U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on CNN Larry King Tonight After 9/11Source
[Here is an excerpt from of that interview when CNN’s Larry King Tonight interviewing Donal Rumsfeld who signed PNAC’s requiremnts for a New Pearl Harbour, predicted the same during inaugaral speech, surprisingly admitted in Iraq that Hijackers shot down Flight 93 over Pensylvania – from Deepak Sarkar, author of Real Path To 9/11]
King: You were right here when the Pentagon --
Rumsfeld: I was.
King: And someone told me that you had spoken to a congressional delegation --
Rumsfeld: Right here in this room.
King: -- in this room about terrorism that morniing?
Rumsfeld: I had said at an 8:00 o'clock breakfast that sometime in the next two, four, six, eight, ten, twelve months there would be an event that would occur in the world that would be sufficiently shocking that it would remind people again how important it is to have a strong healthy defense department that contributes to -- That underpins peace and stability in our world. And that is what underpins peace and stability.
In fact we can't have healthy economies and active lives unless we live in a peaceful, stable world, and I said that to these people. And someone walked in and handed a note that said that a plane had just hit the World Trade Center. And we adjourned the meeting, and I went in to get my CIA briefing --
King: Right next door is your office.
Rumsfeld: -- right next door here, and the whole building shook within 15 minutes.
King: It was a jarring thing. And you ran toward the smoke?
Rumsfeld: Uh huh.
Rumsfeld: Goodness. Who knows? I wanted to see what had happened. I wanted to see if people needed help. I went downstairs and helped for a bit with some people on stretchers. Then I came back up here and started -- I realized I had to get back up here and get at it.
For a more complete synopsis of this day of treacehry, go to this link and try and figure out who 'Rummy' was calling that morning, neglecting his duties.