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

Terror War image of soldier doing fast rope insertion

Originally published at The Asia-Pacific Journal, Volume 10, Issue 12, Number 3 by Peter Dale Scott on 3/12/12

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 Joint Chiefs of Staff

Why Saudi Ties to 9/11 Mean US Ties to 9/11

Photo of President Bush and Prince Bandar

Originally published at Washington’s Blog by Kevin Ryan on 9/27/15

Media interest in Saudi Arabian connections to the crimes of 9/11 has centered on calls for the release of the 28 missing pages from the Joint Congressional Inquiry’s report. However, those calls focus on the question of hijacker financing and …

CIA torture appears to have broken spy agency rule on human experimentation

Photo of George Tenet at the White House in 2003

Originally published at The Guardian by Spencer Ackerman  on 6/15/15

Exclusive: Watchdogs shocked at ‘disconnect’ between doctors who oversaw interrogation and guidelines that gave CIA director power over medical ethics

The Central Intelligence Agency had explicit guidelines for “human experimentation” – before, …

CIA Director George Tenet Facilitated 9/11

Originally published at Dig Within by Kevin Ryan on 7/27/14

After becoming Director of the CIA (DCI) in 1997, George Tenet did what Louis Freeh had done after his appointment as FBI Director. He began to cultivate close personal relationships with the rulers of Saudi Arabia. Like Freeh, Tenet grew …

Forgetting Torture: Lee Hamilton, John Brennan, and Abu Zubaydah

The pervasive news surrounding the confirmation hearing of John Brennan, Obama’s nominee for CIA director, is paralleled by another, related story that has been largely ignored by the U.S. media. That is the story of the man called Abu Zubaydah, whose alleged torture testimony, obtained by the CIA while Brennan …

Insiders voice doubts about CIA’s 9/11 story

Photos left to right: Tom Kean, George Tenet, Richard Clarke

Former FBI agents say the agency’s bin Laden unit misled them about two hijackers

By Rory O’Connor and Ray Nowosielski
October 14, 2011

A growing number of former government insiders — all responsible officials who served in a number of federal posts — are now on record as doubting …

The Still Developing Story of the Recently Issued CIA Threats to Producers Nowosielski & Duffy

by Sibel Edmonds

CIA’s Maneuver: A Case of Bluffing? Buying Time? Or Something More?

Emblem of CIA Last week we broke the story of the CIA issued legal threats against producers Ray Nowosielski and John Duffy on their discovery of the identities of the two key CIA analysts who executed the Tenet-Black-Blee …

The Boiling Frogs Presents Ray Nowosielski & John Duffy – Podcast Show #55

by Sibel Edmonds

Boiling Frogs Podcast Filmmakers Ray Nowosielski and John Duffy join us to discuss their extensive research, interviews and findings which have resulted in the unmasking of three former top CIA officials- George Tenet, Cofer Black and Richard Blee– and their role in withholding intelligence on two key …

The Boiling Frogs presents Paul Thompson–Part II



Boiling Frogs Podcast This is Part II of our three-part one-of-a-kind interview series with author and researcher Paul Thompson. For additional background information please visit the complete 9/11 Timeline Investigative Project at HistoryCommons.org and Richard Clarke’s interview by John Duffy and Ray Nowosielski at SecrecyKills.com .

Paul Thompson joins us to …

10 years later, 9/11 still shrouded in mystery

By Will Bunch
Philadelphia Daily News

IF YOU THINK that on the 10th anniversary you know the whole story of 9/11 – and here I’m addressing conspiracy-minded “truthers” and the 13 percent who approved of the job Dick Cheney did as vice president – actually, you don’t.

Time has upheld …

Jon Gold’s C-SPAN Collection

Jon Gold

For the last year or so, one of my “pet projects” has been to search the video archives of C-SPAN for statements made about different people, different events, and make short movies out of them. They cover a multitude of topics, including NORAD’s response, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, …

The Boiling Frogs Presents Paul Thompson

Photo of Paul Thompson


This is Part I of a three-part one-of-a-kind interview series with author and researcher Paul Thompson by Sibel Edmonds and Peter B. Collins of Boiling Frogs. For additional background information please visit the complete 9/11 Timeline Investigative Project at HistoryCommons.org and Richard Clarke’s interview by John Duffy and Ray …

Did Tenet Hide Key 9/11 Info?

ConsortiumNews.com Exclusive: With few exceptions — like some salacious rumor about the Kennedy family — the mainstream U.S. news media has little interest in historical stories. Such was the case when an ex-White House terrorism official accused a former CIA director of withholding information that might have prevented a 9/11

Former Counterterrorism Czar Accuses Tenet, Other CIA Officials of Cover-Up

Tenet receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Bush

By Jason Leopold Truthout

With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 just a month away, the intelligence failures leading up to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have started to attract fresh scrutiny from former counterterrorism officials, who have called into question the veracity of the official …