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At the beginning of 2002, just a few months after 9/11, Thierry Meyssan wrote the biggest blockbuster in French publishing history, L’Effrayeuse imposture. Meyssan convinced French president Chirac, and the whole Muslim world, that 9/11 was a fraud. His book was the most important single factor leading to France’s refusal to join the US war on Iraq. Meyssan’s bestseller was perhaps the most important and influential 9/11 truth book of all time, because it came out early enough to have a major impact on history.

Now Meyssan is out with a new book providing an alternative perspective on the wars that 9/11 was scripted to unleash…especially their second phase under Obama. Before Our Very Eyes: Fake Wars and Big Lies from 9/11 to Donald Trump exposes the so-called “Arab Spring” of 2011 as a fraud engineered by Pentagon regime-changers and their hirelings.

Along with the analysis, Meyssan recounts how he personally played a major role in resisting the Obama Adminstration’s proxy wars on Libya and Syria. Though I don’t fully agree with his analysis—I think he underestimates the (admittedly flawed) Muslim Brotherhood and overestimates Donald Trump—I would still rank Before Our Very Eyes as the best, most insightful and accurate history of the post-2011 Muslim East. Unlike all of the official and pseudo-alternative histories, this one follow’s W.C. Fields’ advice to “take the bull by the tail and look the facts in the face.” And the facts show that we are being outrageously lied to by leaders whose incompetence, corruption, fanaticism, sadism, and almost unimaginable mendacity will boggle the minds of future historians.

In the last 10 minutes of the show, Republican activist Rolf Lindgren comments on some of the issues raised in the interview.

(Republished from Truth Jihad by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Foreign Policy • Tags: 9/11, American Media, Iraq War 
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  1. Olivier1973 says: • Website

    “L’Effrayeuse imposture”: correction “L’effroyable imposture”.

  2. And the facts show that we are being outrageously lied to by leaders whose incompetence, corruption, fanaticism, sadism, and almost unimaginable mendacity will boggle the minds of future historians

    Yes. It reminds me of those Histories of Roman Emperors with each new one worse than the last. Tiberius, Caligula, Nero et. al.

    They are acting like there is no tomorrow, which is worrying when you think about it.

    • Agree: The scalpel
    • Replies: @Ace
    , @Si1ver1ock
  3. How does he explain all of the other mass murders by radical Muslims in recent years, including the ones in France: the Paris concert mass murder, the Nice truck-ramming mass murder and the execution-style mass murder of the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists? Those were famous Frenchmen whose deaths would be hard to hoax.

  4. Ace says:
    @Si1ver1ock

    The BBC film series “I, Claudius” portrayed Caligula as deranged but I have since wondered if his appointment of a horse as a senator represented a clear-headed assessment of the worth of that body. The parallels with our own situation are clear.

    • LOL: Digital Samizdat
  5. Though I don’t fully agree with his analysis—I think he underestimates the (admittedly flawed) Muslim Brotherhood and overestimates Donald Trump …

    Is Meyssan still on the Trump Train? Wow! He must be the last of the lefty pro-Trumpers. Amazing …

    • Replies: @Wally
  6. Emmet says:

    The author seems to be a Muslim convert. Is he really trying to convince us that the 35,000 deadly Islamist attacks since 9/11 are all part of some nefarious plot by the CIA and the Neocons to make Muslims appear bad? If so, he’s deluded to the point of insanity. Virtually all Muslim countries are essentially shitholes where there is no law and outsiders – especially from poor countries – are virtual slaves with no rights whatsoever. If Mr Barrett doesn’t believe this, he should visit one of the Gulf States and see for himself.

    • Replies: @Sean
    , @anon
  7. Montag says:

    Emmet:

    In order to understand what Meyssan is saying, I suggest you read and understand Hegelian Dialectic. There is a third force at work here that is imposing a make believe war between Muslims and Christians, a ‘war of civilizations’ as described in the Oded Yinon plan. Do I believe that the vast number of Muslim terrorist attacks are in fact perpetrated by western intel including CIA, Mossad and MI6? Yes, they all follow the same play book and are well financed, and designed for western media promotion. Think Gladio 3.0 on a global scale. Objective? Worldwide chaos, that allows the Cabal to play both side, profit, and ultimately control. This is obvious.

