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Muslim victims of 9/11

December 7, 2007
Nasima H. Simjee, 38, New York, N.Y.
Rahma Salie, 28, Boston, Mass.*
Shabbir Ahmed, 47, New York, N.Y.*
Tariq Amanullah, 40, Metuchen, N.J.*

Zionists are the masterminds of 9/11

November 27, 2007
Why do we believe Zionists
are the masterminds
 the September 11 attack?Let us count the reasons…
updated 13 April 2006

1) The Five Dancing Arabs

Five Arabs — dressed in Arab clothing — were seen celebrating after the World Trade Center towers were hit with airplanes.Later that day he police spotted their van and stopped the. The police discovered that they were Israeli army veterans, not Arabs.

Their Arab clothing was discovered in their van, along with box cutters and weapons, and their visas had expired, so they were in the country illegally. They were arrested and put in a federal jail in Brooklyn.

However, they were not investigated. Rather, they were released from jail and sent back to Israel. About 60 other young Israeli Jews were arrested in the weeks following the 9-11 attack. They were also sent back to Israel without any investigation. A3879-2001Nov22

Reports several months later claim that up to 200 young Israelis, some of them former members of military intelligence units, had been arrested and sent back to Israel without any investigation.
 • 2002/03/07/ixworld
 • article

You can watch 3 of the 5 dancing Israelis talking about this on Israeli television:
ForBollynsSpeech11Nov2006_DancingIsraelis.wmv  2.4 mb

This video excerpt is also at this page:

2) The Israeli spy ring

Carl Cameron, of Fox news, has a four-part investigation into an Israeli spy ring. The exposé was shown once, and then erased from the Fox web site, never to be seen again.You can watch Cameron’s video here:  (new link)

Since Cameron’s report is coming from a Zionist media company, they try to twist the story to make is appear as if the Israelis were spying on the evil Arabs terrorists who did 9/11.

Cameron’s program is what we refer to as “damage control”. Try to learn from this deception so that you don’t get fooled by it.

By spying on American military, FBI, and other officials, the Israelis would know how to avoid getting caught, and they could acquire blackmail material over the large number of immoral officials.

3) Larry Silverstein is a Zionist

Larry Silverstein was the landlord of Building 7, and he got control of the World Trade Center towers a few weeks before the attack. He quickly replaced some of the security and maintenance personnel. He is receiving billions of dollars in insurance money as a result of the 9-11 the attack.Silverstein announced on television that the fire department decided to demolish Building 7 rather than put out the fires. If you have not heard this video clip, please watch the video 9/11, A Closer Look, at this site:

Larry Silverstein and Benjamin Netanyahu are such close friends that Netanyahu would call Silverstein every Sunday:  itemNo=97338

Hufschmid explained the significance of Silverstein’s friends in a speech for a 9/11 conference in Italy:

4) Pentagon cannot account for $2.6 trillion

The accountants at the Pentagon claim that they cannot account for $2.6 trillion. The man at the top of this accounting mess is Dov Zakheim, a dual Israeli/American citizen.In testimony before the Congress, Donald Rumsfeld minimizes it as an innocent mistake:


I know Dr. Zakheim’s been trying to hire CPAs because the financial systems of the department are so snarled up that we can’t account for some $2.6 trillion in transactions that exist, if that’s believable. And yet we’re told that we can’t hire CPAs to help untangle it in many respects. 

And then he makes a joke about it:

REP. LEWIS: Thank you, Mr. Moran.Mr. Secretary, the first time and the last time that Dov Zackheim and I broke bread together, he told me he would have a handle on that 2.6 trillion by now. (Laughter.) But we’ll discuss that a little —SEC. RUMSFELD: He’s got a handle; it’s just a little hot. (Laughter.)

