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  September 11, 2001 attacks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In a 2004 video, apparently acknowledging responsibility for the attacks, bin Laden states that he was motivated by the 1982 Lebanon War, for which he held the U.S. partially responsible.
On September 20, 2001, the president spoke before the nation and a joint session of the United States Congress, regarding the events of that day, the intervening nine days of rescue and recovery efforts, and his intent in response to those events.
The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9/11 Commission), chaired by former New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean, was formed in late 2002 to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the attacks, including preparedness for, and the immediate response to, the attacks.
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 Responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks rests with the individuals who carried out suicide attacks, the individuals that financed and aided the operations, and organizational co-conspirators that aided or trained these individuals.
Initial reports following the attacks indicated that the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a Palestinian militant group, had claimed responsibility for the attacks, but this was denied by a senior leader of the group soon after.
The Taliban subsequently denounced the attack and claimed that it was not connected to Osama bin Laden, the Muslim leader living in Afghanistan whom the U.S. government declared the prime suspect.
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 September 11, 2001 attacks - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The September 11th attacks are among the most significant events to have occurred so far in the 21st century in terms of the profound economic, social, political, cultural and military effects that followed in the United States and many other parts of the world.
A relatively small minority reject the determination that Al-Qaeda was responsible for the attacks; often citing the CIA or Mossad or pro-Zionists elements as perpetrators.
The attacks were denounced world-wide, with the headline of Paris, France's "Le Monde" newspaper being prototypical: "Today We Are All Americans." Approximately one month after the attacks the USA led a wide coalition of international forces into Afghanistan in pursuit of al-Qaeda forces.
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 September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks, often referred to as 9/11 (pronounced "nine eleven"), were a series of coordinated suicide attacks that involved the hijacking of four passenger jets.
The attacks of September 11th, 2001 had immediate and overwhelming effects upon the United States population and prompted numerous memorials and services all over the world, as well as tolerance of the US retaliation upon those accused of supporting the attacks.
After the U.S. attack removed the Taliban from power in many parts of Afghanistan, a videotape was discovered abandoned in Kabul, the Afghan capital, which showed bin Laden discussing the attacks in a context which seemed to imply that he had foreknowledge.
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 Responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks - The Black Vault Encyclopedia Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks has been determined to lie with the al-Qaeda organization.
Though no group has explicitly claimed responsibility, the militant Islamic al-Qaeda group has praised the attacks and the group's leaders have hinted at their involvement in the incidents.
However, during a 2006 Moussaoui trial cross-examination[2], FBI agents stated that the bureau was aware, years before the attacks in 2001, that al-Qaida planned to use planes to destroy important buildings.
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 UK Report on Responsibility for the September 11 Terrorist Attacks
The attacks on 11 September 2001 were similar in both their ambition and intended impact to previous attacks undertaken by Usama Bin laden and Al Qaida, and also had features in common.
In June 2001, in the face of mounting evidence of the Al Qaida threat, the United States warned the Taleban that it had the right to defend itself and that it would hold the regime responsible for attacks against US citizens by terrorists sheltered in Afghanistan.
The attacks of 11 September 2001 are entirely consistent with the scale and sophistication of the planning which went into the attacks on the East African Embassies and the USS Cole.
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 The Ultimate September 11, 2001 attacks Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks carried out in the United States on September 11, 2001.
The September 11th attacks were consistent with their campaign against the United States, undertaken because of perceived American support for Israel's oppression of fellow Arab Muslims in Palestine, and American support for dictatorial regimes in the Middle East which al-Qaeda opposes (e.g.
The attacks were denounced world-wide and approximately one month after the attacks the USA led a wide coalition of international forces into Afghanistan in pursuit of al-Qaeda forces.
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 UK Report on Responsibility for the September 11 Terrorist Attacks
After 11 September we learned that, not long before, Bin Laden had indicated he was about to launch a major attack on America.
In June 2001, in the face of mounting evidence of the Al Qaida threat, the United States warned the Taleban that it had the right to defend itself and that it would hold the régime responsible for attacks against US citizens by terrorists sheltered in Afghanistan.
In the run-up to 11 September, Bin Laden was mounting a concerted propaganda campaign amongst like-minded groups of people - including videos and documentation - justifying attacks on Jewish and American targets; and claiming that those who died in the course of them were carrying out God's work.
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 Wikipedia and bin Laden - A 'Conspiracy Theory' Too Far?
On the tape, bin Laden claims that it was he alone who assigned the hijackers to perform the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and that Zacarias Moussaoui had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks.
On September 9, 2002 an audio tape purportedly made by bin Laden was broadcast on al-Jazeera.
He also condemned the Bush government's response to the attacks, and presented the attacks as part of a campaign of revenge and deterrence begun after personally seeing the destruction of the Lebanese Civil War in 1982.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/September 11, 2001 attacks
The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11 -- pronounced "nine eleven") consisted of a series of coordinated suicide terrorist attacks upon the United States, predominantly targeting civilians, carried out on Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
For example, the BBC reported 14 days after the attack that four of the 19 were alive based upon the initial identification supplied by the FBI.
In the aftermath of the attacks, many U.S. citizens held the view that they had "changed the world forever." Many felt that the United States was now vulnerable to terrorist attacks in ways it had not been previously.
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 September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks
In late September, British Prime Minister Tony Blair released information compiled by Western intelligence agencies connecting Osama bin Laden to the Afghan Taliban leadership, and bin Laden's Al-Qaida organisation.
After the U.S. attack removed the Taliban from power in many parts of Afghanistan, a videotape was discovered abandoned in Kabul, the Afghan capital, which showed bin Laden discussing the attacks in language that is hard to account for except in ways that imply he intended to indicate his foreknowledge.
Just over a year after the attacks, a letter, purporting to be written by Osama bin Laden, appeared on the Internet in Arabic.
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 September 11, 2001
The site is set up to "collect, preserve, and present the history of the September 11, 2001 attack in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania and the public responses." Contains firsthand accounts, digital images, and suggestions on creating curriculum materials about the catastrophe.
Responsibility for the Terrorist Atrocities in the United States, 11 September 2001
This web page presents evidence supporting the conviction that Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda were responsible for the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.
library.smc.edu /research/topics/September_11_2001.htm   (926 words)