  8. Sean says:
    @Emmet

    Thierry Meyssan lives in Syria, he really believes what he says. Jones said he was suffering from psychosis when he called Sandy Hook a false flag. One can draw one’s own conclusions about someone who thinks there are more false flags that real terrorism, which is like saying there is more counterfeit that real paper money in circulation.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
    , @Kevin Barrett
  9. Sean says:

    There may be serious money in saying what Meyssan does. The Zayed Center is “the realization of the vision of the president of the United Arab Emirates”. Harvard to returned a 2.5m donation byZayed In 2002 Thierry Meyssan gave a lecture at the Zayed Center , which also had Meyssan’s book, “Those Who Challenged Israel,” translated into Arabic. Alex Jones is a multi millionaire through his listeners buying products stuff he promotes, but if Meyssan may have found a more direct path to riches. If he is not suffering financially his sincerity (but not sanity) must be in doubt.

    • Replies: @Tsigantes
  10. ofmeyssan says:

    I agree with all those who doubt Meyssan.
    I read his articles on his site: voltairenet.org
    Even though they are also translated into English, I read them in French; for both maintenance of language and exactitude (some translations may be wrong, that’s why).
    I sensed along the years that he is averse to engage in debate in regard to both Trump and to Jews’ “end game” of world domination.
    He replies to almost all other comments, but never to these two topics.
    I asked him flatly whether he is a Jew, and he didn’t reply.

    I found his analyses faulty.
    For example, there is a geopolitical analyst (American living in Russia), Andrey Korybko, who is quite critical of Putin and his exploits in the Middle East hand-in-hand with Netanyahu.
    Meyssan retorts that the writer is in error!
    Read Korybko at globalresearch.ca, or eurasiafuture.com

  11. To get more information about 9/11 – please go to ae911truth.org This is a site where architects and engineers against the mainstream version of the 9/11 events are currently operating and where you can find a lot of important information about what really happened that awful day.

  12. @Endgame Napoleon

    Good question. Here is one for you as as an Israeli operative. How do you explain why the Jews have destroyed so many nations and caused all the sufferings they have have done to mankind? Is it in the nature of Yahweh to act as a merciless slave driver to the peasants of the Ukraine, slave merchant to the American South and mass murderer in the Bolshevik revolution? Who is it who has chosen the chosen? Do you think they can be cured of their evil propensities?

    • Replies: @Anon
  13. @Si1ver1ock

    @Ace

    Scurrilous gossip at the time said that Nero started the infamous fire as part of a real estate scam.

    I used to doubt that sort of stuff, then 911 happened.

    It’s twenty years after 911 and we still haven’t got a real solid fix on it.

    According to Tacitus and later Christian tradition, Emperor Nero blamed the devastation on the Christian community in the city, initiating the empire’s first persecution against the Christians.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Fire_of_Rome

    • Replies: @Sam J.
    , @Bill Jones
  14. Anon[192] • Disclaimer says:
    @ploni almoni

    LOL.

    Good point. We could probably extend that to many of the other races of the Earth; the British, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, so, to “Do you think they can be cured of their evil propensities?”
    I’d have to guess “Not for the forseeable future”.

  15. Please provide the source where Wolfowitz either directly states or implies, “we must establish a Jewish world government.” The “Defense Strategy for the 1990s” (aka Wolfowitz doctrine) does not state this.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  16. Interesting CIA propaganda dump indicates they’re getting nervous about their capacity to indoctrinate the population. It indicates unpersons like Kevin Barrett are getting under their skin.

    https://www.metafilter.com/180726/The-rise-of-conspiracy-entrepreneurs-and-their-followers

    First, an article in Jezebel, recycled in the Guardian, using the standard Project Mockingbird “Can you believe they said that?” technique. The doctrinal boIlerplate cites miscellaneous implausible ideas. Sprinkled in with them are intimations of authoritatively documented CIA crimes: Oswald didn’t kill JFK, Arabs didn’t do 9/11, OKC was ‘faked’ by the government. CIA’s intent, as always, is to slip exculpatory notions in the predicates of sentence while your attention is directed elsewhere – in this case toward vaccines. The hope is, your ambient unexamined ideas will then include reflexive derision for evidence indicating that an organization like CIA, chartered with impunity, would commit crimes.

