9/11 in Focus: information, opinion and research

Why 9/11 still matters

On 9/11 2001 three steel-framed high-rise buildings collapsed completely at near free-fall speed allegedly due to fires – which, if true, makes them the only steel-framed high-rises in construction history to have ever done this. Only two of these buildings had been struck by planes.

The official explanation for this event is that Moslem terrorists somehow confounded all the usual security procedures and ‘attacked America’ because they ‘hated our freedoms.’

This version of the meaning behind 9/11 was the catalyst for the perpetual war currently being waged, the ultimate fail-safe irrefutable argument to silence criticism of the Patriot Act, Guantanamo and the creeping emergence of fascism in the Western world.

A narrative as crucial as that needs to be closely examined, but the mainstream media has not only failed to perform this function, it has successfully persuaded many intelligent people that it doesn’t need to be done, and that only lunatics would bother subjecting the official story to any examination.

Twenty years ago the idea of large scale false flags or government deceptions seemed absurd to all of us. But the unravelling of so many official narratives in recent years; the lies over WMDs, the lies over Ghouta, the lies over Libya and Ukraine, the repeat evidence for wholesale manipulation, if not fabrication, of events to promote war, means it ought to be impossible for any thinking person to simply take the events of 9/11 on trust any more.

How can any of us continue to question everything 9/11 has brought us, but not question 9/11 itself?

So, we’re using this section to pose a couple of very basic questions:

  • Has the government sufficiently explained its version of events?
  • Does this version fit the observed facts better than any other?

The fact this is considered by so many intelligent people to be an “out there” thing to do speaks volumes about how much even the most savvy of us are currently brainwashed.

The phrase “conspiracy theorist” is an empty meme invented to deter enquiry. We don’t think this is a good thing and we don’t intend to be controlled by it. We believe facts really should be sacred – however unpopular they may be and whatever label someone may have attached to them.


Despite the allusive claims of certitude in the mainstream media, the actual physics of the WTC collapses remain poorly understood. NIST has never offered a comprehensive explanation of how two planes brought down three high-rise buildings. Or how asymmetrical damage caused symmetrical collapse. Or how a progressive collapse could proceed at a speed virtually indistinguishable from free fall. Or why it would look exactly like a controlled demolition.

Questions are legion, official answers few and inadequate. Read more about that here…

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Further Reading


JOURNAL OF 9/11 STUDIES: academic papers and letters on many aspects of the events and aftermath of 9/11.

ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS FOR 9/11 TRUTH: organisation for architects, engineers and other professionals who question aspects of the official account of 9/11.

CONSENSUS 9/11, THE BEST EVIDENCE PANEL: The 23-member 9/11 Consensus Panel is building a body of evidence-based research into the events of September 11, 2001. This evidence — derived from a standard scientific reviewing process — is available to any investigation that may be undertaken by the public, the media, academia, or any other investigative body or institution

CORBETT REPORT: James Corbett has put together a truly excellent collection of videos, podcasts and articles, going into great detail about many aspects of 9/11, from witness testimony to geo-political fallout. His new series of videos focuses on whistleblowers.

DIG WITHIN: Personal website of Kevin Ryan, 9/11 whistleblower, editor of Journal of 9/11 Studies

SCREW LOOSE CHANGE: Staunch defenders of the official conspiracy theory of 9/11. Tend to use ad hom in place of rational debate. Not updated very often at present