by Kevin Ryan
It has been 16 years since the crimes of September 11th, 2001. In that time, facts have been revealed that led more than a third of Americans to believe that the U.S government was involved in the attacks. This blog noted 14 such incredible facts on the 14th anniversary of the crimes. Here are 16 more.
1. In the nine years before 9/11, the FBI failed miserably at preventing terrorism. There are many examples of how FBI leadership under director Louis Freeh facilitated and covered-up acts of terrorism during this time. After 9/11, the FBI took extraordinary measures to hide evidence related to the attacks.
2. CIA director George Tenet led an agency that also failed in its duties related to counterterrorism and those failures appear to have been intentional. Like Freeh, Tenet had developed secret paths of communication with Saudi authorities. The facts suggest that Tenet facilitated the crimes of 9/11.
3. The FBI and CIA have made a mockery of the U.S. justice system as it relates to 9/11. While these agencies are suspected of involvement, they have charged others with the crimes using secret evidence in a secret military trial. The accused have been held in seclusion for nearly 15 years while FBI and CIA agents attempt to insert themselves as defense team members, ensuring total control of the narrative.
4. CIA officers responsible for identifying deception in others fail to notice that the characteristics of deception are amply demonstrated when government representatives respond to questions about 9/11.
5. There have been four, distinctly different, official accounts given for how the North American air defense system failed to intercept any of the hijacked planes. The last account says that dozens of military officers spent years lying to Congress, the 9/11 Commission, and everyone else, in ways that made the military look bad. Few observers considered the simpler explanation—that the 9/11 Commission lied to divert attention from many difficult questions.
6. Parts of the official account of 9/11 are based on the highly improbable flight path of a military cargo plane called Gofer 06. The crew of this plane witnessed the crashes of two of the four planes that day despite those crashes occurring 127 miles and less than 30 minutes apart.
7. There are dozens of unanswered questions about the events at the Pentagon and the plane that reportedly crashed there.
8. The 19 young men accused within 72-hours of the attacks were known to enjoy strip bars, alcohol, drugs, and other things that are clearly non-Muslim activities. Moreover, these suspects were not capable of accomplishing most of what was needed to pull off the crimes.
9. Mohamed Atta, the man called the “9/11 ringleader,” had a lot in common with Lee Harvey Oswald — the man accused of killing President Kennedy. Both Atta and Oswald were suspected of using illicit drugs, seemed to be protected by authorities, and were associated with CIA-linked entities.
10. The New York Times led the propaganda behind the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 and it also led the propaganda behind the cover-up of the 9/11 crimes. It did so by ignoring many of the most relevant facts, by promoting false official accounts, and by belittling those who questioned the 9/11 events.
11. On the day of the attacks, firefighters, journalists, survivors, and eyewitnesses testified to secondary explosions in the World Trade Center buildings. Videos of these testimonies were held secret for years by the government agency NIST and released only via FOIA request after public interest died down. Scientists have explained that the towers came down due to explosions and that the NIST investigation was fraudulent.
12. Among the evidence ignored by the mainstream media are many facts indicating the presence of thermite at the World Trade Center. Thermite is a chemical mixture that can be used to melt and cut structural steel. Instead of addressing this evidence, supporters of the official account have engaged in deception and distraction in order to obfuscate the facts.
13. Despite recent, worldwide protests against the abuse of science, the most glaring example of politically motivated pseudoscience continues to be ignored by many scientists. That is the 7-year sequence of contradictory explanations provided by U.S. government investigators for the destruction of the WTC buildings.
14. Links between 9/11 and the 1995 bombing in Oklahoma City lead to questions about the company that controlled security for many of the facilities impacted on 9/11, including the WTC complex. For instance, that WTC security company shared the same OKC airport office later occupied by the flight trainer for Zacarias Moussaoui, the alleged “20th” hijacker.
15. Media and certain government representatives have hinted at Saudi Arabian ties to the 9/11 crimes. However, those hints always omit the most interesting links between the 9/11 attacks and Saudi Arabia—links that implicate powerful people in the United States.