    ‘filty light thief’ throws in some hack sloganeering from a Harvard government teacher. Contemplating the crimes of a government with impunity ‘discredits institutions’ and ‘destroys trust’ and makes democracy impossible. Because democracy is only possible with a civil-military CIA command structure chartered with impunity that derogates ICCPR Article 25 along with every non-derogable right. This is classic Ivy League mediocrity. No discussion of facts or evidence: just a doctrinal affirmation urbi et orbi that evidence of state crimes on 9/11 is ‘outlandish.’ This is what passes for scholarship at Harvard these days. The central problem of Rosenblum’s construct, ‘conspiracy theory,’ is ‘radical suspicion of government and of official findings.’ These are the sniveling government asskissers you pay to teach your kids to think. You can see why all those Harvard students balls-out cheated on their Government 1310 final – they know Harvard is CIA’s puke vat.

  17. anon[365] • Disclaimer says:
    @Emmet

    “Is he really trying to convince us that the 35,000 deadly Islamist attacks since 9/11 ”

    I can confidently say that none of these 35,000 deadly attacks would have occurred without the illegal imbecile rogue mean bribed responses to 911 that killed 1 millions Iraqis and destroyed the country and displaced 20 millions. What do you think you will do when someone breaks into your house and rapes your family in front of you and then as a consolation prize takes your young daughter for the most pervert among the invading lot ?

    I guess Jesus would have turned his other cheek . His followers sitting in the Sunday church in perfect harmony in rural Alabama or New Mexico or upstate New York would nod in agreement . They never would bother to see the contradiction or the inconsistency .

    • Replies: @Tsigantes
  18. anonymous[202] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jon Baptist

    Please provide the source where Wolfowitz either directly states or implies, “we must establish a Jewish world government.”

    Hitler never said any such thing either, yet nearly every court historian stakes his daily bread & mortgaged McMansion on just that claim.

  19. Sam J. says:
    @Si1ver1ock

    “…It’s twenty years after 911 and we still haven’t got a real solid fix on it…”

    This is not even remotely true. It would take an encyclopedia to cover all the funny business on 9-11 but there’s one fact that can not be ignored or can not be construed any other way except that insiders were in control on 9-11. All the wars we are in are directly because of the Jews and 9-11. I can prove this easily with two facts. The first is the Jews own all forms of mass communication in the US and they’re not saying a word about the true facts. They can see this as easily as I can and they’re hiding it. When they do talk about it they lie so blatantly that it’s obvious. When I easily counter their lies they censor me. The second follows. Three buildings came down on 9-11.Two came down very odd but at least were hit by planes. Building 7 wasn’t hit by a plane. Notice I use no silly assed laser beam, alien or whatever logic to demonstrate that it was a demoed. On 9-11 building #7 fell the same speed as a rock dropped beside it in free air for roughly 108 feet. This means the building had no resistance to falling except air.

    All materials fall the same speed in a gravity field disregarding air friction which I don’t thing we need to worry about for a building falling. So the speed of our imaginary rock falling next to the building is just gravity related. The speed of the buildings falling, the exact same as the rock, is just gravity also. This means that there was NOTHING to slow the fall of the building. The density of the material under the imaginary rock falling was air. The building fell the same therefore the density of the material under the building was also air. We know building #7 was not hovering in the air. There is no other explanation that fits the fall of building 7 except for all support for the bottom being removeded out from under it to where only air held it up before it fell.

    It’s makes NO difference how big the fires were. The buildings density never reached the same value as air! The fires did not boil away the building structure where it was light as air! All the talk about damage, fires, this, that, all bullshit because the building fell with all four corners almost level the same speed as a rock in AIR. If a building falls as fast as a rock and the rock is falling through JUST AIR then the building is falling through JUST AIR also. Simple equivalence. 1=1, 2=2, big rock falling in air=small rock falling in air=building falling in air. One problem is people sometimes believe that a really heavy thing will fall faster than a lighter thing. Not true. Look at this video of the Apollo astronaut dropping a feather and a hammer on the Moon. They land at the same time.

    Here’s a video of reporters going into building #7 AFTER the North tower supposedly fell on it and destroyed it supposedly enough for it to collapse completely. Look at :54 you see the #7 for the building on the door.

    Now you’ve seen video of the inside where there is NO massive damage to make all four sides of the building fall. You want pictures of the back? Here’s a picture of the South side of building #7, facing the North tower, after it had fallen. There is no huge gaping hole. There is no massive fire going all the way up the building. So you can’t say it’s the South side and we have plenty of video and pictures of the North side of building #7 pictures with no damage at all.

