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Judge let US secretly destroy CIA ‘black site’ evidence

Photo of floor at CIA Headquarters Building

Originally published at the Miami Herald by Carol Rosenberg on 7/24/16

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — Defense lawyers for the alleged 9/11 plotters said for the first time Sunday that the government destroyed a secret CIA prison with secret permission of the trial judge, and they learned of it …

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

View of 9-11 Review Commissioners

Originally published at the FloridaBulldog.org by Dan Christensen on 6/16/16

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 remain classified, the commission also …

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 in New York on Wednesday revived a long-running lawsuit brought by immigrants, most of them …

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Mock America in 9/11 Trial

Image of FBI & CIA shield behind barbed wire

Originally published at Washington’s Blog by Kevin Ryan on 6/13/15

Last year, it was discovered that the FBI had attempted to infiltrate the legal defense team of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner. The defendant is charged, along with four others including Khalid Sheik Mohammed (KSM), of conspiring to commit the 9/11 …

Explosive Saudi 9/11 Evidence Still Ignored By Media

Photo of Prince Sultan bin Salman in space

Originally published at WhoWhatWhy.org by Russ Baker on 2/6/15

On Monday, attorneys representing victims of the 9/11 attacks filed papers alleging substantial Saudi financial support for Al Qaeda and terrorism, including a plan to shoot down Air Force One. This Saudi support supposedly continued up to shortly before 9/11. Donors …