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September 11

September 11 Families: Don't Use Our Loved Ones To Turn Away Refugees

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.01.2017 | Religion

President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting Muslim refugees and immigrants explicitly mentions the September 11 terrorist attacks three times...

Guantanamo 9/11 Trial Continues To Be A Slow-Motion Train Wreck

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

It's no secret that the Guantanamo Bay detention center is a huge government money-suck.

Trump Should Watch The Military Commissions Before Continuing Them

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 12.05.2016 | Home
Daphne Eviatar

Among the many questions Donald Trump will have to consider when he takes office in January is whether to keep trying to prosecute the five alleged masterminds of the 9/11 terror attacks in the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay.

Rudy Giuliani Falsely Claims Hillary Clinton Lied About Being In NYC On 9/11

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

Donald Trump surrogate Rudy Giuliani has backpedaled after claiming that Hillary Clinton lied about being in New York City during the terrorist attack...

Apologizing To My Daughter For The Last 15 Years Of War

Peter Van Buren | Posted 09.18.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

I recently sent my last kid off for her senior year of college. There are rituals to such moments, and because dad-confessions are not among them, I just carried boxes and kept quiet.

This Disney Movie Looked Very Different Before 9/11

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.13.2016 | Entertainment

“Lilo & Stitch” was the feel-good film the country needed when Disney released it in 2002. The animated hit features Hawaii’s beautiful scenery...

"I Lived Through 9/11" Club

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.14.2016 | New York
Galina Nemirovsky

Before 9/11, there was just a date on the calendar between the 10th and the 12th which never made me shudder. There was 9-1-1, but not 9/11. It's like...

New Zealand Firefighters Honor 9/11 Victims With A Powerful Haka

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.12.2016 | Good News

On Sunday, almost 9,000 miles away from New York City, more than 160 New Zealand firefighters performed a powerful and emotional haka to honor their c...

Fifteen Years After 9/11, Perpetual 'War On Terror' Continues Unabated

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

Fifteen years ago, 19 men committed suicide and took more than 3,000 people with them. The 9/11 attacks constituted crimes against humanity and should...

NASA's 9/11 Memorial On Mars Is Simply Out Of This World

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.12.2016 | Science

As the U.S. commemorated the 15-year anniversary of the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks, NASA shared a tribute in a place far beyond America’s borders....

What to Do About Saudi Arabia

Joseph Braude | Posted 09.11.2016 | Home
Joseph Braude

American policymakers share a concern that the Saudi government, Saudi charities, and wealthy Saudi individuals continue to promote extremism around t...

Millions Of Kids Honor 9/11 By Singing The National Anthem

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.11.2016 | Politics

As protests over the national anthem spread across the country, some three million kids nationwide stood in unison Friday and sang “The Star-Spangle...

#NeverForget 9/11: Answer The Call To Choose Hope Over Fear

Christine Pelosi | Posted 09.11.2016 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

We must remember where we were those first few moments and ask where we want to go now -- as a people, as a society, as a country.

Time-Lapse Photos Show How The Twin Towers Defined New York City

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.11.2016 | Arts

As the country marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a multisite photography exhibition looks at how the World Trade Cen...

Remembering September 11

Fernando Reimers | Posted 09.11.2016 | Politics
Fernando Reimers

On a recent summer evening, my wife and I visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. As our fingers touched the names inscribed in the parapet...

'We're At War': Newly Released Notes Detail Bush's Response To 9/11 Aboard Air Force One

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 9 - The notes are handwritten on a legal pad and provide a verbatim account of the shock, pain and grim determination aboard Air For...

My 9/11 Walk Your Talk Pilgrimage

Donna Henes | Posted 09.10.2016 | New York
Donna Henes

When the planes flew into the Twin Towers, I was out of the country. It took me more than a week to be able to get past the sealed borders and return ...

15 Years on, Muslims in the Middle East Still Feel the Backlash of 9/11

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 09.12.2016 | Home
Dean Obeidallah

Yes, America was the target of the terrorists on 9/11, but the victims of that tragedy go far beyond our soil.

On This 9/11, Recapture The Spirit Of Service

Dorothy Samuels | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics
Dorothy Samuels

Fifteen years after the horrific terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, my thoughts keep returning to a remarkable gathering I attended at Columbia ...

A Minute-By-Minute Breakdown Of What Happened On 9/11

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics

Sunday is the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The coordinated plot began with the hijacking of four planes and ultimately en...

15 Years After 9/11, The Death Toll Continues To Rise

Linda Reinstein | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Reinstein

On the morning of September 11, 2001, as we watched the immediate impact of the unthinkable terrorist attacks on our nation unfold, we saw the plumes ...

How Being Muslim In America Has Changed Since 9/11

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.09.2016 | Religion

The terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 reverberated around the world long after that fateful morning. Americans of all stripes grappled with the image ...

How U.S. Immigration Policy Has Changed Since 9/11

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics

U.S. immigration policy is inextricably linked with national security and border control policies. But that wasn’t always the case. The Sept. 11, 20...

How The National Anthem Continues To Unite The United States Each And Every School Year

Mia Toschi | Posted 09.08.2016 | Education
Mia Toschi

Four years ago, I created the National Anthem Sing-Along with a dream that all students would understand the feeling of being "united" as a country, as we were in the days, weeks, and months after September 11, 2001.

Bombs Away! Their Precision Weaponry And Ours

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.08.2016 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

If you really want to experience shock and awe, however, think about this: almost 15 years have passed and that air war has never ended.