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FOIA lawsuit disputes 9-11 Review Commission effort to discredit sensational FBI report

Two blue ribbon government panels on 9/11, two approaches to public accountability. The 9/11 Commission held a dozen public hearings before issuing its 567-page report to the nation in 2004. While many of its records...

My daughter died on 9/11. I should be able to sue Saudi Arabia

Originally published at The Guardian by Donna Marsh O'Connor on 5/20/16 There is a bungee cord tied around my waist, and it tethers me to Ground Zero. The bungee lets me move away, to live...

Saudi Arabia has sovereign immunity from 9/11 damage claims, judge rules

Originally published at Reuters by Nate Raymond on 9/29/15 A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed claims against Saudi Arabia by families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, who accused the country of providing...

U.S. military cancels hearing for September 11 suspects

Originally published at Reuters on 8/16/15 The U.S. military has canceled a pretrial hearing for suspects in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, a military spokesman said on Sunday, in another setback for the government in...

Lawsuit could reveal Saudi complicity in 9/11

A federal lawsuit moving forward in Manhattan could open the floodgates to tightly held government secrets about foreign connections to the 9/11 attacks. While the Obama administration refuses to make public the censored 28 pages...

Immigrants’ Lawsuit Over Post-9/11 Detention Is Revived

Originally published at the NYTimes by Adam Liptak on 6/17/15 WASHINGTON — Saying that high-ranking Bush administration officials may have taken part in grave constitutional violations after the Sept. 11 attacks, a federal appeals court...

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