The transcript is here:

  5) The 9/11 attack follows a pattern

Israelis have been caught many times as they stage terrorist attacks and blame them on Arabs or Nazis. This is called “false flag” operations. We have a short video to explain “false flag opertions” at this page:
HowToHelp.htmlThe actual video is:

For more information on previous Israeli false flag operations:

• Zionists got caught after they blew up the King David Hotel chapter_5

• Zionists got caught in Egypt in 1954  lavon_affair
 • The Israeli attack on the USS Liberty in 1967

James Ennes interview
Wayne Kyle interview

• The Zionist boycott of German products in 1933 was intended to create anger towards Jews. This is a complex but very important issue; when you find the time, here are some articles to help you understand this:

Ben FreedmanSamuel Untermyer (updated with image from 1933 newspaper)

• A list of Zionist deceptions:

6) Israelis are suspected of instigating fights even today in Iraq

Who really was behind the abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison? Take a look at the Israeli ties to the abuse at Abu Ghraib: is “John Israel”?

Do Iraqi’s have video cameras built into their rifles?

Who are the “contractors” in Iraq?

7) The media is controlled by Zionists

One the most important pieces of evidence that Zionists are the masterminds to almost all the world’s corruption is that they dominate the media of Europe, North America, and Australia.No crime network could get away with a crime as enormous as the September 11 attack unless they can suppress investigations and evidence.

The media executives must either be under the control of the crime network, or they must be part of the crime network. 

Some people claim that the media companies are helpless victims of a mysterious, nebulous group called the Globalists, or the New World Order, or the Illuminati.

However, until somebody can identify these mysterious people and explain how they force media companies around the world to cover up horrendous crimes, it makes more sense to assume that the media is directly involved in these crimes, and they are among the top members of this criminal network.

The most logical explanation is that the Zionists are promoting other Zionists to top positions in the government, media, banking, Hollywood, and education. The more Zionists they promote, the easier it is for them to take control of the nation and suppress evidence of their network.

• Zionist Power Structure In America chapter_7

• One of many lists of Jews:

The Zionists remove complaints about them, or they condemn critical remarks as “anti-Semitic”. For example, did you know that President Truman was irritated by Zionists:

Truman was pushed into helping Israel get established. Here is a brief description of Israel’s history to help you understand why Truman was irritated:

8) Zionists have a world-wide network

Millions of dollars of profit were made from suspicious stock trades. The governments of America, Europe, and Japan announced plans to investigate in order to determine who the investors were. However, every investigation was terminated.When looking for the crime network behind the September 11 attack, we must find a network that has tremendous influence in many nations. Does the Bush family have this much control over the world? Does **** Cheney? Does any Italian crime gang?

The only group that seems to have a network this large are the Zionists. The Zionists have been setting up organizations around the world since their movement became officially established in 1897. For example:

• The Zionist Federation of Australia

• In the UK

• In Hungary

9) Most of the 9/11 truth seekers are Zionists

Jews make up a small portion of America and Europe, and Zionist Jews are an even smaller percentage, but they dominate the 9/11 truth movement. Could this be because Zionists are more interested in exposing the 9/11 crime? Smith thinks not.It is more likely because they are trying to fool people into thinking that they are the truth seekers, when in reality they are diverting everybody’s attention away from Israel and onto Bush, Cheney, the CIA, and a few military leaders.

Please consider that the people you trust to expose corruption, such as Amy Goodman (of Democracy Now), Alex Jones (, Webster Tarpley (author of 9/11 Synthetic Terror: Made in USA), Dave von Kleist (The PowerHour radio show), and hundreds or thousands of others are deceiving us.

Why would those people lie? Here is an introduction:
To get away with crimes, pretend to be a crime fighter

Examples of Truth Seekers who are Zionists:
Crypto Zionists
What are Handlers?

10) Most people pushing UFOs are Zionists

Zionists promote a lot of idiotic theories, such as the idea that the airplanes that hit the World Trade Center towers were either holograms or illusions created by blue screen technology.This is evidence that they are trying to send people down the wrong path, and create the impression that conspiracy theories are stupid.

