Posted in Afghanistan Iraq USA

420 to 1: Now vindicated, California’s Barbara Lee was the only member of U.S. Congress to vote against Afghanistan war in 2001

[Los Angeles Times] “Twenty years ago, Rep. Barbara Lee stood before her House colleagues and pleaded with them not to…

Posted in Global Village USA

NY Post: “Believing conspiracy theories might make you a criminal”

[New York Post] “Go figure: If you’re a birther or a 9/11 denier, chances are you aren’t much fun to be around. Sure,…

Posted in Israel USA

Report: Netanyahu says 9/11 terror attacks good for Israel as it ‘swung American public opinion’

[Haaretz] “The Israeli newspaper Ma’ariv on Wednesday reported that Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu told an audience at Bar Ilan university…

Posted in Iran Iraq Lebanon Libya Saudi Arabia Somalia Sudan Syria USA

Gen. Wesley Clark: US government had plans to attack Iraq, other 6 countries 10 days after 9/11

[Democracy Now!] “General Wesley Clark, the retired four-star general […] was the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO during the Kosovo War. In…

Posted in Russia UK

Poisoned FSB agent Litvinenko: Russian state behind apartment bombings, it also trained al-Qaeda leader before 9/11

[BBC] “Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian security officer who has died in a London hospital after apparently being poisoned, was…

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US and UK complicity in 9/11 and London 7/7: who funded terrorists “is of little practical significance”

[The Guardian] “During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s, the US funded large numbers of jihadists through Pakistan’s…

Posted in UK

London 7/7 Bombing Exercises Took Place at Same Time as and Mirrored Real Attack

[Channel Four] “It began when Peter Power, one time high ranking employee of Scotland Yard and member of its Anti-Terrorist Branch,…

Posted in Canada USA

“Unimaginable”? – NORAD had drills of hijacked planes crashed into buildings as weapons, including WTC, prior to 9/11

[USA Today] “In the two years before the Sept. 11 attacks, the North American Aerospace Defense Command conducted exercises simulating…

Posted in USA

Osama Bin Laden’s ‘letter to America’ – full text

[The Guardian] “Online document: the full text of Osama bin Laden’s “letter to the American people”, reported in today’s Observer. The letter…

Posted in Iraq USA

Rep. Ron Paul’s speech opposing the use of military force against Iraq

[Antiwar.com] “I oppose the resolution authorizing military force against Iraq. The wisdom of the war is one issue, but the process…

Posted in USA

US intelligence agency NRO planned exercise on September 11, 2001, involving plane accidently crashing into building

[The Boston Globe] “In what the government describes as a bizarre coincidence, one U.S. intelligence agency was planning an exercise…

Posted in Saudi Arabia USA

Michael Springmann, former consular officer in Saudi Arabia, reveals C.I.A. issued visas to terrorists for training in the U.S.

[AP News] “It’s well known that Islamic guerrillas, with CIA assistance, helped evict the Soviet Army from Afghanistan in the…

Posted in China USA

WTC: Few weeks after fire put out, Ground Zero steel on its way to China as scrap metal

[CNN] “China’s biggest steel firm says it will receive its first shipment of scrap metal from the World Trade Center…

Posted in USA

“Longest-burning structural fire in history” – Ground Zero fires put out in late December, after 100 days

[New Scientist, The Guardian] “Almost 12 weeks after the terrorist atrocity at New York’s World Trade Center, there is at…

Posted in Afghanistan Egypt Jordan Pakistan Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey U.A.E. USA

Bin Laden Confession Video: Muslim world divided, many call it unintelligible or fake

[NBC News, The Irish Times] “In the United States, it was a talking point for the nation. But in the…

Posted in Israel Jordan Palestine U.A.E. UK USA

New Video: Bin Laden admits responsibility, some Arabs call it fake, US and UK ‘vindicated’

[WIRED] “Washington’s allies were quick to welcome the latest videotape of Osama bin Laden as final proof of his guilt…

Posted in USA

Mystery WTC 7 collapse: unprecedented event, diesel fuel to power mayor Giuliani’s bunker blamed

[Chicago Tribune] “Almost lost in the chaos of the collapse of the World Trade Center’s twin towers is a mystery…

Posted in USA

Bin Laden denies anthrax mail attacks, may have nuclear weapons, calls Twin Towers ‘legitimate targets’ in video

[The Guardian, The Telegraph] “A Pakistani newspaper editor who met Osama bin Laden for a rare interview said yesterday that America’s most…

Posted in Iraq USA

Madeleine Albright, the price of sanctions, knowingly harming civilians, ongoing bombings and preparing for a new Iraq war

[FAIR] Lesley Stahl on U.S. sanctions against Iraq: We have heard that a half million children have died. I mean, that’s…

Posted in Afghanistan USA

Bush rejects Taliban’s offer to hand over Bin Laden, providing proof

[The Washington Pos] “JALALABAD, Afghanistan –– A senior Taliban leader said Sunday that the Islamic militia would be willing to…

Posted in Iraq USA

US War Hawks blame Iraq for anthrax attacks, 9/11: Starting the “next Hundred Years’ War”

[The Guardian] “American investigators probing anthrax outbreaks in Florida and New York believe they have all the hallmarks of a…

Posted in Pakistan Saudi Arabia USA

Head of Pakistani intelligence agency ISI wired $100,000 to WTC hijacker Mohammed Atta

[The Times of India] “While the Pakistani Inter Services Public Relations claimed that former ISI director-general Lt-Gen Mahmud Ahmad sought…

Posted in Afghanistan UK USA

Bush and Blair to Taliban: War to begin any time

[The Guardian] “President George Bush and Tony Blair yesterday warned the Taliban regime in Afghanistan in the starkest terms that preparations for…

Posted in USA

The Road To 9/11: US helped create Islamic terrorism it faces today

[Newsweek] “America’s open borders make tracking terrorists a daunting exercise. NEWSWEEK has learned that the FBI has privately estimated that…

Posted in Afghanistan Pakistan USA

Robert Fisk: ‘Usama bin Laden Says the Al-Qa’idah Group had Nothing to Do with the 11 September Attacks’

[Robert Fisk] *fact-check “Interview published in newspaper Ummat Karachi, 28th September, 2001″ The Al-Qaidah group had nothing to do with the 11 September…

Posted in USA

BBC: Some listed by FBI as 9/11 hijack ‘suspects’ are alive and well

[BBC] “The identities of four of the 19 suspects accused of having carried out the attacks are now in doubt.”…

Posted in USA

CNN: ‘Bin Laden says he wasn’t behind attacks’

[CNN] “Islamic militant leader Osama bin Laden, the man the United States considers the prime suspect in last week’s terrorist…

Posted in USA

Two days after 9/11, BBC says World Trade Center collapse was obvious, proves it with experts and science

[BBC] “The design of the World Trade Center saved thousands of lives by standing for well over an hour after…

Posted in Global Village USA

“Fear & Loathing in America”: Hunter S. Thompson predicts expensive forever war a day after 9/11 attacks

[ESPN] “The Battle of the World Trade Center lasted about 99 minutes and cost 20,000 lives in two hours (according…

Posted in USA

9/11 Terrorist Attacks: U.S. Intelligence Points To Bin Laden Network

[The Washington Post] “The U.S. government has strong evidence from multiple sources that the suicidal terrorists who carried out yesterday’s…