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Eight Years After 9/11, Does Afghanistan Matter?

David Latt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Latt

If the Taliban retake the country, the fate of Afghanistan's women and girls is easy to imagine. They will not be educated. Their schools will be closed or burned to the ground. They will be persecuted.

9/11: Good War, Bad War, No War

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Today, America needs to reassess what has been done in the name of the victims of 9/11: two horrible and unwinnable wars.

Punishing September 11 Culprits: Some Inmates Weigh In

Joseph Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Cooper

Shouldn't a victim of crime have some say in how his or her attacker is dealt with? What's so wrong with retributive justice? I've posed these questions to inmates at a facility where I teach.

9/11 Memories: Submit Your Photos And Stories

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Eight years ago today, the worst terrorist attack in United States history destroyed twin emblems of our country, killed nearly three thousand people,...

President Obama On 9/11 Anniversary: Every Year On This Day, We Are All New Yorkers

New York Daily News | President Barack Obama | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Eight years ago, on an ordinary Tuesday morning, nearly 3,000 lives were lost in the deadliest attack on American soil in our history. It was an even...

A New Number for a New Era: From 9/11 to 350

Billy Parish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Billy Parish

Until we change our lifestyle, the Earth will remain in the danger zone. There is still time to bring carbon dioxide levels back down, but it's going to take a major transformation in how we think and act.

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 ...

9/11 Events In New York City

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As usual, there is a multitude of events happening tomorrow to honor the anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Here is a brief rundown of what's...

A Never-Ending Battle

Michael Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Kaplan

We remain in danger of making the same mistakes the Romans made.

September 8 and September 11: Joy, Pain, and Hope

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Goldstein

I am an American, and I am a New Yorker. I grew up in Long Island, then the Bronx. I grew up with an iconic skyline shaped by the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings and the World Trade Center.

On 9/11, Day Of Mourning Becomes Day Of Service

AP | SUZANNE MA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - Drawing on the spirit that spurred volunteers to rush to the burning World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, Americans looked for ways t...

Instinct of an American Hero

Michael Smerconish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Smerconish

The publication of Instinct will provide Jose Melendez-Perez, a true 9/11 hero, with the well-deserved recognition he's never had among the general populace.

A 9/11 Remembrance: One Extraordinary Life Out of Many

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brian Levin, J.D.

One way to begin to understand the magnitude of a numbing mass tragedy like 9/11, is not in numbers, but rather, in stories. Today's focus here is one story of many that demand to be told.


Scott Foval | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Foval

Never forget, but never give in to the hate. That is the challenge.

Interview: The Inspiring Story of 9/11 Survivor Michelle Rosado

2morrowknight | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Although the experiences through the years have ultimately shaped my destiny, I wasn't fully aware that my true "destiny" ever existed until September 11th.

Is the Age of Terror Over?

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary Hart

By abandoning the "war on terrorism" paradigm, President Obama has helped us understand that acts of terrorism will continue in parts of the world, and that we must continue to make such acts as difficult as possible here in the United States.

Museum Scours World For New Videos Of 9/11 Attacks

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A camera in Brooklyn points through a chain-link fence at black smoke pouring from one skyscraper, while a plane pierces another. Pap...

Ask an Average Conservative Blogger

Edward Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Edward Murray

Average Conservative Blogger responds to readers' questions.

The Politicization of 9/11

David Paine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paine

After an article appeared in the American Spectator, the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance -- and the organization behind it -- became political ammo aimed at President Obama.

9/11's Dark Heritage

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

We still haven't quite acknowledged that our leaders never adequately warned the men and women working around the smoldering site that the place where they were flinging themselves into duty was a toxic landmine.

Eight Years Later: Why Is There Still A Hole at Ground Zero?

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

I, along with almost two million other troops, were sent to war because of what happened there. Too many lives were lost that day, and too little attention has been given to memorializing them.

Mrs. Palin, Quit Makin' Things Up!

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

After I read Sarah Palin's Facebook page response to the president's speech on health care reform, I had to walk away and count to ten -- in Russian. Here is her statement with my response.

Teaching Our Kids About 9/11

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Danielle Crittenden

My youngest child, Beatrice, has no idea how intimately her pre-natal existence and early infancy is tied up with 9/11, at least in my memory.

No Escape From Guantanamo: The Latest Habeas Rulings

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Rulings made by District Court judges in the habeas corpus appeals of prisoners held at Guantánamo seemed to confirm that the courts were uniquely placed to deliver justice to the prisoners.

World Trade Center Redevelopment: The Biggest Shrug

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For years, the World Trade Center occupied a prominent stage in New York politics, as elected officials jostled over questions of design, governance a...