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There are many conspiracy theories about 9/11. The US government’s own expanation of 9/11 is a conspiracy theory in which a few Saudi Arabians outwitted the American national security state. Little doubt that many of the more imaginative conspiracy theories were created for the purpose of stigmatizing any skepticism, no matter how well reasoned and supported, of the official story.

When thinking about 9/11, it is important to differentiate expert opinion from improbable explanations.

Among the expert opinion are 2,600 structural engineers and high-rise architects who comprise Architects & Engineers for 9/11 truth and have written to Congress asking for a real investigation, Firefighters for 9/11 truth, Pilots for 9/11 truth, physicists and chemists who analyzed the dust from the twin towers and report finding reacted and unreacted materials used in controlled demolitions, and former government officials who understand that a security failure as great as 9/11 would have produced an immediate and exacting investigation.

These groups of qualified and experienced people say that the official story of 9/11 is false. Architects, engineers, and scientists say that the official story is physically impossible. Firefighters and WTC maintenance personnel say that there were numerous explosions within the towers and that the first explosions were in the sub-basements prior to the buildings being hit by airplanes. Experienced military and civilian pilots say the maneuvers of the aircraft are beyond the capability of the alleged hijackers. Both co-chairman of the 9/11 Commission and the legal counsel have written books in which they have said that information was withheld from the Commission, that the US government lied to the Commission, and that the Commission was set up to fail

In other words, the hard evidence simply does not support the official story.

We know that the official story is false. We don’t know who is responsible or the purpose the event was intended to serve. However, circumstantial evidence strongly supports suspicion of the neoconservatives whose high positions in the government would have enabled them to succeed with a false flag attack and to delay and divert any investigation until the official story was set in stone. We also know from the “dancing Israelis” that elements in the Israeli government had advance notice of the attack as Israeli agents were set up ready to film the destruction of the twin towers.

Neoconservative position papers written in the 1990s called for “a new Pearl Harbor” in order to launch Washington’s wars for hegemony, first in the Middle East. These position papers signaled out Iraq, Syria, Iran, and Libya for attack prior to the event of 9/11. None of these countries had anything whatsoever to do with the official story of 9/11 that blames Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda, a jihadist group set up by Washington in the 1970s to resist the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

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None of these countries had jihadist governments. Iran has a muted form of Islamic law, but Saddam Hussein in Iraq and Assad in Syria headed secular governments. Yet, neoconservatives falsely claimed that Saddam Hussein had “al-Qaeda connections.” This lie and the lie that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction that threatened the US were used to invade Iraq under the 9/11 banner. Then the rationale for the invasions changed. 9/11 dropped away, and the “war on terror” and “bringing democracy” took its place.

From my quarter century in Washington, it is clear to me that if such an event as 9/11 had actually happened for the reason given, the White House, Congress, and media would have been screaming for explanation of how a few Arabs outwitted the entire US National Security State—all 16 US intelligence agencies, the security agencies of Washington’s NATO allies and Israel, the National Security Council, Air Traffic Control, and airport security four times in one hour on the same day. Instead the government refused any inquiry for one year until most of the evidence was destroyed.http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2016/09/government-hid-destroyed-911-evidence.html That a few Arabs defeated US national security would be the greatest humiliation ever inflicted on a superpower, but no one was held responsible. This tells me that 9/11 was a State Crime Against Democracy.

9/11 was used by the US government to launch wars that have destroyed in whole or part seven countries, killing millions of peoples and producing millions of refugees. 9/11 was also used to create an American police state, which is a far greater threat to freedom and democracy than Muslim terrorism.

See
http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2016/08/24/the-term-conspiracy-theory-was-invented-by-the-cia-in-order-to-prevent-disbelief-of-official-government-stories/

and
http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2016/09/07/the-neoconservatives-who-gave-us-911-gave-us-the-american-police-state/

and
http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2016/09/07/the-tide-is-turning-the-official-story-is-now-the-conspiracy-theory-paul-craig-roberts/

and
http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2016/07/20/is-the-saudi-911-story-part-of-the-deception-paul-craig-roberts/

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Rehmat says:

    On Friday, the US Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein in a statement on her campaign website called for an “independent” 9/11 investigation as the previous investigation undertaken by the Bush administration was full of “omissions and lies”.

