Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: 9/11

Court: Bush administration officials can’t be held liable for post-9/11 mass...

There doesn’t appear to be a way to hold high-level officials accountable for these types of actions.

Bombs Away!

Perhaps this September 11th, it’s finally time for Americans to begin to focus on our endless air war in the Greater Middle East, our very own disastrous Fifteen Years’ War.

28 Pages That Could Implicate Saudi Arabia In 9/11

As Obama prepares to visit the Gulf Kingdom, controversy surrounding the 28 pages has been renewed.

Bush Administration Ignored Multiple Detailed Pre-9/11 Warnings

New information has emerged that further details how the Bush administration ignored warnings of an impending Al Qaeda attack on U.S. soil. Did they really believe they did everything in their power to prevent it, or did the administration cover up their pre-9/11 knowledge?

9/11 Mastermind Urges Unity Between al-Qaida and Islamic State Against Russia...

Al-Zawahiri, a mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks and successor of Bin Laden, is urging for the unity between al-Qaeda and Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) in the face of American, Russian and Shiite forces in Syria. Things just got more complicated for the CIA.

Yes, George W Bush Bears Some Responsibility for US Vulnerability on...

While George W. Bush loyalists’ refrain that he “kept us safe,” the Bush administration could have done more to forestall 9/11. Did the Bush gang cynically use 9/11 to take America to war on false pretenses?

Mantra for 9/11

Fourteen years later and we are still living in an improbable world. Tom Engelhardt discusses the wars, interventions, assassinations, tortures, kidnappings, the growth of the American national security state and the spread of Islamic extremism.

France’s 9-11 Moment and a World in Peril

The attack on Charlie Hebdo and France's new-found resolve to wage war on radical Islam puts Europe front and center in the war on terror. Potentially, is this Europe's 9-11?

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