Politics & 9/11

The day after 9/11, Kagan father-son duo said ‘take the war’ to Palestine

Originally published at Mondoweiss by Annie Robbins on 8/5/15 Here’s some radical news. A video has emerged with a montage of clips from an interview recorded the day after 9/11 featuring Donald and Frederick Kagan, two...

Graham Wrong on 9/11 Visas, Again

Sen. Lindsey Graham incorrectly claimed that “all the hijackers who attacked — attacked us on 9/11 were visa overstays.” Two of the 19 hijackers were in the U.S. on expired visas as of Sept....

9/11 Review Commission under the FBI’s thumb

A secretive blue-ribbon panel formed by Congress to conduct an “external review” of the FBI’s post-9/11 performance – and to assess new evidence – was largely under the sway of the very agency it...

CIA Sheds Light on Sept. 11 Accountability Reports

Originally published at Courthouse News Service by Tim Ryan on 6/15/15 WASHINGTON (CN) - The CIA declassified five documents Friday that show differing perceptions of the agency's counterterrorism efforts prior to the attacks of Sept....

9/11 families sound off on MTA’s political ad decision

Originally published at Peaceful Tomorrows by Terry Greene and Gloria Williams on 4/30/15 From September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows As family members of those who died in the attacks launched on Sept. 11, 2001, we...

How Science Died at the World Trade Center

Science has been misused for political purposes many times in history. However, the most glaring example of politically motivated pseudoscience—that employed by U.S. government scientists to explain the destruction of the World Trade Center...

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