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Al-Qaeda Kingpin: I Trained 9/11 Hijackers

More Muslim hubris. I don’t expect any less from a culture whose greatest contribution to civilization was the concept of zero. From Al-Qaeda Kingpin: I Trained 9/11 Hijackers: Louai al-Sakka sits isolated from the world and fellow inmates 24 hours a day at Kandira prison east of Istanbul, since being convicted last year in connection… Keep Reading

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The Saudi Roots of 9/11

From The Saudi Roots of 9/11: In The Siege of Mecca, Wall Street Journal writer Yaroslav Trofimov pulls back the curtain surrounding events that the Saudis would very much rather the world forgot. The November 1979 siege of the Grand Mosque in Mecca laid the groundwork for al-Qaeda and the events of Sep. 11. Juhayman… Keep Reading

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Welles Remy Crowther, age 24

Welles Remy Crowther, age 24.Place killed: World Trade Center. Resident of Upper Nyack, New York. Welles Remy Crowther was an equities trader on the South Tower’s 104th floor, who helped dozens of people to safety on September 11. His body was found in March, 2002, alongside several firefighters and emergency workers bunched in a command… Keep Reading

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How Much 9/11 Tribute Is Enough?

It figures. Leave it to the New York Times to publish an article presenting the lefty perspective that memorializing September 11, 2001 again on September 11, 2007 is questionable as to whether all of it is necessary, at the same decibel level — still. Quote unquote. The abrasive article, by N. R. Kleinfeld, comes at… Keep Reading

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