Obama: Congress veto override of 9/11 lawsuits bill ‘a mistake’
Sep29

Obama: Congress veto override of 9/11 lawsuits bill ‘a mistake’

US President Barack Obama has said Congress made a “mistake” by overriding his veto and pushing through a bill that allows legal action against Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 attacks. He said the bill would set a “dangerous precedent” for individuals around the world to sue the US government. Wednesday’s vote was the first time Mr Obama’s veto power was overruled. CIA Director John Brennan agreed that...

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CIA suspected of doctoring Saudi 9/11 role
Jun14

CIA suspected of doctoring Saudi 9/11 role

CIA chief’s exoneration of Saudi Arabia in 9/11 attacks has raised questions about the real motives behind it amid accusations that US authorities might be spin-doctoring Riyadh’s involvement.    CIA director John Brennan’s declaration last week came just ahead of an imminent release of 28 classified pages of the 9/11 Commission report and the powerful Saudi deputy crown prince’s visit to the US. All...

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Saudi complicity in 9/11 is possible—US incompetence is certain
Jun08

Saudi complicity in 9/11 is possible—US incompetence is certain

-“28 pages” on Saudi Arabia’s potential involvement are expected to be declassified soon—but may not offer a smoking gun-   Author: Rupert Stone   These are trying times forSaudi Arabia. In January the Iranian nuclear deal went into effect, granting Iran a limited ability to enrich uranium along with significant sanctions relief. Unsurprisingly this raised concerns in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s capital, that...

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More US citizens killed by own Police Since 9/11 than Soldiers Killed in Action
Jun02

More US citizens killed by own Police Since 9/11 than Soldiers Killed in Action

In a Memorial Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford praised the 40 million Americans who’ve served in the military since the revolutionary war. He also noted that 5,000 soldiers have been tragically killed in military action beyond US borders since America’s war on terror was launched after 9/11. Simple math would show us that since 9/11, at...

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US Senate Passes Law Allowing 9/11 Victims To Sue Saudi Arabia And Ends Historic Relationship
May21

US Senate Passes Law Allowing 9/11 Victims To Sue Saudi Arabia And Ends Historic Relationship

Author :Abdel Bari Atwan       The American Senate today passed a bill which would allow victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue the Saudi royal family and government officials for damages. The move heralds the end of the US-Saudi strategic relationship which began seventy years ago when President Roosevelt met Saudi King Abdelaziz al-Saud aboard a warship in the Suez Canal. The fall-out from such a seismic change has yet to...

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