16. When the long-awaited 28 pages missing from the Congressional Joint Inquiry Report into 9/11 were finally released, those pages reinforced concerns that deep state players were involved in the attacks. Such players include Wirt D. Walker, the CEO of the WTC security company, who is clearly associated with top-secret operations.
As the crimes of 9/11 continue to go unsolved and largely unquestioned, Americans should be aware that another 9/11 could happen at any time. If it does, the ongoing failure to question obvious deception in terrorism could take society to places where freedom to question is no longer an option.
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This is an excellent piece, thank you.
The aspect that will always stay with me is the sheer naked exhibition of, and glory in, power that the 9/11 perpetrators demonstrated. Then the official narrative is so ludicrous a child could see through it. The same applied to the JFK assassination. In both cases those involved are so confident in their position that they have no real concern whether their fairy tales are believable or not.
The display of power is an intrinsic part of the theatre. In the case of JFK, the killing in broad daylight in front of TV cameras was designed to send the message to all and sundry that the President was a mere puppet, answerable to a higher power, one that has all the necessary resources to create such an event and get away with it. There were much easier ways of killing Kennedy but they lacked the necessary grand “public spectacle” angle.
The official narratives are likely deliberately amateurish to an extent – it gives the psychopathic perpetrators more opportunity to bask in their power. Disbelief is likely just met with gum-chewing and an inner attitude of “tough- suck it up”.
I came across this video with tantalizing sound bytes only this morning. Just in time for the same conversation on different websites.
As he has done so often on so many important issues, President Trump has reneged Candidate Trump’s promise to reveal all the secrets, and have another 9/11 Investigation to know the Truth.
Donald Trump, 9/11, CASE CLOSED
Thank you for the link Ray.I have seen many 9/11 videos but not this one.Reveals much doesn’t it . Its all out there so when does humanity get to see the perps on the gallows and the zionists especially the Christian zionists re-think their ideology ?
Will share this one as widely as I can.
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Here we are, all these years later, still trying to convince Normals, and each other (and ourselves?) that it wasn’t just a sneak attack from Mooslim Turrists. The danger: we’ll be reading, and commenting on, articles very much like this ten years from now. And ten years after that. And…
It’s like entering Uni and being forced to repeat the first day of the first class of the first year… forever. How to move forward?
PS And is there “9/11” information, or circumstantial evidence, out there, now, that wasn’t available by 2002? I know the 9/11 catechism, by now, as well as any catholic schoolkid knows the stations of the cross. Is this a Religion…?
Not a religion ,it is an effort to wake up the sleeping masses as there is no other way to have a re-investigation into the event of 9/11 unless enough people demand it .
I doubt if a reinvestigation will ever be convened given the White House know they will only be shooting themselves in the foot.
This unsatisfactory state of affairs is assisted by a corporate media who continue to tarnish those who question the many failings in the official 9/11 myth (far more than the 14 examples picked up by Kevin Ryan).
Take the Grenfell tragedy a building gutted by fire from top to bottom yet structurally intact after the blaze was extinguished.
Now take WTC 7 a building that collapsed into freefall because of fire on a few floors.
The building, occupied by the CIA and Department of Defence, was heavily reinsured weeks before the attack.
No steel framed hi-rise of this type has ever come down before 9/11 or since, and certainly not not in freefall – hell, the BBC even reported the collapse while the building was still standing!
For some reasons the 9/11 Commission did not include reference to this puzzling incident in the official report, perhaps because FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) instead of treating WTC 7 as a crime scene did their level best to ship as much of the evidence to blast furnaces in China and India (which has a sort of symmetry if we believe allegations about the disposal of Osama bin Laden’s bullet ridden corpse in the Indian ocean).
Moral of story – if neocons investigate neocons with a corporate media that turns a blind eye to mass murder then the chances of impartial analysis are about as likely as Donald Rumsfeld telling us where he hid the missing Pentagon trillions.
When the Grenfell fire happened ,it was my first observation also ,building still standing compared to bldg #7 on 9/11.
You are correct with the statement of neocons investigating neocons yields neocon conclusions but it could be different if the neocons were somehow left out of the equation ,just not sure how we could make this happen .
I have said this for quite some time now that if ever the true perps of the 9/11 event are disclosed to the world public , the world will change in an instant.
