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Posts Tagged ‘September 11

9/11 and the World Trade Center leasing of the Twin Towers

November 20, 2011

The lease for the twin towers at the World Trade Center (WTC) was bought just weeks before September 11th by businessmen Larry Silverstein and Frank Lowy, who both have very close links to Israeli leaders, including current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who stated that what happened on 9/11 was “good for Israel”. Buying the World […]

Afghanistan War ironies and uncertainties

November 23, 2010

Amazing as it sounds, NATO, the world’s most powerful military alliance, may be losing the only war the 61-year old pact every fought. All its soldiers, heavy bombers, tanks, helicopter gunships, armies of mercenaries, and electronic gear are being beaten by a bunch of lightly-armed Afghan farmers and mountain tribesmen. Why? Well, 10 years into […]

The War on Terror a war like no other a war without end

September 12, 2010

September 11 is the date that lives in history. And September 12 is always the day that reminds us that the war may never end. We realize anew that the uncertain slog continues, that the year ahead will be one in which unseen and hazily defined enemies continue to wish ill on a United States […]

September 11 a day to remember the victims of terror

September 10, 2010

Sept. 11, 2001, united the world against terrorism. Everyone, it seemed, was with the United States, standing in solidarity with the victims, with the families who lost loved ones. But that was not the first Sept. 11 to be associated with terror: Sept. 11, 1973, Chile: Democratically elected President Salvadore Allende died in a CIA-backed […]

America Land of the Free Surveillance

August 26, 2010

Political spying is nearly as bad now as it was during the Cold War. The ACLU reports that Americans are harrassed and under surveillance for exercising their First Amendment rights. One ACLU report, Policing Free Speech: Police Surveillance and Obstruction of First Amendment-Protected Activity (.pdf), reveals that, in recent years, Americans have been put under surveillance […]