    Jill Stein said the Bush administration’s initial 9/11 inquiry was not adequate and “was not given enough money, time, or access to relevant classified information,” saying that “a new inquiry is necessary.” She said that a new inquiry would use independent research and would not be “dominated by members with an interest in protecting the reputation and careers of foreign affairs and intelligence communities.”

    The official 9/11 Commission closed in 2004 and detailed the failures of the CIA and FBI in preventing the attacks. The extensive report was criticized for conflicts of interests from a number of investigating commissioners.

    Two pro-Israel politicians, former Governor Thomas H. Kean, and former Congressman Lee H. Hamilton, who were chairman and vice-chairman of Bush’s ‘9/11 Commission’ penned an opinion post at the USA TODAY (September 11, 2016) saying that terror threats against American people are worse than it were on September 2001. May be they know what Israeli Mossad is planning in the near future.

    Philip Zelikow (Zionist Jew), former executive director of the ‘9/11 Commission’ admitted in 2004 that America invaded Iraq in 2003 because Saddam Hussein became an existential threat to the Zionist entity.

    In December 2001, US historian Michael Collins Piper claimed that the so-called “19 Arab hijackers” could have been Israeli agents.

    https://rehmat1.com/2016/09/11/jill-stein-is-a-911-denier/

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  2. WikiLies says:

    Funny. The parallels between The Greater isral Plan and Amerika’s covert and overt ME ops over the last ~20 years. I wonder how many Trump Towers the kids plan to build on Rothschild Blvd….

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    Some facts about the Zionists' plan of Eretz Israel (Greater Israel) .....

    https://rehmat1.com/2009/07/18/eretz-israel-and-the-two-state-solution/
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  3. Rehmat says:
    @WikiLies
    Funny. The parallels between The Greater isral Plan and Amerika's covert and overt ME ops over the last ~20 years. I wonder how many Trump Towers the kids plan to build on Rothschild Blvd....

    Some facts about the Zionists’ plan of Eretz Israel (Greater Israel) …..

    https://rehmat1.com/2009/07/18/eretz-israel-and-the-two-state-solution/

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  4. anonymous says: • Disclaimer

    The tributes to those killed on 9-11 have been somber and moving; quite rightly so since they were just ordinary people who had nothing to do with American government policies. Now, how about we start to recognize all the hundreds of thousands of people around the world the US government has killed or caused to die and the millions turned into pauperized refugees as a result of US wars of aggression? What’s that, the sound of crickets? The vast majority of Americans care nothing about all the people who’ve died because of their government, only about what they’ll have to eat for dinner. Americans never think about anyone else so why should anyone outside of America have anything but disdain in return? But hey, they hate us because we’re so wonderful.

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  5. Architects, engineers, and scientists say that the official story is physically impossible.

    That depends on who you talk to. Architects and scientists are the wrong people to talk to. Architects are simply floor plan and façade people with little training in Engineering. Scientists have many of the tools of Engineers, but there is a very large difference in the training of Scientists and Engineers. Engineers are the people you need to talk with.

    I’m a professional Engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering. I have watched the film of the collapse of the two main towers repeatedly and have come to the same conclusion every time. The buildings collapsed toward the side that was struck by the aircraft. The cascading failure was a result of the damage to the outer wall by the aircraft, combined with the heating of the remaining steel starting the collapse. The lower floors collapsed in train as the forces applied from above exceeded the design capacity of the structure.

    A number of people that had been involved in the design and construction of the building were aware of a change in the fireproofing of the steel. I don’t remember the floor at which the use of wet applied asbestos was stopped, but the aircraft struck not far above that. One of the Engineers had made the comment years ago that there has better not be a fire above that floor, or the building is coming down. New York building officials stopped the use of the wet applied asbestos in spite of the fact that its use was quite safe.

    One should never ascribe to malice what can be laid to incompetence. This is one of those situations.

    I have not seen film of the collapse of the smaller building, so I can’t speak to it. But the stories flying around about the tall towers are simply silly.

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    One should never ascribe anything but malice to a Hasbara troll.
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  6. In order for a conspiracy to endure secrecy is required. Over my entire lifetime the only secret that has remained intact is the formula for Coca Cola. Even the super hush-hush secret of the A Bomb lasted only five years. People blab. 1963-2016 fifty three years and nobody blabbed. 2001-2016 nobody blabbed yet. Nothing to tell?

