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 Pakistan USA

Legacy of Fake CIA Vaccination Programs Leads to Vaccine Hesitancy in Pakistan

[Vice] “While hunting for Osama bin Laden, the CIA organized a fake hepatitis B vaccination program. Now, after years of…

Posted in Pakistan USA

CIA organised fake vaccination drive to get Osama bin Laden’s family DNA

[The Guardian] “As part of extensive preparations for the raid that killed Bin Laden in May, CIA agents recruited a…

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 Afghanistan Bosnia India Pakistan UK USA

Omar Sheikh, accused of killing Daniel Pearl, had ties to CIA and Pakistani intelligence agency ISI

[Pittsburgh Tribune-Review] “The murder of Daniel Pearl continues to torment the conscience of many in Washington who make and implement…

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 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 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

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 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…

Posted in Iraq Saudi Arabia USA Yemen

USS Cole bombing was Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein “joint operation”, CIA expert speculates

[The Guardian] “Investigators in Yemen yesterday uncovered evidence suggesting the bomb attack on the warship USS Cole had been a…