    Here’ another NIST FOIA released video taken between one and two hours before building #7 fell. There’s around three floors on fire.

    (Watch the reporter pan up at 2:54. You can clearly see the whole building is not on fire. This side shown is the North side of building #7. Later you can see the fires mostly around three or four floors only and in isolated spots.)
    If the fires were hot enough to melt steel then why isn’t the glass in the windows melted? Glass melts at an extremely lower temperature that steel. Ever put a metal can and a glass bottle in a campfire? The glass bottle melts but the steel can will still be intact. These fires were no hotter than a campfire. One last video of all sides from 23 angles also showing the miraculous collapse.

    Fireman retired so now he can talk. He was right next to the damn building. Says,”…there was an explosion and the building came down…”

    Here’s an astoundingly good short video by a mechanical engineer on the other buildings. It probably one of the best I’ve seen. It’s very to the point and sticks to the facts as can be seen.

    For more info look at a site by some engineers that lay out the evidence.

    http://www.ae911truth.org/

    The facts are irrefutable that certain sections of our security in this country are compromised by the Jews and are actively killing our citizens. It’s also true that the whole entire political system is compromised in some way such that they will do nothing about the Jewish attacks on us.

  20. @Sean

    And for those concerned about the lack of muslim attacks in the US, don’t worry. Now that the Russiagate coup attempt has failed the CIA and FBI will be back to business as usual.

  21. @Si1ver1ock

    “The Official Version of 9/11 goes something like this…

    Directed by a beardy-guy from a cave in Afghanistan, nineteen hard-drinking, coke-snorting, devout Muslims enjoy lap dances before their mission to meet Allah…

    Using nothing more than craft knifes, they overpower cabin crew, passengers and pilots on four planes…

    And hangover or not, they manage to give the world’s most sophisticated air defense system the slip…

    Unphased by leaving their “How to Fly a Passenger Jet” guide in the car at the airport, they master the controls in no-time and score direct hits on two towers, causing THREE to collapse completely…

    Our masterminds even manage to overpower the odd law of physics or two… and the world watches in awe as steel-framed buildings fall symmetrically – through their own mass – at free-fall speed, for the first time in history.

    Despite all their dastardly cunning, they stupidly give their identity away by using explosion-proof passports, which survive the fireball undamaged and fall to the ground… only to be discovered by the incredible crime-fighting sleuths at the FBI…

    …Meanwhile down in Washington…

    Hani Hanjour, having previously flunked 2-man Cessna flying school, gets carried away with all the success of the day and suddenly finds incredible abilities behind the controls of a Boeing…
    Instead of flying straight down into the large roof area of the Pentagon, he decides to show off a little…
    Executing an incredible 270 degree downward spiral, he levels off to hit the low facade of the world’s most heavily defended building…
    …all without a single shot being fired…. or ruining the nicely mowed lawn… and all at a speed just too fast to capture on video…

    …Later, in the skies above Pennsylvania…

    So desperate to talk to loved ones before their death, some passengers use sheer willpower to connect mobile calls that otherwise would not be possible until several years later…

    And following a heroic attempt by some to retake control of Flight 93, it crashes into a Shankesville field leaving no trace of engines, fuselage or occupants… except for the standard issue Muslim terrorists bandana…

    …Further south in Florida…

    President Bush, our brave Commander-in-Chief continues to read “My Pet Goat” to a class full of primary school children… shrugging off the obvious possibility that his life could be in imminent danger…

    …In New York…

    World Trade Center leaseholder Larry Silverstein blesses his own foresight in insuring the buildings against terrorist attack only six weeks previously…

    While back in Washington, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and Paul Wolfowitz shake their heads in disbelief at their own luck in getting the ‘New Pearl Harbor’ catalyzing event they so desired to pursue their agenda of world domination…

    And finally, not to be disturbed too much by reports of their own deaths, at least seven of our nineteen suicide hijackers turn up alive and kicking in mainstream media reports…

    And if you don’t believe that, you’re a “conspiracy theorist”

  22. Iris says:
    @Sam J.

    The video WTC7 you posted is very telling.

    One can hear the loud, two-toned alarm signal ringing from inside WTC7.

