9-11 Conspiracy

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  • Topic: September 11 attacks, World Trade Center, Al-Qaeda
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  • Published : January 20, 2011
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On September 11, 2001, 19 al-qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners. The hijackers intentionally crashed two of the airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, killing everyone on board and many others working in the buildings. Both buildings collapsed within two hours, destroying at least two nearby buildings and damaging others. The hijackers crashed a third airliner into the Pentagon and a fourth plane crashed into a field near Shanksville Pennsylvania after the passengers and flight crew fought back. The 9/11 commision report disclosed prior warnings of varying detail of planned attacks against the United States by al-Qaeda. The report said that the government ignored these warnings due to a lack of communication between various law enforcement and intelligence personnel. For the lack of inter-agency communication, the report cited bureaucratic inertia and laws passed in the 1970s to prevent abuses that caused scandals during that era. The report faulted the clinton and the bush administrations with “failure of imagination”. Most members of the Democratic and the Republican parties praised the commission's work. Since the attacks, a variety of conspiracy theories have been put on web sites, books, and movies. Many people advocating 9/11 conspiracy theories identify as part of the 9/11 truth movement. 9/11 conspiracy theories did not emerge immediately after the event. Most professional conspiracy theorists in the United States appeared to be as shocked as the rest of the population. There may be a ton of theories but no one will ever really know exactly what happened that day. I can agree that that something is extreamly fishy about the fact that the government is not releasing any specific information regarding the attacks. People only look at the attack on the twin towers and not the larger picture. For example world trade center 7, the pentagon survalence tape, the hole on the field at...
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