example, the book suggests that the twin towers did not fall due to the plane crashes, but rather from explosives place throughout the buildings. In addition, the book suggests that the Bush Administration had prior knowledge of the attacks.
The 9/11 Investigations: Staff Reports of the 9/11 Commission: Provides excerpts from the House-Senate Joint Inquiry Report on 9/11 : Testimony from fourteen Key Witnesses – This book distills the information from the United States government 9/11 Commission investigation and the Joint House-Senate Inquiry. The book delves into the details of the al-Qaeda plot, the details of the attack itself, the extensive emergency response, and miscommunication between government intelligence agencies such as the FBI and the CIA.
Disclosure : Military and Government Witnesses Reveal the Greatest Secrets in Modern History – A book that provides testimony from government insiders regarding top-secret military, government and intelligence matters. Talks about secret energy and environmental projects that could end world poverty. Thought-provoking and insightful.
Whiteout: The CIA, Drugs and the Press – This book covers the U.S. Government’s involvement with the international illegal drug trade.
The Ashes of Waco: An Investigation – An insightful guide that investigates the incident when dozens of federal law enforcement agents in full combat gear stormed the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas.
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