9/11 and aftermath
From The Progressive Populist:
After 9/11, by Bill Moyers
a group of "concerned citizens, researchers, independent
investigators and journalists asking and exploring unanswered
questions" about the 9/11 attack and other pressing issues. It was
launced at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on June 10,
2002 with a press conference featuring 9/11 investigative
journalists, law firms representing families of victims of Sept. 11
and family members themselves. Hear audio
and see written
transcripts of the press conference. Video is also available via
the web site.
Federation of American
Founded by members of the Manhattan Project, creators of the atomic
bomb, now dedicated to ending the worldwide arms race, achieving
nuclear disarmament and avoiding the use of nuclear weapons for any
purpose. See its section on Terrorism
reports from Michael Ruppert, former LAPD detective, now a muckraker
and conspiracy theorist who pays a lot of attention to the CIA.
of London special reports following 9/11. See also its World
of London reports on American issues, including 9/11. See also their
including Robert Fisk.
AsJames Bamford revealed last year in "Body of Secrets" (now
available in paperback), "the Joint Chiefs of Staff drew up and
approved plans for what may be the most corrupt plan ever created by
the US government. In the name of anti-communism, they proposed
launching a secret and bloody war of terrorism against their own
country in order to trick the American public into supporting an
ill-conceived war they intended to launch against Cuba.
research institute, library and archive of declassified U.S.
documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, with many
documents available online.
See a recently
declassified memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the
Kennedy administration in which the Joint Chiefs proposed to launch a
phony attack on the United States and blame it on the Cubans in order
to start a war.
Codenamed Operation Northwoods, the
plan, which had the written approval of the Chairman and every member
of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called for innocent people to be shot
on American streets; for boats carrying refugees fleeing Cuba to be
sunk on the high seas; for a wave of violent terrorism to be launched
in Washington, DC, Miami, and elsewhere. People would be framed for
bombings they did not commit; planes would be hijacked. Using phony
evidence, all of it would be blamed on Castro
." (p. 83, and
thanks to Eric
Alterman for the link.)
Look for post-9/11 coverage in Further
Reading, its selections from the web.
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