Unfortunately, it is not possible to figure out who among us has been fooled into believing these idiotic theories; who is deliberately lying about them; and who has been threatened, bribed, or blackmailed into promoting them. Examples are Morgan Reynolds and Jimmy Walter:
The Bovine Gas Theory
Jimmy Walter promotes Blue Screens

Another example is a person who calls himself Ghostwolfemoon. He posts messages on the Internet. One of his recent messages promotes UFOs:
US astronauts spotted UFO’s on moon???

And in this message he promotes Alex Jones, Bob Bowman, and the theory that Cheney is the main suspect for 9/11:
Cheney main 9-11 suspect????

Jeff Rense promotes UFO theories on a regular basis. One of his most recent:
Were US astronauts ordered not to report UFOs & aliens?

11) AIPAC and Jack Abramoff

Does Jack Abramoff — another Zionist — merely provide Israel with influence over America? Or did he assist with the 9/11 attack?Daniel Hopsicker thinks so; he reported that days before the 9/11 attack, Mohamed Atta and several other alleged hijackers were invited on Abramoff’s casino boats:

If this accusation turns out to be true, this is evidence that the hijackers were patsies for the Zionists. Furthermore, Abramoff’s connections with AIPAC, Tom delay, and other people should be investigated.

Professor Cole describes Jack Abramoff’s “charity” as a front for Zionist terrorism.

Of course, Daniel Hopsicker is like many of the “9/11 truth seekers”; specifically, he provides some valuable information, but tries to convince us that everything is the fault of the Bush administration or CIA.

12) Goyim are the victims, not Zionists

News reports frequently remind us that Arabs and Iranians are determined to destroy Israel. For example:,7340,L-3239476,00.htmlHowever, most of their victims are other Arabs, or goyim from America and Britain. Why don’t the Arabs attack Israelis? Why don’t they attack American Zionists

For example, the Syrians are blamed for killing Rafik Hariri, the former Prime Minister of Lebanon:

However, the crater from this car bomb is a sign that the bomb was actually underground, not in a car:
 – Bollyn-Hariri-Feb2005.html
 – Bollyn-Hariri-Nov2006.html

On October 15, 2003, another large bomb destroyed a car, supposedly with CIA agents inside:

It also excavated a crater that has the telltale signs of the bomb that was underground:

Have you seen the enormous crater from the 1996 “truck bomb” at the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia that killed US Military personnel: does Al Qaeda do this?
If you believe the Arabs are doing this with car bombs, please look at this “Science Challenge” and pass it to college students:

And if you think this is going to stop anytime soon, please read this, and think about it:

We do not yet have enough people who care. Will we in the future? Only if you can help us find more people who are tired of the corruption.

More information on the Zionist connection in our interviews, such as this one with Christopher Bollyn:

Standing up to Italian crime gangs is not anti-Italian; standing up to American crime gangs is not anti-American; and standing up to homosexuals who have been blackmailed over their homosexuality is not anti-homosexual.So don’t be fooled into thinking that standing up to Zionist crime gangs is anti-Semitic!

When you are ready to stop being a victim of crime networks, join with us by helping to educate people.

And prepare to fight this criminal network:

Prepare for the Battle

Fishmonger’s Guide to 9/11

November 27, 2007

Fishmonger’s Guide to 9/11

1. Hijackers

The FBI claimed they had no advanced warning of the attacks.

Within a few days they published a list of the nineteen hijackers complete with photos.

It turned out that five of them had been trained by the US military.

Three gave their permanent address as the US Naval Air Station at Pensacola, Florida.

Mohammed Atta, alleged ringleader, was described as fanatically religious.

He drank heavily, took cocaine, ate pork chops and lived with a prostitute.

She worked for a ‘lingerie model escort service’ called ‘Fantasies & Lace.’

Hani Hanjour was described as a hopeless pilot.

His application for a pilot’s licence was repeatedly rejected.

He performed an aerobatic manoeuvre on his approach to the Pentagon so skilled observers watching on radar thought it was a jet fighter.

Captain Russ Wittenburg, former United pilot, described the notion of this being done by an amateur as ‘simply ludicrous.’

In so doing, Hani Hanjour flew round the back into the only empty wing of the Pentagon.

And avoided killing Donald Rumsfeld.

