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9/11 cases: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed speaks in court, lectures judge

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

In a surprise move on Wednesday, accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed urged the military judge presiding over his case at Guantánamo not to be swayed by broad claims of US national security invoked by prosecutors, nor by sympathy for the nearly 3,000 victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks.


NY Times reporter: Bush White House didn't listen to 9/11 warnings

Eleven years after the 9/11 attacks, there is new information on what the George W. Bush administration knew about al-Qaeda's plans. We learned after 9/11 that a presidential briefing paper in August 2001 was headlined "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S." But Tuesday in the New York Times, investigative reporter Kurt Eichenwald says the White House received ominous warnings as early as May 2001.


New 9/11 Tapes Show Desperate Search for Hijacked Planes

New 9/11 Tapes Show Desperate Search for Hijacked Planes

For the first time, the full audio recordings of communications between military and civilian air traffic controllers as they were dealing with the hijackings on Sept. 11, 2001, have been made public.


Security on rise nationwide for 9/11 anniversary

The federal government is escalating security around the country in preparation for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and conducting confidential briefings with state and local law enforcement organizations. But officials say there is no specific indication that a terror plot against the U.S. is under way....


Muslim Americans say life is more difficult since 9/11

Muslim Americans say life is more difficult since 9/11

Half of all Muslim Americans say their leaders have not done enough to condemn Islamic extremism, according to a new poll showing widespread satisfaction with life in the United States, although many reported discrimination.


Day of terror in New York: Pages from a reporter's 9/11 journal

Los Angeles Times writer Geraldine Baum shares excerpts from her diary, scrawled in a leather-bound journal in the chaotic streets of Lower Manhattan the day the twin towers fell. The brown-leather journal is my passport to Sept. 11, 2001.


Obama: 'Lone wolf' terror attack biggest concern

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that a "lone wolf" terror attack in the U.S. is more likely than a major coordinated effort like the Sept. 11 attacks nearly a decade ago....


Al-Zawahri succeeds bin Laden as al-Qaida leader

Al-Zawahri succeeds bin Laden as al-Qaida leader

Osama bin Laden's longtime deputy Ayman al-Zawahri, a fiery ideologue who is known for his deep hatred of the West and helped plan the 9/11 attacks, has taken control of al-Qaida after the death last month of the terror network's founder, the group said Thursday.

Senh: Look at the scar on his forehead - is that from bullet?


Obama condemns Ahmadinejad comments on 9/11

President Barack Obama on Friday strongly condemned comments by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that implied a U.S. government role in the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.


Iran president: Sept. 11 attacks exaggerated

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Saturday the September 11, 2001 attacks were exaggerated in a fresh broadside at the United States just days after President Barack Obama voiced willingness to talk to Iran.

Senh: C'mon Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Barack Obama was willing to talk to you. Why you gotta say something like that.


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