Tag: Afghanistan

Launching the US Terror War: the CIA, 9/11, Afghanistan, and Central Asia

Bush’s Terror War and the Fixing of Intelligence The engineering of a series of provocations to justify military intervention is feasible and could be accomplished with the resources available. - Report of May 1963 to...

Post-9/11 foreign policy

Originally posted at Foreign Policy Blogs by Maxime H.A. Larivé on 5/6/14 Let’s be honest, foreign policy making has never been democratic. The label of national security has offered governments around the world the power...

The Terrorism That Torture Didn’t Stop

Originally published at the Nation by Katherine Hawkins on 11/7/13 Over four years after President Obama promised to “look forward, not backward” regarding the CIA’s brutal treatment of captives under the Bush administration, the issue...

Why Louis Freeh Should Be Investigated For 9/11

“The FBI has proven for the past decade it cannot identify and prevent acts of terrorism against the United States and its citizens at home and abroad. Even worse, there is virtually no effort on the part of the FBI’s International Terrorism Unit to neutralize known and suspected terrorists residing within the United States.”[1] ... Judicial Watch pointed to a “legacy of corruption” at the FBI under Freeh, listing the espionage scandal at Los Alamos National Laboratories, as well as “Filegate, Waco, the Ruby Ridge cover-up, the Olympic bombing frame-up of Richard Jewell, [and] falsification of evidence concerning the Oklahoma City bombing.”[4]

Abu Zubaydah Poses a Real Threat to Al Qaeda

Abu Zubaydah, a man once called al-Qaeda’s “chief of operations” appears to be at the center of an unraveling of the official myth behind al Qaeda. After his capture in early 2002, Zubaydah was...

New NSA docs contradict 9/11 claims

“I don't think the Bush administration would want to see these released," an expert tells Salon June 19, 2012By Jordan Michael SmithSalon.com Over 120 CIA documents concerning 9/11, Osama bin Laden and counterterrorism were published today...