On the night before the attack, the hijackers went to the Pink Pony lap dancing bar.

‘Wait ’till tomorrow,’ they told the bar tender. ‘America is going to see bloodshed!’

They left behind a business card and a copy of the Koran.

In Boston, three hijackers quibbled over the price of a hooker and decided it was too expensive.

Better to save for a rainy day.

No evidence has ever been published to prove that the nineteen hijackers were on the hijacked planes.

There are no Arab names on the flight manifests published by CNN.

At least six of them are still alive.

2. Planted Evidence

The black boxes at the WTC were not recovered.Although a hijacker’s passport allegedly fell out of the plane, through the inferno, and landed undamaged in the street.(A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board couldn’t recall a domestic case before 9/11 in which the black box recorders were not recovered.)

Two Arabs checked out of a motel and left behind a bag containing:

Boeing 757 manuals, FAA flight path maps for the East Coast, a flight map protractor, three Ju-Jitsu martial arts books.

Oh! and a box cutter.

At the airport Mohamed Atta checked in a bag containing his will. (Onto a plane he expected to crash.)

(They found it because his was the only bag not to make the flight.)

In Pennsylvania at the crash site of Flight 93 they found the hijacker’s bandana.

But no plane.

3. The Twin Towers

Hydro-carbon fires are not hot enough to melt steel.That’s why you can boil an egg without injury.

That’s why you don’t buy a new poker every time you poke the fire.

That’s why cookers last for more than one meal.

That’s why multi-storey carparks are not death traps.

That’s why no steel-framed skyscraper in history has ever collapsed due to the action of fire.

Until 9/11 when it happened three times.

The Twin Towers which you saw a thousand times on CNN.

And Building 7 which they didn’t show. (It wasn’t hit by a plane.)

It was as if a plane had hit the Houses of Parliament and Number 10 Downing Street fell down.

The BBC reported the collapse of Building 7 half an hour before it happened.

Each collapse exhibited ten characteristic features of controlled demolition.

Including cutting the steel into neat 30 meter lengths that could be conveniently loaded onto trucks.

New York City Fire Department recorded oral testimonies of the firemen involved.

The administration of Mayor Bloomberg blocked publication of the recordings.

The New York Times filed under the Freedom of Information Act and in 2005 the tapes were released.

At least 40 firemen described hearing explosions in the Towers.

Many of them used the phrase ‘controlled demolition’ to describe what they had seen/heard.

Analysis of the steel was rendered impossible because it was all shipped off to scrap yards in the Far East.

The core of the towers was composed of 47 massive steel columns, like the bone in a joint of ham.

They should have been left standing like the spindle of an old fashioned record player.

They disappeared.

The official 9/11 Commission report pretended the core of the Towers was hollow.

And didn’t even mention Building 7.

The Towers fell in around ten seconds, which is virtual free-fall. That’s ten floors per second.

Mayor Giuliani told the Commission he was warned the Towers were going to fall.

By whom?

They didn’t ask.

This was an event that had never been seen on earth before. It was deemed impossible.

No one warned the firemen.

The company handling security at the WTC was called Stratesec. One of its principals was Marvin Bush, George Bush’s brother.

They also handled security for United Airlines, and Dulles Airport from which American Airlines flight 77 was hijacked.

4. Pentagon

The first thing everybody said was, ‘Where’s the plane?’ There was no wreckage.Apparently the inferno was so intense it ‘vaporised’ the fuselage and engines.

But, judging from photos, left office furniture unharmed.

Even more puzzling, the passenger DNA survived the steel-evaporating conflagration.

A Psychiatrist, Thomas R. Olmsted, M.D. filed for the autopsy reports under the Freedom of Information Act.

He found no Arab DNA among the passengers.

CCTV footage from gas station cameras overlooking the Pentagon was confiscated by the FBI the same afternoon and has never been released.

5. My Pet Goat

Dick Cheney was physically picked up and manhandled to safety by the Secret Service detail. This is standard procedure.But President Bush was allowed to spend another half an hour reading about a Pet Goat at a Florida elementary school.