    This is nothing like an “ordinary” safety signal used to inform the public in case of fire, etc..
    It is the alarm signal indicating that the nuclear explosion facility used to bring down WTC2 from the control room in WTC7 had been activated.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  23. @Endgame Napoleon

    He argues that the “radical Muslim terrorists” behind these staged events have been created out of whole cloth by Western intelligence agencies, which continue to command, control, and supply them.

  24. @Sean

    Obviously there IS far more counterfeit (fiat) money than real (commodity-backed) money in circulation.

    As for terrorism, it is a military tactic: “targeting civilians to spread fear.” US military/intelligence is the world’s leading terrorist outfit, having more-or-less deliberately killed around 60 million civilians since World War II. (Source: Chomsky and Vltchek’s On Western Terrorism.) And it has killed 27 million civilians in the 9/11 wars. (Source: Gideon Polya.)

    Almost all terrorism is state-sponsored. This includes both the non-false-flag terrorism cited above, and the Israeli/Gladio false flag terrorism attributed to “leftists” and “Palestinians” during the Cold War and “Muslims” today.

    Since terrorism is a military tactic, it is always used strategically. Answer the question “who gains” and you’ll almost certainly be right about who was behind any given terrorist event.

    Note that indigenous people do sometimes target occupiers and settlers, as Robert Pape explains in Dying to Win. Any terrorist event that will likely benefit the anti-Occupation struggle is presumably non-false-flag, while any event that will obviously be counterproductive for that struggle may be assumed to be false flag. 9/11 is the supreme example of an obvious false flag, whose real authors should have been instantly assumed to be the beneficiaries, not the patsies. In retrospect, I am embarrassed for having spent two years largely accepting the official story of 9/11—which requires us to believe that a group of “radical Muslims” would be brilliant enough to pull it off, but idiotic enough to think it would strategically benefit their cause.

    • Agree: Iris
    • Replies: @Jon Baptist
    , @Bill Jones
    , @Sean
  25. @Kevin Barrett

    And again… I am kindly asking, please provide the source where Wolfowitz either directly states or strongly implies, “we must establish a Jewish world government.”

  26. @Kevin Barrett

    It’s hard to believe that the indisputable story of Operation Northwoods isn’t taught in schools.

    It’s almost like there’s a conspiracy to keep the peasants like Sean ignorant dupes, isn’t it?

  27. anonymous[202] • Disclaimer says:
    @Iris

    who was filming the reporter?

    as for that alarm — do you mind telling how you know that it relates to a nuclear detonation? it certainly is a distinctive sound.

    • Replies: @Iris
  28. Iris says:
    @anonymous

    who was filming the reporter?

    From what I read, this video is from a raw CBS footage, shot on 11th September from 10.16 a.m, after WTC2 had collapsed, and before WTC1 did. This film was never shown on TV. It is usually called the “NIST FOA Raw CBS footage”, and was released by the NIST only as a result of the legal suit brought against it by a group of 9/11 Truthers under the “Freedom of Information Act”.

    as for that alarm — do you mind telling how you know that it relates to a nuclear detonation? it certainly is a distinctive sound

    Alarm systems installed in high-occupancy buildings, for fire situations or other, must inform and direct the public in an unambiguous manner.
    Such ordinary alarm would be an intermittent tone or a pre-recorded message; it’ll never be as the one heard in the video, which is confusing because it has two-tones and a time-gap between the tones, which could falsely indicate that the alarm has changed in nature, or stopped.

    Another very significant fact about 9/11, from the NIST report, is that the “WTC-7 Alarm System” was put on “TEST” mode at 6.47 a.m. on 11th September 2001, which means it would have been non-operational for the following 8 hours, a criminal breach to the safety of the people inside.

    The hypothesis that the WTC was brought down by nuclear explosion was made by former Russian military Dimitry Khalezov. It is substantiated by strong indirect proofs: complete dustification of concrete and steel, 12s seconds time-delay between seismic shocks and collapse of WTC1 , long-lasting thermal footprint of all 3 towers.

    This hypothesis was further researched by a French physicist who first tried to prove it wrong.
    He assessed the initial level of energy released by the WTC collapse using a low-estimate method. He actually came up with an absolute proof that the WTC was brought down by controlled nuclear demolition, as the level of energy calculated was so incredibly high that it could never have been produced by a “conventional” chemical fuel (kerosene or other).
    The proof is based on undisputed physics laws: it so overwhelming that nobody will ever try to challenge it publicly.

