9/11 Contradictions

9/11 Contradictions

An Open Letter to Congress and the Press

Book - 2008
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Griffin (emeritus, religion and theology, Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate U.) identifies internal contradictions in the various public narratives about the September 11th terrorist attacks of 2001 and hopes that by pointing out the contradictions it may prompt Congress to more seriously investigate the events of that day without fear of being seen as "conspiracy theorists." The issues he raises include the behavior of George Bush and Dick Cheney on the morning of the attacks, the timeline concerning the US military's awareness of the hijacked planes, the identity of the hijackers, and whether there were explosions in the World Trade Center. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
In 9/11 Contradictions, David Ray Griffin shows that the official story of what happened on 9/11 is riddled with internal contradictions. Since two contradictory statements cannot both be true, it is clear that individuals and agencies articulating the official story of 9/11 have made many false statements. Congress and the press must ask which of these contradictory statements are false and why they were made.
This book simply lays out the fact that these contradictions exist; it contains no theory. Therefore, politicians and journalists who deal with the issues raised herein will not be giving credence to some "conspiracy theory" about 9/11. They will simply be carrying out their duty to ask why the official story of 9/11 - arguably the most fateful event of our time - does not stand up to examination.

Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Olive Branch Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781566567169
Characteristics: ix, 346 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Nine eleven contradictions


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Sep 14, 2015

Although I read this book several years back, and it is most definitely dry reading, with a Clinton and a Bush running for the presidency, it is highly recommended reading again - - as the last time Clinton/Bush administrations ruled, we had 9/11!
My own questions: why was DIA analyst, Julie Sirrs, forced out of the DIA after she returned from Pakistan and Afghanistan with damning information on the Taliban and al Qaeda [armed and financed then by Unocal and the CIA] and warning of an impending attack on US soil?
Why were the backgrounds of the passengers on at least 3 of the 4 airliners involved that day not investigated by any so-called American journalists?
How is it that none of the pilots transmitted the hijack code that day?
Was it even remotely suspicious that the new owner of the Twin Towers' lease just six weeks prior, Silverstein of Silverstein Properties, has the same surname as the CIA person who sat upon the hijacker information and refused to convey it to the FBI, one Alfreda Bikowsky Silverstein?
Was there any significance to the fact that shortly after 9/11, Dick Cheney suddenly became $100 million richer?
Why was a Taliban jet pilot [interviewed on Sixty MInutes by the gushing Diane Sawyer] allowed to live in the USA, and journey back and forth, bombing the Northern Alliance [anti-Taliban], while the brave and honorable leader of the NA, Ahmad Shah Massoud, was barred from the USA? [Mr. Massoud would be assassinated several days prior to 9/11 by two al Qaeda suicide bombers posing as journalists.]
Doesn't ISIS and its origins sound remarkably similar to the official story arc of al Qaeda?


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