He said he didn’t want to alarm the kids.

But quite happy to make them a target for a terrorist attack by remaining.

His duty was clear: to ask questions, place calls, convene meetings, demand information, contact his staff and issue orders. In short, to take command.

He did nothing.

At the time they did not know how many planes had been hijacked.

His Secret Service detail should have automatically assumed he was a target and whisked him away.

Why didn’t they?

Either they knew he wasn’t a target.

Or maybe he was.

6. Foreknowledge

Numerous cases appeared in the immediate aftermath suggestive of massive fraudulent insider trading on Wall Street.So-called ‘Put’ options on the stock of United, American Airlines, Boeing and others indicated some investors had foreknowledge of the attacks.

Estimates of the amount of profit are as high as 15 billion dollars.

The 9/11 Commission said it certainly looked like foreknowledge.

But the trades had been made by US-based investors with no links to Al Qaeda.

Therefore it wasn’t.

(Although they did have links to the CIA)

Then there were five Arabs reported by residents of New Jersey on the morning of 9/11 filming the attack and dancing with joy.

They were arrested.

It turned out they were Israelis with links to MOSSAD.

So they couldn’t have had foreknowledge either.

7. Osama bin Laden

The Bush family and the bin Ladens are friends and long-standing business associates.Before 9/11 the FBI were told to ‘back off’ investigating the bin Laden family for terror links.

On the morning of 9/11 George H Bush was hosting a meeting in Washington of the Carlyle Group.

Guest of honour was Osama bin Laden’s brother Shafig bin Laden.

The Carlyle Group is a consortium of defence contractors that became enormously enriched by the ‘War on Terror.’

So the hunt for bin Laden has made the bin Laden family rich. (And the Bush family.)

The US has gone out of its way not to capture Osama bin Laden.

Before 9/11 they rejected offers to extradite him made by Sudan.

In October 2001 the Taliban offered to extradite bin Laden for trial provided proof of his connection to the attack could be provided.

It couldn’t.

One month before 9/11 he received medical treatment at a US hospital in Dubai.

He received visits from the local CIA station chief.
At the time the FBI were offering a reward of $25 million for ‘Information leading directly to the apprehension or conviction.’

The Daily Telegraph described the famous battle of Tora Bora as a grand charade designed to let Osama bin Laden escape.

One US official even warned of ‘a premature collapse of the international effort if by some lucky chance bin Laden was captured.’

On 20 September 2001, the FBI organised an airlift of 26 members of the bin Laden family out of the country.

The FBI questioned some of them and asked them if they had anything to do with the attacks on 9/11.

They said no.

Tough questioning.

If the President knew about this, it is a disgrace.

If he didn’t, it is a disgrace.

Of course he knew.

Who else would have dared authorise an airlift of the bin Laden family out of the country nine days after 9/11?

Osama bin Laden was the reason given for the invasion of Afghanistan.

He is not listed as wanted in connection with 9/11 on the FBI ‘most wanted’ web page.

(Although wanted for other terrorist attacks.)

The FBI spokesman said: ‘The FBI has no hard evidence connecting Bin Laden to 9/11′.

8. The FBI

Numerous members of the US intelligence community stumbled on details of the plot.Their investigations were repeatedly blocked from higher up.

In desperation they approached former US attorney David Schippers.

He tried repeatedly to warn the current Attorney General John Ashcroft.

Ashcroft did not return his calls.

Two days after the attacks, Schippers publicly stated that agents knew a month before 9/11 that Osama bin Laden was planning a massive attack in lower Manhattan in early September using hijacked planes. They also knew the source of the funding.

One former FBI agent said: ‘It’s terrible to think this, but this must have been allowed to happen as part of some other agenda.’

9. Pakistan

The Times of India reported that the Pakistan Intelligence agency, the ISI, had funded the attack to the tune of $100,000(The ISI is widely regarded as a client of the CIA.)

Chief of the ISI, General Mahmoud Ahmad, wired this money via an intermediary to the ringleader of the hijackers Mohamed Atta.