Who did it then ?
I’m a skeptic with everything.
The same deep state that assassinated the Kennedys. The individual personalities will probably never be known. Anyway they aren’t as important as a general understanding that there was/is deep state involvement.
On the Kennedy assassination , a good book on the subject is “JFK and the Unspeakable” by James W.Douglass . Probably the best I have read so far on the subject. Deep state /CIA etc. in short , the perps .
Who did it?
Evil cowards who hate our freedoms, obviously.
Well, it’s getting close to being a Religion because it’s viewed by “The Mainstream” as a kooky-but-largely harmless (and now generally tolerated) Belief System. The “high profile” Believers among us are effectively discredited as “wacky” (and thereafter decline in fame and influence) pretty quickly. As long as The Masses believe in the “goodness” of the Clintons, and Obama (and now even Dubya, who got a bump in popularity by mocking Trump), they’re going to reject LIHOP/ MIHOP. The Propaganda is powerful, and you can’t counter full-spectrum Propaganda with trickles, here and there, of facts in the form of circumstantial evidence. “The Movement,” IMO, needs to focus more energy on coming up with new strategies… instead of endlessly rehashing the bullet points we all know.
You’re right – it is incredibly frustrating not least because forums like this are, by and large, an echo chamber for like-minded individuals already well versed in the mountain of shit that was passed off as the official 9/11 story.
Not only that, the true architects of 9/11 achieved a key strategic aim of exploiting the ‘hijackers’ myth to foment illegal, and pre-emptive wars across the Middle East, a proud tradition upheld by Obama, Hilary and now the grotesque figure of Donald Trump.
At one level Trump must be thinking to himself if the saps ate up the lies old Georgie-boy told then why reinvent the wheel when it comes to Korea, Iran or other flashpoint in todays volatile geopolitical landscape.
Not holding the neocons to account after 9/11 became a kind of green light to the madness that unfolded in the Middle East, a pattern likely to replicate in other unstable regions.
“At one level Trump must be thinking to himself if the saps ate up the lies old Georgie-boy told then why reinvent the wheel when it comes to Korea….”
I seriously wonder if he’s allowed to make any serious policy decisions at all… that probably depends, in each case, on how powerful the Presidential Figureheads are going in, and how well their worldviews line up with The Agenda (and the short-term/ long-range goals on the table when they’re hired). The Elder Bush probably had ten times more decision-making leeway than Jimmy Carter; Obama was probably allowed to make that “health care” issue his own and that was pretty much it. Did Reagan do anything more than read speeches? Trump, I think, will function as a perfect scapegoat: neither party will end up paying the political price for whatever terrible new process they trigger under his ceremonial rule. But he’s taking orders on all the big issues, without a doubt.
The 9/11 hijackers are alive
According to the chief of Japans Democratic Party who says that the 9/11 hijackers are alive and that 9/11 was a complete hoax. Dr. David Ray Griffin is a professor and author who wrote The New Pearl Harbor Revisited and he says that he agrees; the World Trade Center was a hoax.
In December 1998, Former US Defence Secretary Ash Carter, US Undersecretary of Defence John Deutch and Philip Zelikow, Executive Director of the 9/11 Commission, colluded together to write this in Foreign Affairs Journal,
“A successful attack with weapons of mass destruction could certainly take thousands, or tens of thousands, of lives. If the device that exploded in 1993 under the World Trade Center had been nuclear, or had effectively dispersed a deadly pathogen, the resulting horror and chaos would have exceeded our ability to describe it.
Such an act of catastrophic terrorism would be a watershed event in American history. It could involve loss of life and property unprecedented in peacetime and undermine America’s fundamental sense of security, as did the Soviet atomic bomb test in 1949. Like Pearl Harbor, this event would divide our past and future into a before and after.
The United States might respond with draconian measures, scaling back civil liberties, allowing wider surveillance of citizens, detention of suspects, and use of deadly force. More violence could follow, either further terrorist attacks or U.S. counterattacks.”
I find it curious it happened just like that 3 years later, and one of the Authors was able to control what information the 9/11 Commission was able to see?
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Just because people ignore them doesn’t mean facts cease to exist!