    “THE TRUTH is… anything you agree with and …faith makes it all possible”. https://robertmagill.wordpress.com/2016/09/10/faith-the-human-o-s-2/

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  7. Firefighters and WTC maintenance personnel say that there were numerous explosions within the towers and that the first explosions were in the sub-basements prior to the buildings being hit by airplanes.

    Firefighters and maintenance personnel were also observed looting the stores in the sub-surface mall. So?

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    Firefighters and maintenance personnel were also observed looting the stores in the sub-surface mall. So?

    Quite. So what?

    Are you implying that, because some firefighters (etc) were reported to be looting, therefore all firefighters (etc) were looting, therefore all firefighters are dishonest, therefore everything that a firefighter says is a lie, therefore there were no explosions? Of course not; you know better than that. So, what are you implying?
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  8. anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Quartermaster

    Architects, engineers, and scientists say that the official story is physically impossible.
     
    That depends on who you talk to. Architects and scientists are the wrong people to talk to. Architects are simply floor plan and façade people with little training in Engineering. Scientists have many of the tools of Engineers, but there is a very large difference in the training of Scientists and Engineers. Engineers are the people you need to talk with.

    I'm a professional Engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering. I have watched the film of the collapse of the two main towers repeatedly and have come to the same conclusion every time. The buildings collapsed toward the side that was struck by the aircraft. The cascading failure was a result of the damage to the outer wall by the aircraft, combined with the heating of the remaining steel starting the collapse. The lower floors collapsed in train as the forces applied from above exceeded the design capacity of the structure.

    A number of people that had been involved in the design and construction of the building were aware of a change in the fireproofing of the steel. I don't remember the floor at which the use of wet applied asbestos was stopped, but the aircraft struck not far above that. One of the Engineers had made the comment years ago that there has better not be a fire above that floor, or the building is coming down. New York building officials stopped the use of the wet applied asbestos in spite of the fact that its use was quite safe.

    One should never ascribe to malice what can be laid to incompetence. This is one of those situations.

    I have not seen film of the collapse of the smaller building, so I can't speak to it. But the stories flying around about the tall towers are simply silly.

    One should never ascribe anything but malice to a Hasbara troll.

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  9. gcochran says:

    I bet you weren’t always nuts.

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    I take it, Professor Cochran, that you believe that the government account of what happened on 9/11 is truthful.

    Could you please outline what is, in your opinion, the strongest evidence available for this? I mean especially the theory that the attacks originated from Afghanistan, which was the basis for launching a war against that country.

    Apparently you think the government story is so self-evidently true that Professor Roberts must be crazy to question it. So again, what is the proof of the story?

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  10. AnalogMan says:
    @Francis W. Porretto

    Firefighters and WTC maintenance personnel say that there were numerous explosions within the towers and that the first explosions were in the sub-basements prior to the buildings being hit by airplanes.
     
    Firefighters and maintenance personnel were also observed looting the stores in the sub-surface mall. So?

    Firefighters and maintenance personnel were also observed looting the stores in the sub-surface mall. So?

    Quite. So what?

    Are you implying that, because some firefighters (etc) were reported to be looting, therefore all firefighters (etc) were looting, therefore all firefighters are dishonest, therefore everything that a firefighter says is a lie, therefore there were no explosions? Of course not; you know better than that. So, what are you implying?

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  11. @gcochran
    I bet you weren't always nuts.

    I take it, Professor Cochran, that you believe that the government account of what happened on 9/11 is truthful.

    Could you please outline what is, in your opinion, the strongest evidence available for this? I mean especially the theory that the attacks originated from Afghanistan, which was the basis for launching a war against that country.

    Apparently you think the government story is so self-evidently true that Professor Roberts must be crazy to question it. So again, what is the proof of the story?

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  12. Paul C. says:

    Thank you for your work, exposing this fiction.

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  13. Interesting.

    ‘The Saker’ has 25 times as many comments as PCR has for essentially the same article from essentially the same perspective at the exact same time.

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    • Replies: @Rurik
    the Saker's article was at the top of the page

    PCR is a national treasure

    contrast Dr. Paul integrity and courage with Fred Reed's new article shilling for the (mass-murdering) regime
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  14. Rurik says:
    @anony-mouse
    Interesting.

    'The Saker' has 25 times as many comments as PCR has for essentially the same article from essentially the same perspective at the exact same time.

    the Saker’s article was at the top of the page

    PCR is a national treasure

    contrast Dr. Paul integrity and courage with Fred Reed’s new article shilling for the (mass-murdering) regime

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