When he found out about this, head of the CIA George Tenet ordered that General Ahmad be given breakfast at the Capitol.

General Mahmoud Ahmad arrived in Washington a few days before 9/11.

He met with Tenet, and officials in the Pentagon, the National Security Council and the State Department.

They discussed Pakistan’s forthcoming role as a major ally in the US ‘War on Terror’.

Which a fortune teller had told him was about to start.

Some estimates suggest that as much as $325,000 may have come from the ISI.

That is certainly a major role in the ‘War on Terror.’

The 9/11 Commission found ‘the origin of the money used for the 9/11 attacks…of little practical importance.’

(Normally in contract killings the paymaster is regarded as guilty as the killer.)

Shortly after his role in this became known, General Mahmoud Ahmad was forced to retire under pressure from the US.

So that he could be questioned about his role in funding the attacks?

No, so that he couldn’t.

10. Missing Pentagon Trillions

Donald Rumsfeld had an embarrassing announcement to make.The Pentagon had somehow ‘lost’( i.e could not account for) $2.3 trillion.

That is $8,000 for every man woman and child in the US.

Heads would roll.

How come you never read about it?

He made the announcement on 10 September.

It was almost as if he knew!

11. NORAD Stand down

If standard operating procedures had been followed that day, the attacks could have been thwarted.SOPs require fighters to be automatically scrambled.

It happens about a hundred times a year.

It never happened on 9/11.

Andrews Air Force base is ten miles from Washington and has squadrons of fighters capable of speeds in excess of 1500mph.

They arrived over Washington after the Pentagon was struck, two hours after the first hijacking.

Senator Dayton described it as “the most gross incompetence and dereliction of responsibility and negligence that I’ve ever, under those extreme circumstances, witnessed in the public sector.”

But it was more than mere incompetence. That’s what they want you to think.

No one has been reprimanded.

12. Warnings

The US intelligence community received detailed, specific warnings about the time, place and nature of the attacks from the intelligence agencies of: UK, Germany, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Morocco, Pakistan, Russia and……the Taliban.

On August 6, 2001 President Bush received a memo entitled ‘Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.’

It mentioned hijacked airliners.

He was so shocked he took the rest of the day off and went fishing.

Attorney General Ashcroft stopped using commercial jets and started flying by private jet.

At the G8 Summit in Genoa they closed the airspace above the town.

Bush later said nobody in ‘government…could envision flying airplanes into buildings.’

The night before 9/11 Bush had anti-aircraft missiles on the roof of his Florida hotel.

Just a lucky guess.

13. The New Pearl Harbour

They had a plan for global US military and geo-strategic dominance outlined in the document ‘Rebuilding America’s Defenses.’It was written by the neo-cons Wolfowitz, Perle, Libby, Rumsfeld etc.

It called for American ground troops in Iraq.

They wrote:

‘The need for a substantial American force presence in the Gulf transcends the issue of the regime of Saddam Hussein.’

i.e. Getting rid of him would be nice but is of secondary importance to getting American bases in the region.

It called for military ‘full spectrum dominance’ over land, sea, air and also space.

A revolution in military affairs.

But they foresaw a problem. The space project alone would cost a trillion dollars.

The American people don’t like war.

They would never buy into the plan.

The document argued that the required transformation would take years in the absence of,

A ‘catastrophic and catalysing event – like a new Pearl Harbour.’

President Bush wrote in his diary on the evening of 9/11 that the new Pearl Harbour had taken place.

(President Bush keeps a diary? Yes I find this one hard to believe too but it is widely quoted.)

14. Iraq

Although both invasions were depicted as response to the attacks of 9/11, the plans were on the President’s desk long before.Plans to attack Iraq were drawn up almost as soon as Bush first stepped into the White House.

Months before 9/11 Dick Cheney had drawn up a secret list of foreign suitors to share Iraq’s oil fields.

15. Afghanistan

The world’s last great untapped reserve of oil is in the Caspian Sea basin.Big Oil wanted to bring it to the sea via a pipeline across Afghanistan.

