JENNIFER PELTZ and KAREN MATTHEWS / The Associated PressSep 11, 2018
Americans look back on tragic day with solemn ceremonies, volunteer service and a presidential tribute to "the moment when America fought back" on one of the hijacked planes. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
By Michael Winship / Moyers & CompanySep 12, 2016
The renewed patriotism and commitment we felt 15 years ago has decayed, sullied by jingoism, xenophobia and paranoid fantasies about race and religion. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
By Medea BenjaminSep 11, 2016
The Sept. 11, 2001, attacks were a direct outgrowth of the fundamentalist Wahhabist ideology that defines the oil-rich kingdom. For this reason alone, the Saudi regime should be held accountable. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Eugene Robinson / TruthdigOct 20, 2015
Bad things happen on every president's watch -- also every secretary of state's -- and the proper place to lay blame is on the perpetrators. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigSep 11, 2012
For those who never knew, the Bush White House received numerous warnings from the counterterrorism desk at the CIA of an imminent attack by Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida on the United States. Former New York Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald tells of the still-classified briefs issued to the Bush administration in the months leading up to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 12, 2011
New documents have emerged showing that officials in Washington and New York misrepresented or concealed information that ultimately might have protected thousands of people from the contaminated air at Ground Zero.Officials misrepresented or concealed information that ultimately might have protected thousands of people. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 12, 2011
Americans gathered at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in Manhattan and at other sites Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks that killed almost 3,000 people in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 9, 2011
Seven years into the Soviet Union's fatal adventure in Afghanistan, U.S. President Ronald Reagan stood before the international community in West Berlin and demanded that Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev tear down the wall that separated East Germany from the West. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 8, 2011
This Thursday, Seven Stories Press will release a 10th anniversary reissue of Noam Chomsky's book on the World Trade Center attacks titled "9-11: Was There an Alternative?" and TomDispatch has an exclusive excerpt from the new preface. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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