Category Archives: 9/11

Where I Was On 9/11 [BOOK EXCERPT]

I rolled over and looked at the clock: 8:55 a.m. I’d called into work about an hour earlier, leaving a voicemail that I wouldn’t be in that day. The scratchy throat I’d felt the night before had grown much worse … Continue reading

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9/18/01 And The Age Of Endless War

For most Americans, the 9/11 attacks forever altered the way they looked at America’s place in the world. We were revealed as vulnerable in ways we’d not experienced since the Pearl Harbor attack almost 70 years before, and the sense … Continue reading

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9/11: “More Negligence Than Has Been Disclosed”

From Vanity Fair’s Kurt Eichenwald in today’s NYT: On April 10, 2004, the Bush White House declassified that daily brief — and only that daily brief — in response to pressure from the 9/11 Commission, which was investigating the events leading to … Continue reading

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9/11: The Lost Opportunities

From pp. 355-356 of the 9/11 Commission Report: And how many people in these agencies lost their jobs as a result of these failures? Zero. Small wonder why so many Americans have developed such a low opinion of their government–accountability … Continue reading

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