So they courted the Taliban.

Once the Taliban took over, they would help build the pipeline.

There will be ‘pipelines, en emir, no parliament and lots of Sharia law’ said a US diplomat.

And added, ‘We can live with that.’

As recently as 1999, U.S. taxpayers paid the entire annual salary of every single Taliban government official.

In July 2001 the relationship went sour.

The Taliban was told ‘either you accept our offer of a carpet of gold, or we bury you under a carpet of bombs.’

They weren’t joking.

A former Pakistani Foreign Secretary was told military action against Afghanistan would begin by October 2001.

An Israeli newspaper pointed out that the US bases in Afghanistan directly followed the route of the pipeline.

16. Precedents

Attacking yourself and blaming it on the other guy is a time-honoured tactic.Megalomaniacs, demagogues and the criminally insane just love it.

Nero blamed the Christians for burning Rome.

Hitler set fire to his own parliament and blamed the communists.

It even looks like poor old Guy Fawkes might have been a patsy.

More recently, the Gulf of Tonkin incident which launched the Vietnam war was faked.

And remember the first Gulf War?

Remember the weeping nurse who told Congress how the Iraqi soldiers had thown babies onto the floor and stolen the incubators?

She was the Kuwaiti ambassador’s daughter.

Coached on how to cry convincingly by PR firm Hill & Knowlton.

That’s how much contempt these people have for you and me.

Listen. You can hear them laughing.

‘Those schmucks fell for the old stolen incubator routine!’

And then there was Operations Northwoods.

This was a plan hatched by the Pentagon in 1961 to fake a Cuban attack on America.

It included staged attacks in American cities, plans to sink an American warship, and a ploy to shoot down an American airplane and blame it on the Cubans.

All the Joint Chiefs of Staff signed off on it. They loved it.

It was rejected by President Kennedy.

The question is, if Bush had been around then, what would he have done?

9/11 Synthetic Terror, by Webster Tarpley ; The War on Freedom, by Nafeez Ahmed ; The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions and Distortions, by David Ray Griffin

Incendiary Weapons Are No ‘Allegation’

June 13, 2007


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Incendiary Weapons Are No ‘Allegation’


Times corrects a minor error, ignores the big one

Reviewing the London-based anti-Iraq War play Fallujah, New York Times reporter Jane Perlez wrote (5/29/07), “The denunciations of the United States are severe, particularly in the scenes that deal with the use of napalm in Fallujah, an allegation made by left-wing critics of the war but never substantiated.”

She followed that complaint by reporting that the play’s writer and director, Jonathan Holmes, “makes no pretense of objectivity,” paraphrasing him as saying that he “strove for authority more than authenticity.”

Unfortunately for the Times, which does make a pretense of objectivity, the U.S. government did use the modern equivalent of napalm in Iraq. In a 2003 interview in the San Diego Union-Tribune (8/5/03), Marine Col. James Alles described the use of Mark 77 firebombs on targets in Iraq, saying, “We napalmed both those approaches.”

While the Pentagon makes a distinction between the Mark 77 and napalm–the chemical formulation is slightly different, being based on kerosene rather than gasoline–it acknowledged to the Union-Tribune that the new weapon is routinely referred to as napalm because “its effect upon the target is remarkably similar.””You can call it something other than napalm, but it’s napalm,” military analyst John Pike told the paper. In a column that appeared before his play premiered (London Guardian, 4/4/07), Fallujah playwright and director Jonathan Holmes referred to it as a “napalm derivative.”

But the major controversy over the use of incendiary weapons in Fallujah involved not napalm but white phosphorus. As with napalm, U.S. officials initially denied that white phosphorus had been used as a weapon there. In London, U.S. Ambassador Robert Tuttle told the Independent (11/15/05) that “U.S. forces do not use napalm or white phosphorus as weapons,” only “as obscurants or smoke screens and for target marking.”

