J.M. Berger, an author and researcher on extremism, made public on Intelwire a large number of previously unreleased or difficult-to-find materials related to 9/11 that were obtained through FOIA, court documents and open sources.
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The 9/11 Commission’s call to action to update and modernize congressional intelligence oversight is as relevant as ever.
Amidst the turbulent investigations into the Russia Connection, it is useful to review what made the bipartisan investigation conducted by the 9/11 Commission successful.
The House Intelligence Committee today released the long-classified 28 pages of a 2002 Congressional report that discussed the alleged role of Saudi Arabia in the attacks.
Wednesday morning’s 9/11 military commission session never gets past the opening formalities of verifying that the defendants are all present or, if not, voluntarily waiving their right to be present.
The people of France deserve a thorough and impartial investigation of why these attacks were not prevented.
Following a public hearing on Thursday morning, the military commission tasked with trying five Guantanamo detainees for their alleged roles in the 9/11 attacks went dark for back-to-back, closed 505(h) sessions on Thursday and Friday afternoons. The commission reconvened again two days later for a rare Sunday session, which was back on the record. Continuing what emerged as a pattern last week, the proceedings began with a sudden and unexpected detour.
Fourteen years ago this coming weekend, I was standing on top of the World Trade Center. It had been a long summer at work. The Justice Department office I worked in at the time was operating at a heightened pace. A couple law school friends and I drove up to New York for Labor Day weekend 2001 on a whim, and one of our group had never seen the view. I said it was a once-in-a-lifetime must, and up we went.
Once in a lifetime, indeed.