9/11

Russia brings Taliban on table as India observes

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Taliban breakthrough in Moscow

Russia secured a huge diplomatic victory when it got Taliban to turn up at a meeting on Afghanistan, attended by no less than a dozen countries, in Moscow la

What if everything you know about 9/11 is a lie

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What if everything on 9/11 is a lie

What if everything we’ve been told about 9/11 is a lie?

The Great Void: How we got here

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The US we know is over

The fall of the Berlin Wall in October 1989 abruptly ended one historical era and inaugurated another. So, too, did the outcome of last year’s U.S.

The future headlines which await you!

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One of the charms of the future is its powerful element of unpredictability, its ability to ambush us in lovely ways or bite us unexpectedly in the ass.

Best plan to finish off Islamic State

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IS is ready with its next generation

US air-strikes and drones kill only two bad guys per bombing. It’s time for a radical plan to eliminate Islamic State.  

Unanswered questions of Paris attacks

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The theory that doesn’t hold together: Pic courtesy Independent

 

Since investigation is not a process our newspapers follow, let me ask these questions on your behalf in the wake of Friday the 13th attacks in Pa

What the classroom didn’t teach me about US

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Howard Zinn chronicled centuries of people’s struggles against oppression

Today, courtesy Tomdispatch, we bring you a piece by Howard Zinn which he wrote in 2008. For those who don’t know Zinn, he wrote the classic A People’s History of the United States which New York Times Book Review recommended as a “required reading” for all. The book revolutionized the way American history is taught and remembered. Zinn died in 2010 but this haunting piece is a tribute to his insight—and fears—on US Empire. 

9/11: How bin Laden’s family was flown out of US

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Why 9/11 Commission Report pages are still missing?

Below is an excerpt from writer Ashish Shukla’s book “How United States Shot Humanity: Muslims Ruined; Europe Next,” available worldwide, in which 9/11 events have been examined like few other works have. 

Terrorists used US security device in attack

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The US security night-vision device is not available in market: photo courtesy HuffingtonPost

The night vision device used by three terrorists who stormed a police station in Dinanagar in Punjab on Monday is the same as the one used by the United States security personnel, reported Indian Express.

“The most gagged woman in US history”

Sibel Edmonds--as courageous as they come

Sibel Edmonds--as courageous as they come

She was 18 when she came over to the United States for studies in 1988. Her earlier life was spent in Iran and Turkey as she moved around with her parents, an Iranian Azerbaijani father and Turkish mother.