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They Won: 9/11 and the American Fear Factornew

The tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is coming up, and according to some members of the media, we're all supposed to be excited about commemorating it. Maybe it's just me, but that seems an odd thing to do, kind of like if Poland threw a big party on the anniversary of being invaded by Nazi Germany.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  John Grooms  |  09-07-2011  |  Commentary

What Can We Learn From the 9/11 Anniversary?new

Ten years later, a TV terrorpalooza rings hollow.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  09-07-2011  |  Commentary

We Learned Nothing From 9/11

They say everything changed on 9/11. No one can dispute that. But we didn't learn anything.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  08-29-2011  |  Commentary

Preventing Another 9/11 Means the U.S. Must Reverse Coursenew

The notion that fighting terrorism overseas is the only way to prevent it from happening at home is worse than wrong -- it's the exact opposite
Charleston City Paper  |  Jack Hunter  |  09-18-2008  |  Commentary

Obama: The Other White Meat

Barack Obama promises change. When he gets the chance to start a national conversation about U.S. foreign policy, however, he punts.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  05-07-2008  |  Commentary

Those Who Promise to be 'Tough on Terror' Ignore Its Root Causesnew

American intervention overseas, from never-ending sanctions on Iraq to permanent military bases on the Arabian Peninsula, is without question the primary cause for 9/11 and the current terrorist threat, a point the 9/11 Commission Report also made perfectly clear. But this is not the answer America is used to hearing from its politicians.
Charleston City Paper  |  Jack Hunter  |  05-07-2008  |  Commentary

9/11: Six Years Later, Are We Any Safer?new

On this September 11, even as bin Laden remains at large, we are still waist-deep in The Big Sandy, with a mission lacking closure and yet another demand for supplemental billions of dollars in funding for endless war en route from the White House to Congress for a likely rubber-stamped approval.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Courtney Haden  |  09-10-2007  |  Commentary

History Happensnew

Americans can't prevent catastrophe, no matter how many bureaucratic security measures they create.
Seven Days  |  Judith Levine  |  06-25-2007  |  Commentary

What Really Happened on 9/11?new

A New Jersey 9/11 widow and a New England filmmaker urge Burlington residents to vote next month for a new investigation.
Seven Days  |  Ken Picard  |  02-21-2007  |  Politics

The Clinton Challengenew

Democrats should do like Bill and confront right-wing hits head on.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Mick Farren  |  10-06-2006  |  Commentary

Family Trade Centernew

The feelings we are encouraged -- even permitted -- to have about 9/11 are private.
Seven Days  |  Judith Levine  |  09-28-2006  |  Commentary

The CIA's Torture Taxinew

A plane that appears to be used by the CIA to carry terrorism suspects to dungeons in far-off lands is linked to a mysterious company in Reno and a prominent Nevada politico.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  A.C. Thompson and Trevor Paglen  |  12-14-2005  |  Politics

More Hot Water in Vice President's Officenew

The overall picture that emerges with the indictment of Scooter Libby is of the vice president's office as a boiler room, with Dick Cheney's flunkies concocting a story to smear Joe Wilson by outing his wife's undercover employment by the CIA.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  11-02-2005  |  Politics

Rudy to the Rescuenew

Every time a talking head invokes Rudy Giuliani's name as the master of disasters, it boosts his chances of succeeding Dubya as the guy who hands out the ice and the blankets.
The Village Voice  |  Jarrett Murphy  |  09-14-2005  |  Politics

Clueless in

"George doesn't have a clue what it's like to try to sleep like my son does -- if he even sleeps -- to the sounds of bombs all night," writes the mayor of Darby Borough, Pa.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Paula M. Brown  |  10-26-2004  |  Commentary

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