9/11

In 2009, Rand Paul Said Dick Cheney Pushed For Iraq War To Fill Haliburton's Coffers
In 2009, Rand Paul told a meeting of Republican students that he believed that Cheney had used 9/11 as an excuse to launch the Iraq War to serve Halliburton's interests. Read more...
George Washington Bridge Was A Terror Target For 20 Years
Of all days, Chris Christie's hatchet men and women chose the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York City to turn the George Washington Bridge--a terror target before 9/11 and after-- into a parking lot. Read more...
Saudi Arabia Restored As Defendant In 9/11 Lawsuit By Appeals Court
In a highly unusual move, a federal appeals court effectively acknowledged Thursday that its earlier decision to remove Saudi Arabia from the suit was mistaken. Read more...
Penny Lane: Gitmo's Other Secret CIA Facility
The Associated Press investigates a secret Guantanamo Bay facility where the CIA turned prisoners into double agents. Read more...
'Big, striking horror:' US military doctors allowed torture of detainees, new study claims. Read more...

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Aaron Alexis, the man accused of killing 13 people and wounding at least eight at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, had received treatment for serious mental illness, including "hearing voices," according to a report Tuesday morning from the Associated Press. Read more...
Morning Open Thread
Your morning open thread begins below. Read more...
The Obama administration has presented a selective history of 9/11 in its defense of the NSA metadata program. Read more...
The latest from WhoWhatWhy on Syrian blunders-in-waiting, NSA wiretapping, and prominent Saudi ties to 9/11 being covered up by the FBI Read more...
Couch: "The rest of the lights in the room were out, but from the flashes of the strobe light, I could see a detainee in orange sitting on the—seated on the floor and shackled, hand to feet, and rocking back and forth." Read more...