    It is a proof that will never go away. Any physicist can replicate it in the future, and will come up with the same damning results. The official 911 narrative is dead in the water.

    As to per how the nuclear charges were delivered, Khalezov makes a reasonable guess. The control room was in WTC7 and the charges were delivered by the means of rail tracks running in tunnels, up to the explosion chambers underneath the North and South Towers, a demolition facility embedded at construction.

    Coming back to the alarms signals:
    – the WTC7 alarm system was put in Test ( i.e. disabled in practice) in the morning of the attack because the perpetrators accessing the explosion chamber would have triggered an interconnected safety alarm that would have resonated and evacuated WTC1 and WTC2.
    – the two-tone alarm later ringing in WTC7 is also a standard feature to remind the demolition team to leave the building after a controlled explosion, to avoid exposure to radiations.

  29. Tsigantes says:
    @Sean

    Zayed Centre, Harvard, Meyssen’s lecture….only an Israeli would know these details 😉
    So who is lying now?

  30. Tsigantes says:
    @anon

    I guess Jesus would have turned his other cheek . His followers sitting in the Sunday church in perfect harmony in rural Alabama or New Mexico or upstate New York would nod in agreement . They never would bother to see the contradiction or the inconsistency

    Nothing to do with Jesus, nothing to do with Christianity either, and everything to do with being poorly educated and propagandised Americans who also take a certain amount of pride in theirs being the exceptional nation and sole superpower.

  31. @Sam J.

    Have you ever seen a big car crash, where one car effortlessly slides into and through the other car as if it weren’t even there? Of course not.

    Yet somehow an aluminum plane sliced through innumerable tons of steel and concrete without shattering on impact.

    I don’t know for certain where these jumbo jets were on the morning of 9/11. All I know for certain is that they were nowhere near Manhattan.

  32. Wally says:
    @Digital Samizdat

    No doubt Meyssan will take Trump over Hillary any day.

  33. Sean says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    Obviously there IS far more counterfeit (fiat) money than real (commodity-backed) money in circulation.

    Then by your definition all “negotiable American currency” is not money in the true sense, which has nothing to do with with whether people correctly understanding what it is will knowingly accept it in return for goods and services. Be the gold arguments ever so good, in relation to whether a money would be in a certain sense “real” if it is a gold certificate bill, you’re making a purely technical point that has no significance for the pertinent question of whether it is real because can be used to pay for goods or services.

    As for terrorism, it is a military tactic: “targeting civilians to spread fear.” US military/intelligence is the world’s leading terrorist outfit, having more-or-less deliberately killed around 60 million civilians since World War II. (Source: Chomsky and Vltchek’s On Western Terrorism.) And it has killed 27 million civilians in the 9/11 wars. (Source: Gideon Polya.)

    OK. But there were a few killed in the first Gulf War before 9/11.

    Since terrorism is a military tactic, it is always used strategically. Answer the question “who gains” and you’ll almost certainly be right about who was behind any given terrorist event.

    Agreed.

    Any terrorist event that will likely benefit the anti-Occupation struggle is presumably non-false-flag, while any event that will obviously be counterproductive for that struggle may be assumed to be false flag. 9/11 is the supreme example of an obvious false flag, whose real authors should have been instantly assumed to be the beneficiaries, not the patsies. In retrospect, I am embarrassed for having spent two years largely accepting the official story of 9/11—which requires us to believe that a group of “radical Muslims” would be brilliant enough to pull it off, but idiotic enough to think it would strategically benefit their cause.

    Well yes mister Barrett, but Osama bin Laden like many, many Saidis was out raged by the presence of the infidel American military occupation of his homeland, the protection of which was reflected in the Saudi “roy” family’s us of the title of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Custodian_of_the_Two_Holy_Mosques.

    And the reason the armed forces of America were in Saudi Arabia was that Saddam, who had invaded Kuwait precipitating the first Gulf war, was still in power in Iraq.

    https://images.csmonitor.com/csm/2015/01/unnamed.jpg?alias=standard_900x600

    The avowed objective of Osama bin Laden was to get the US army out of Saudi Arabia, and to withdraw from Saudi Arabia. America needed to remove the threat of invasion represented by Saddam before it could withdraw, but it needed to withdraw to prevent unrest in Saudi Arabia. Whether Osama understand that by staging 9/11 he was in effect forcing America to invade Iraq is something nobody knows.

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