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911 Hijackers

A Cloud Hanging Over the Military Commissions

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

It shouldn't have been such a difficult issue. After all, defendants on trial for mass murder in a death penalty case often aren't happy with how things are going. That may include being disappointed with their lawyers. But that's in federal court. The military commissions are different.

Military Commission in 9/11 Case Stalls Again, This Time Because Defendant Doesn't Trust His Lawyers

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 02.16.2017 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Within minutes of the start of the hearing in the case against the five alleged masterminds of the September 11 terrorist attacks, Walid bin Attash, who's accused of helping to train the 9/11 hijackers, announced he doesn't trust his appointed lawyers and wants to communicate with the judge directly instead.

Michael McAuliff

Widow Of 9/11 Pilot Calls Airline Security Plan An 'Insult' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ellen Saracini became an airline security advocate in the hardest way possible. She lost her husband, Victor, on Sept. 11, 2001, when hi...

Ten Years After 9/11: The Suicide Angle

Dr. Adam Lankford | Posted 11.12.2011 | World
Dr. Adam Lankford

The easiest reaction is to just pick a side. Either the 9/11 hijackers were normal, or they were insane. Ten years after that day, this false dichotomy continues to distort explanations of why the U.S. was attacked.

The Sun Sets on 9/11/2001

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Derek Henry Flood

A decade of talking about who has won and who has lost is both immaterial and intellectually childish. It was never about winning or losing. It is about carrying on with life. Getting on with the business of this awkwardly, unevenly integrating world.

FBI Agents Missed Chance To Stop Atta, Informant Says

ABC News | BRIAN ROSS and VIC WALTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On the eve of the eight year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, an FBI informant who infiltrated alleged terrorist cells in the U.S. tells ABC News the ...