Tag Archives: 9/11

College blocks 9/11 ceremony to appease Muslims


The University of Minnesota – Twin Cities appears to be joining the parade of colleges whose students lack maturity and are prone to getting butthurt on a regular basis. According to a story on Hypeline.org by Kelsey Petruzzi, what seemed like a simple attempt to recognize the tragedy of September 11 became a lesson in political correctness gone amuck. Hypeline ... Read More »

Thanks For Nothing Donald: Dems use Trump’s 9/11 remarks to bash GOP


There’s a reason Ronald Reagan once said that Republicans should never speak ill of another Republican: it needlessly gives Democrats an opening to attack. Donald Trump, however, doesn’t seem to subscribe to the Reagan philosophy. Trump’s comments blaming President George W. Bush (in part) for the 9/11 attacks has opened the floodgates for Democrats to do the exact same thing, ... Read More »

Osama bin Laden’s Son-in-Law Goes on Trial in NYC


Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was introduced to prospective jurors Monday at the start of his trial on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks.

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan asked Sulaiman Abu Ghaith to turn and face the potential jurors before asking if any knew him. None did...

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BIAS Alert: Cal Poly Professor Asserts Bin Laden Was A ‘Freedom Fighter’ In Required Textbook


Usama bin Laden was a freedom fighter and the U.S. is a “neocolonial power,” according to a California state university teacher whose writings are required reading for his political science students.

“The Al Qaeda movement of Osama bin Laden is one example of an attempt to free a country (in this case, Saudi Arabia) from a corrupt and repressive regime propped up by a neocolonial power (in this case, the United States),” the book says.Emmit Evans, a political science lecturer at the public university Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, requires students in his “World Food Systems” class to read the textbook he co-authored, “The Other World.” In the book, about politics in the developing world, Evans offers up a sanitized version of the 9/11 mastermind and the terrorist group he headed...

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A Foreign Policy for the Future


Grand strategy has always been seductive because it promises policy coherence in the face of complexity. Yet the sorry truth is that American grand strategies are usually alluring but elusive. Containment during the Cold War, the most often cited example of grand strategy success, is a recent lonely exception that has driven political scientists and policy makers to keep hope alive. That hope is misguided. In the post-9/11 world, forging a successful grand strategy is unlikely and dangerous...

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Top al Qaeda leader wrote in his diaries before 9/11 saying that they wanted to ‘bring America to its knees’


The diary of a top al Qaeda leader has revealed that their expressed purpose while planning attacks in the months and years leading up to September 11th was to 'bring America down to its knees'.

Abu Zubaydah was captured by American and Pakistani intelligence officials in 2002 and was taken to Guantanamo Bay in 2006.

A translation of his diaries have been released to Al Jazeera America as a result of a Freedom of Information request, and they have shed light on the man who many believe helped al Qaeda plan terrorist attacks for the decade leading up to 9/11...

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