“As the crimes of 9/11 continue to go unsolved and largely unquestioned, Americans should be aware that another 9/11 could happen at any time. If it does, the ongoing failure to question obvious deception in terrorism could take society to places where freedom to question is no longer an option.”
For me.. the ONE BIG one is.. just how does NY City remove in 4 hours overnight that which needs 4 YEARS. . i e 2 piles of rubble each 100M high (laws of physics .,18%-20% of collapsed building’s remains), and 2 central cores each 500M high, (as the floors ‘pancaked).. all this consisting of MILLIONS of tons of twisted massive steel girders, concrete, glass, wiring and electrics, air cons and ducting, plumbing and fixtures, Lifts and lift shafts/motors, office equipment and furniture.. PLUS 3000+ humans??? Magick like Carbanoro?
All that plotting, planning and planting of secret bombs, agents and suicide bombers and not one single whistleblower amongst all the patriots?
Now THAT is hard to believe.
And why were the attacks scheduled early in the day? Surely the greater the number of victims the greater the impact on the American psyche.
How many whistleblowers/patriots revealed what really happened with JFK’s assassination? So many witnesses died afterwards it would take a very brave person to speak up. Now you have sanitized ‘confessions’ by people on their deathbeds.
Sorry, but there never will be “proof”, only, informed opinion.
You seeming to be saying the absence of a 9/11 mole invalidates the mountain of evidence undermining the official conspiracy theory?
Remember Max Cleland walked away from the 9/11 Commission once it became apparent to him that Bush’s administration controlled the information flow including access to official documents (or should that be lack of access).
Despite orchestrating affairs neither Dubya or Cheney ever gave testimony on the record so it was hardly surprising when dutiful placemen appointed by the neocons rubber stamped a pre-determined narrative despite a growing body of scientific and forensic evidence which painted a very different picture.
Yet despite the magnitude, and catastrophic nature of the attack and weaknesses of both the 9/11 Commission and NIST reports no president after Bush considered these failings sufficiently damaging to instigate a more thorough, albeit belated review.
Perhaps a review of the 9/11 Commission’s original findings might have transpired if more pressure had been brought to bear instead of the likes of the Guardian busily deleting any comment that deviated from the fantastical account sold to us by war hungry American and British hawks?
During WW II’s Manhattan Project–to build the bomb–secrecy was so successful that VP Truman had to be read in on the project when FDR died, this in despite of over 100,000 people working in the USA on the project.
It wouldn’t take that many to pull off 9/11, especially when its masterminded by Israel, the nation that is our occupier.
But the net is closing in on the real perps, witness the hysterical flailing of Israel and her rabid US backers, indicting nation after nation for their alleged part in the False Flag.
They know the Net is closing in on Israel and they want to divert–and keep ignorant–as many Americans as they can.
Great article. 9/11 was one of the defining moments, like where were you when you heard about the JFK assassination?
Respect for all the researchers who came together for truth telling. The architects, pilots, engineers. David Griffin and many more. For me, a litmus test of intellectual honesty is to ask what one believes about 9/11, and why?
Too many reasons why I could not ever believe the official story, and the first was looking at the speed at which the towers fell down, and know it looked like a Controlled Demolition. The rest, is all detail and I wasn’t going to get into various theories and counter theories, some strategically planted to discredit the movement.
But one thing got me. I witnessed an F-104 crash near a military airfield in Pakistan. Parts strewn all over a field over several acre from the impact site. Yet the amazing Pentalawn? Almost pristine, and the 767’s a much larger plane. Likewise, the Shanksville PA UA 193 impact point site? So few parts there. Most likely, it was shot down.
American author James Perloff is holder of PhDs (from Harvard, MIT and Oxford), Nobel Prize winner in Physics, and former member of John Birch Society, a Zionist disinformation group, posted an article on his blog, entitled, 9/11 Simplified.
Perloff disagree with the 9/11 theorists who claim that 9/11 was an INSIDE Job. He is of the opinion that 9/11 was an outside job, done by Israeli operatives, but with consent and cooperation at the highest levels of the US government.
