Robert Baer: Robert Baer served with the CIA for 21 years and has spent much of that time in the Middle East. He believes that the close relationship between the Bush family and the Saudi elite led to an intelligence failure that culminated in the attack of 9/11. He has recently published a book called See No Evil.

In his interview with the fifth estate he tells us how U.S. intelligence agencies were blinded by assurances from the Saudis that Bin Laden was not a threat in a 'conspiracy of silence'.

Read an edited transcript of his interview

http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/conspiracytheories/baer.pdf




Jean-Charles Brisard: Brisard has investigated Al Qaeda's finances for the French Intelligence Service, even before 9/11. He's followed the relationship between Osama Bin Laden and Saudi Arabia and uncovered proof that the Saudis were funding the Al Qaeda's terrorist networks long after the war with the Soviets ended and his campaign with the U.S. began. He's published a book, The Forbidden Truth.

He tells us how the Saudi government has been funding the terrorists for over a decade and why.
Read an edited transcript of his interview

http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/conspiracytheories/brisard.pdf




Charles W. "Bill" White: In 1978, White graduated from Harvard's business school with an MBA. He is introduced to a Houston-based businessman, Jim Bath who had become the North American business representative of Salem bin Laden, brother of Osama, and Khalid bin Mahfouz, a member of the most powerful banking family in Saudi Arabia. White is hired to run his real estate company, which is used to invest the two Saudis' money in various ventures in Texas including George W. Bush's oil company, Arbusto. When White has a falling out with Bath in 1986, Bath launches 28 lawsuits against White to drive him into financial ruin. The lawsuits disappear when the BCCI scandal breaks in the late '80s.

White talks about his personal knowledge of the relationship between the Bush family and the Bin Ladens.

Read an edited transcript of his interview

http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/conspiracytheories/white.pdf