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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 …

The Long-Hidden Saudi-9/11 Trail


Originally published at Common Dreams by Kristen Breitweiser on 7/16/16

The U.S. government and mainstream media are playing down the long-hidden 9/11 chapter on official Saudi connections to Al Qaeda’s hijackers, hoping most Americans won’t read it themselves, as 9/11 widow Kristen Breitweiser observes.

First and foremost, here is what …

Saudi officials were ‘supporting’ 9/11 hijackers, commission member says

Former Republican member of the 9/11 commission John Lehman

Originally published at The Guardian by Philip Shenon on 5/12/16

A former Republican member of the 9/11 commission, breaking dramatically with the commission’s leaders, said Wednesday he believes there was clear evidence that Saudi government employees were part of a support network for the 9/11 hijackers and that the Obama …

The 9/11 Blame Game

Originally published at the Political Film Blog by Joe Giambrone on 10/19/15

Ignorant spinmeisters across the corporate spectrum, and on foundation-funded “left” media, have been carefully choosing their headlines today. As Donald Trump Tweets at Jeb Bush and vice-versa, the topic of the actual September 11th attacks needs to …

Is the NSA lying about its failure to prevent 9/11?

Photo of graffiti uncle sam wiretapping

Originally published at Foreign Policy by James Bamford on 7/21/15

Missed Calls

On March 20, 2000, as part of a trip to South Asia, U.S. President Bill Clinton was scheduled to land his helicopter in the desperately poor village of Joypura, Bangladesh, and speak to locals under a 150-year-old banyan …

Graham Wrong on 9/11 Visas, Again

Alomari Visa Application

Originally published at FactCheck.Org by Eugene Kiely on 7/15/15

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. 11, 2001, according to the 9/11 Commission.…

The Cutting Edge: But, but, bin Laden died in 2001, didn’t he??!

Photo of Usama bin Laden

Originally published at Nafeez Ahmed’s Blog by Nafeez Ahmed on 7/15/15

Last month, I broke an exclusive in-depth investigation into the real story behind the bin Laden raid, based entirely on open sources available in the public record, including some pioneering journalistic investigations by others, official records, and declassified documents.My

9/11 report testimony altered to hide Cheney role in Pentagon hit

Originally published at Digital Journal by Ralph Lopez on 2/2/15

The official US government report on the attacks of September 11, 2001, has altered and obscured the testimony of US Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta in a manner which absolves former Vice President Dick Cheney of failing to defend the …

The 2001 Anthrax Deception: The Case for a Domestic Conspiracy

Originally published at Global Research by Prof. Edward Curtin on 12/1/14

Review of Graeme MacQueen’s Book By Prof. Edward Curtin

The anthrax attacks that followed those of 9/11 have disappeared from public memory in ways analogous to the pulverization of the Twin Towers and World Trade Center Building 7. For