In order to prove his point, he gives the example of Israel’s vicious 1967 attack on the USS Liberty. It is well understood that president Lyndon B. Johnson and defense secretary Robert McNamara fully cooperated, by twice recalling US fighters that the Sixth Fleet had sent to rescue the Liberty, and later by ordering a cover-up. However, at the physical operational level, the attack was carried out by Israelis, not by Americans in this inside job.
Thanks, Rehmat, I think it’s widely agreed on among the 9/11 community that Israel carried out the actual demolitions (and had the ‘Dancing Israelis’ available to “document the event”) but stand down and contradictory orders to NORAD could only come from the highest levels of American officialdom, Dick Cheney to be specific. He’s the traitor, but we could argue endlessly. Waste of time, IMO.
The main question and the one ‘they’ don’t want us to ever ask is…. CUI BONO?
Talk of Nano-Thermite and other technical speculation helps distract people from the most damning evidence, the copious amounts of PNAC Zionist documents from the 90s calling for just such a catastrophic event, that could be used justify the subjugation of Israel’s Muslim neighbours. Well look at what’s happened as a result of that morning in September 2001!
In the context of PNAC, we should focus more on those ‘dancing Israelis’ than on the wild young brothel-hopping and strangely amateur Muslim pilots. These Israelis were the ones ‘dancing’ on that fateful morning, after they had perched themselves in a perfect spot to ‘view’ the first tower impact; and what about their buddies, the several other Israeli groups intercepted by police as they were driving vans full of explosives and the heavily redacted police interviews of these same ‘suspects’ (analysed very thoroughly by Ryan Dawson on his blog), before they were quietly sent back home to Israel where they made further self- incriminating appearances on TV.
The Mossad/CIA fingerprints are all over this false flag event. It couldn’t have been carried out without the control of the high-tech (Israeli owned) companies that organised the massive sky and media synchronisation needed. This was something that required even more sophistication than the brutal on-site demolition process.
One of the most sickening moments for me was watching the BBC report (no doubt as the result of a timing glitch from shared central control) the destruction of building seven, about 20 minutes before it happened.
As Tubularsock has redundantly stated:
911 was not and inside job,
It was an outsourced job.
The United States always outsources
its terrorist activities.
It’s the American Way.
The fact that nearly 3000 people got in the way
and got themselves killed is just collateral damage.
If the U.S. had bomb Saudi Arabia rather than Afghanistan
after the event just maybe we’d be friends with Iran!
Once again: there is no substantive evidence for the presence on any plane of any of the alleged 19 ‘hijackers’, nor for the hijacking of any planes. No planes crashed into any of the four alleged impact sites: WTC1 & 2, the Pentagon, and the field near Shanksville. No verified phone calls were made from any of the allegedly hijacked planes (the faked calls are prima facie evidence of an inside job).
Planted evidence (landing wheels, passports, an improbable bandanna, etc) is further proof of an inside job.
Thermite may very well have been used, but it cannot explain fully the way the twin towers were demolished, with steel columns being pulverised in mid-air and hundreds of thousands of tons of material being reduced to powder. Thus the important question remains as to who had the capability to employ the sophisticated technology required (either nuclear or DEW).
References to “failures of air defence systems” and/or “failure to follow up leads suggesting attacks” are red herrings designed to preserve the myth of an Islamic terrorist plot hatched externally by either ObL or KSM or some others.
Ryan studiously avoids mention of compelling evidence of Israeli Mossad involvement – or of the curious ‘coincidences’ that had Bibi Netanyahu in New York on September 11 and London on 7 July.
I don’t see the relevance of Netanyahu’s presence on either day, unless you are suggesting he was in some way directly linked to alleged operations.
What we do know is that the US invaded Afghanistan 3 weeks after 9/11 and that Secretary of State Powell lied about WMDs at a UN security council meeting 1 month before ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’.
Of course 9/11 was used as a psychological lever to intimidate westerners into thinking that if US forces did not start killing Iraqis PDQ then terrifying weapons which only existed in the fetid imagination of neocons would be used to inflict further 9/11s on American or European cities.
The evidence for 9/11 lies are strong, so is the evidence for lies told by neocons like Bush & Blair to rationalise further aggression – the evidence for what actually happended on the day however is less certain.