After it was discovered that the military journal Field Artillery (3-4/05) had quoted veterans of the Fallujah campaign boasting that white phosphorus was such “an effective and versatile munition” that they “saved our WP for lethal missions,” however, the U.S. government was forced to backtrack. “Yes, it was used as an incendiary weapon against enemy combatants,” Col. Barry Venable told the BBC (11/15/05).

As Seth Ackerman documented (Extra!, 3-4/06), the New York Times had accepted the initial denials of the use of white phosphorus as a weapon. An article about U.S. intelligence monitoring the foreign press (11/13/05) cited such claims as examples of the flimsy anti-American charges in the overseas media, noting that “the mainstream American news media” had “largely ignored the claim,” since its “reporters had witnessed the fighting [in Fallujah] and apparently seen no evidence” of white phosphorus weaponry.After the Pentagon admitted using white phosphorus, however, the Times ran a strong editorial (11/29/05) calling for a ban on its use. “All of us, including Americans, are safer in a world in which certain forms of conduct are regarded as too inhumane even for war. That is why…the United States should stop using white phosphorus.”

Independent correspondent Dahr Jamail, whose reporting from Fallujah inspired one of the play’s characters, wrote to the New York Times to take issue with Perlez’s dismissal of the play’s references to napalm. Jamail pointed out that the use of white phosphorus in Fallujah was an “‘allegation’…confirmed by the Pentagon itself nearly one year after it was initially reported by myself, as well as other outlets in the Middle East.”

Jamail also noted out that Perlez had incorrectly described him as Canadian, when he is actually a U.S. citizen. The Times ran a correction (6/7/07) on the nationality mistake, but declined to correct the more serious error of dismissing the U.S.’s incendiary weapons attacks as an “allegation” that was “never substantiated.”If Perlez meant to say that the U.S. military had only confirmed the use of a napalm-like weapon elsewhere in Iraq, not in Fallujah, while the only incendiary weapon admitted to have been used in Fallujah was white phosphorus, then that’s a very slender technicality with which to call into question the “objectivity” and “authenticity” of a playwright.

It was good of the Times, in its November 2005 editorial, to condemn the use of inhumane weapons that burn their victims alive. But it’s too bad that its reporter didn’t recall that editorial when presenting the use of similar weaponry as an unsubstantiated left-wing charge.

And it’s especially unfortunate that, even when this lapse was pointed out to the paper, it couldn’t bring itself to correct the record, choosing to be fastidious only when it comes to secondary details like nationality.


Please contact the New York Times public editor Clark Hoyt and ask him to make sure that the Times sets the record straight on the use of incendiary weapons in Iraq.

Public Editor Clark Hoyt

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Youth activism – Amnesty International

May 19, 2007

Youth activism in the Balkans

Nadja Dizdarevic, wife of Guantánamo detainee Boudella al-Hajj, attends the workshop
Nadja Dizdarevic, wife of Guantánamo detainee Boudella al-Hajj, attends the workshop
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Thank you for every second you spend dealing with this case. You have no idea how it feels looking at your children, crying and writing letters to their father. Letters which I am afraid to send him, as they are full of sorrow and pain. These pictures [of the workshop] are really beautiful and they show that together we can do a lot

Young, energetic, and campaigning for human rights in the Balkans. Men and women who recently attended an activism workshop organized by Amnesty International in Ljubljana, Slovenia, had these three characteristics in common.

The objective of the meeting was to encourage and support activism in the Balkans against human rights abuses committed in the name of counter-terrorism. Some twenty attendees came from Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Macedonia; Serbia, including Kosovo; and Slovenia.

The activists were particularly inspired to campaign against detentions in Guantánamo – part of Amnesty International’s global campaign against abuses in the US-led “war on terror”.

They were also motivated by violations carried out closer to home. Balkan governments have been directly and indirectly involved in the transfer of terrorist suspects to secret detention centres as well as rendition flights. These cases include six Bosnian Algerians who were illegally transferred, despite a court ruling, to the US detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

Nadja Dizdarevic, wife of Guantánamo detainee Boudella al-Hajj, also attended the workshop and spoke about her experience campaigning for the rights of Guantánamo detainees.