  
 Bush triumphantly wraps up NATO expansion tour
Russian President Vladimir Putin sounded the trip's only sour notes, using their seventh meeting since January 2001 to insist that Bush heed UN rules in his drive to disarm Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
He that 15 of the 19 September 11, 2001 hijackers were from Saudi Arabia, and openly fretted that Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was not doing enough to keep his country's nuclear weapons out of terrorists' hands.
The Saudi-born extremist's al-Qaeda network has claimed responsibility for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
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 Learning from the September 11 [2001] attacks
In the wake of the September 11 attacks, speculation has been rife about who the perpetrators may have been.
Over the long run, the September 11 attacks will encourage public awareness of our government's imperial role in the world, including a sobering reassessment of this country's perverse "special relationship" with the Jewish ethnostate.
In the years ahead, as we continue our mission of promoting greater public awareness of history and world affairs, and a greater sense of public responsibility for the policies that generated the rage behind the September 11 attacks, this work will be more important than ever.
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 Claxton Takes On Fahrenheit 9/11
While it is absolutely ludicrous to try and pin all the responsibility of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the Bush Administration, it has made me wonder why:
Although the attacks on the World Trade Center in 1993 and the USS Cole in 2000 were indeed serious, it was the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 that should’ve been a real wakeup call.
Although not said implicitly in the movie, the events of September 11 may have been averted had terrorism mitigation taken a higher priority in the Clinton White House.
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 Muslim American Society
In "Fahrenheit 9/11," Moore exposes alleged links between Bush's family and that of al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, who claimed responsibility for the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York and Washington that killed nearly 3,000 people.
Outraged by its red-hot content, which prompted the Walt Disney Co. to refuse in May to distribute the film, conservative Move America Forward is leading a last-ditch campaign to persuade US theatres not to screen it.
The Motion Picture Association of America joined the fray Tuesday by slapping the film with an "R" rating requiring minors under 17 to be accompanied by an adult, a move Moore has slammed saying that Washington deems teenage soldiers old enough to die in Iraq.
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 Experts Issue Chilling Terrorism Warning
While Al-Qaeda initially denied responsibility for the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, by April of the following year it reversed its position.
Quintan Wiktorowicz, assistant professor of international studies, and John Kaltner, associate professor of religious studies, have conducted an in-depth analysis of the Al-Qaeda justification for September 11, and their work will be published this summer in the journal Middle East Policy.
Their study of the document led them to conclude that Al-Qaeda intends to continue targeting civilians, and that the attacks may accelerate if the war on terrorism relaxes.
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 CNN.com - Terror attacks hit U.S. - September 11, 2001
• In the first attack, a plane hits the north tower of the World Trade Center in Manhattan shortly before 9 a.m., followed by another plane into the second tower about 20 minutes later.
• American Airlines tells CNN that it lost two planes, both en route to Los Angeles: American Flight 11 from Boston with 81 passengers and 11 crew aboard is lost.
This is believed, but not confirmed, to have been one of the planes that crashed into the trade center.
archives.cnn.com /2001/US/09/11/worldtrade.crash/story.html   (650 words)

  
 Homeland Security National Terror Alert » 2004 » July
By providing the warning, the group is revealing its plans for attacks against “Christian companies, airlines and oil companies,” according to a translation of the report.
Former consultant for the FBI and organized crime and international terrorism and a seasoned investigative reporter, Paul L. Williams reveals the potential for nuclear terrorism on US soil in this shocking expose.
Europe’s biggest terrorist threat is Morocco — seething with as many as 1,000 al-Qaida adherents capable of suicide attacks and skilled at slipping through the continent’s southern gateway, Spain’s leading anti-terrorism judge testified Thursday.
www.nationalterroralert.com /updates/index.php?m=20040716   (266 words)

  
 US plans to carry out operation in Yemen -DAWN - International; September 19, 2002
The United States has been increasingly concerned that Yemen is becoming a safe haven for al-Qaeda fighters on the run since being driven out of Afghanistan.
Yemen is the ancestral home of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, who has claimed responsibility for the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.
Yemeni authorities still harbor concerns about allowing US forces to go after anyone in their country, but are secretly negotiating with Washington, ABC reported.—AFP
www.dawn.com /2002/09/19/int9.htm   (264 words)

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