Re Netanyahu’s presence in both places and arranging TV interviews almost on cue? Sometimes, a coincidence is a conspiracy.
You might be interested in reading”Bush and Cheney :How they Ruined America and the World” by David Ray Griffin.An excellent book by a man I consider of the utmost integrity.All the peices are there and he puts them all together for true picture to emerge from the lies we were told.
I have, thanks. Saw his documentary, 9/11 The Myth and the Reality and agree w/you about his integrity
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his 1987 book, “Terrorism: How the West can win”, speaks of plans to attack the United Nations building or the World Trade Center in order to unite Americans behind a ‘Clash of Civilizations’; non-stop wars between the Christian world and Muslim world to destroy Israel’s enemies.
Since September 11, 2001, successive US administrations have blamed phony Al-Qaeda, Iraq, and Iran for the terrorist attacks. Now, Israeli poodles like Senators John McCain, Bob Graham and the rest of the AIPAC creeps, and the western media are trying to make Saudi Arabia scapegoat for the 9/11 terrorist attacks in order to protect Israeli crimes.
paul- you nailed it/one more coincidence is that Goss and Graham met for breakfast with Ahmad on 9/11 itself as Chossodovsky points out in a recent article here then later these guys are leading the demand for the release of the 28 pages where he warns of a limited hangout actively spreading within the “Truth Movement”
SA doesnt have DEWs nor mini-neutron bombs
The only people who buy the official 9/11 conspiracy theory are gullible fools or the average Guardian reader.
The case against the credibility of the ’19 highjackers’ myth is overwhelming, while Kissinger’s appointment as chairman of the 9/11 commission tells us the US never had any intention of revealing what actually happened on the day 2 planes managed to bring down 3 towers.
The liberal medias abject denial of this reality proves, if proof were needed, that propaganda is alive and well whenever it comes to serving the geopolitical interests of those who control both the media and foreign policy.
It goes without saying commentators would be able to make more sense of the aftermath of the Iraqi invasion if the truth about 9/11 was made public.
I accept the premise that the official story of 9/11 needs questioning and I applaud the work of people such as David Ray Griffin who has the forensic skill to ask all the right questions without having the need to jump to conclusions as a consequence of doing so.
But ‘only people who buy the official 9/11 conspiracy theory are gullible fools’ frankly, I don’t buy since the reasons people will accept official explanations of anything are may and varied as the reasons for accepting objects of conspiracy. There is a real danger for all of us here that collecting conspiracies becomes little more than a form of self aggrandisement, especially when acceptance of them also involves finding fault with those not ‘in the know’.
Manipulation of the public mood is of course in essential ingredient in the pursuit of nefarious political objectives such as continuing arms sales in the Middle East, establishment of strategic military bases in the region, or securing fabulous wealth from oil and gas deals, etc.
This might not be achieved so readily without a large dose of gullability, interia, public indifference, whatever you want to call it, amongst broad swathes of the British, American, and indeed European electorate.
Put another way why has US foreign policy not seen America reduced to a pariah state, and why does western media treat the likes of Blair and Campbell as naughty school boys (despite the findings in Chilcot’s half-arsed inquiry) – one answer to my own rhetorical question is that the public are just as susceptible to the techniques employed by ‘Squealer’ in ‘Animal Farm’, and although it is shocking (knowing what we now know), who is surprised that they swallowed the official 9/11 narrative hook, line and sinker?
The situation reached a nadir when the US armed and trained groups in Syria that contained de facto elements from Al-Qaeda and ISIS – of course they were rebranded as good rebels or anti-Assad forces as a fig leaf for the ongoing proxy war playing out against a backdrop of regional and imperial interests.
Just to add – such is the level of contempt for the public by the authorities that the collapse of WCT7 is not even mentioned in the official report by the 9/11 Commission.
Yes, that’s right Bush’s band of yes-men could not even count the number of buildings that fell on 9/11 even though the collpase of WTC7 could not be explained in rational, scientific terms.
Philip Zelikow wrote the actual report and was tainted long before the investigation began by his close association with Condoleezza Rice (they even co-authored a book. ‘Germany unified and Europe transformed’)