276 of the many 9/11
STRANGE COINCIDENCES

For a printable 3-fold 911 Coincidences flyer, please download
911 Coincidences in .pdf format
It doesn't have space for the greyed items listed below!

See also the much more detailed Killtown 911 Oddities page


9/11 Leadup

1: Unknown to JFK on 3/13/62, the US Joint Chiefs of Staff signed off on Lyman Lemnitzer's Operation Northwoods, a plan to blow up a US airplane, committing terrorist murders against U.S. citizens on American soil, and blaming it on Cuba to justify an invasion there. Kennedy demoted Lemnitzer 11/'62, and was assassinated 11/22/'63 (ABC News 05/1/'01)

2: In 1975, President Ford appointed Lemnitzer to the Commission on CIA Activities within the United States (aka the Rockefeller Commission) to investigate whether the Central Intelligence Agency had committed acts that violated American laws.

3: 2/3/'64: WTC Engineer John Skilling issued white paper analysis stating WTC would survive Boeing 707 hitting it at at 600mph. (Seattle Times 2/27/'93)

4: Design of the structural framing of the 1,350-ft high Twin Towers gave the exterior columns great reserve strength, > 2,000% increase before failure (Engineering News Record 4/2/64)

5: John Hinckley, George HW Bush's associate who shot President Reagan in 3/30/'81, is the 'black sheep' of the family

6: The technology to fly a Boeing 720 remotely-controlled existed in 1984 (NASA)

7: Saddam, then a recipient of massive US military aid, said frigate USS Stark was mistaken as Iranian and refused a US request to interview the Iraqi pilot after a 17/5/1987 missile attack killed more than a sixth of the crew and almost sunk it. (Robert Fisk 12/31/'06)

8: From 1987 to 2000, Dov Zakheim was CEO of System Planning Corp (SPC). Through subsidiary Tridata Corp, oversaw the investigation after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in 1993. He had access to the buildings blueprints

9: SPC sells the Command Transmitter System, a remote control system for planes, which allow an operator to control a pilotless aircraft or drone within about 40 miles of the active transmitter (SPC)

10: SPC sells a radar simulator for target acquisition used by US Navy, the Ballistic Missile Defense Org (BMDO) Countermeasure Group, and DARPA (SPC)

11: SPC sells the Flight Termination System, a system used to destroy target drones in the event of malfunction or "misses" (SPC)

12: George H W Bush gave his speech calling for a New World Order on 9/11/90, eleven years before 9/11/01

13: George Bush succeeded in business only after the investment of reputed al Qaeda financiers Salem bin Laden and Khalid bin Mahfouz. The bin Ladens and Bushes are family friends; Osama is the 'black sheep' of the family. (Forbes 3/18/'02)

14: 5/24/95: Only 150 lbs of explosives leveled the OK City Murrah Building's significant remains as planned, leaving the adjacent parking structure intact (AP, 5/24/95)

15: Unocal rep testified before congress in Feb 98 that an Afghan pipeline needed a stable Afghan gov't and asks the US to use its influence to end conflicts there (Washington Post 10/5/98)

16: 2/20/'98: Project for New American Century (PNAC) called for a war in Iraq to oust Saddam Hussein (Wikipedia)

17: On 2/23/98 bin Laden proclaimed from his Afghan redoubt, "To kill Americans ... is an individual duty of every Muslim", to this day his strongest link to 9/11. (Al-Quds al-'Arabi, 2/23/98)

18: Left-handed Osama bin Laden was declared the US taxpayer's No. 1 fugitive. On 8/20/98 you wrecked just thousands of dollars' worth of his obstacle courses, field barracks, and tents with $79 million in cruise missiles, voiding any US claim that 9-11 was unprovoked (New Yorker, 1/24/'00)

19: In the 11/98 issue of Foreign Affairs, Philip Zelikow, part of President Bush's transition team in 2000-2001, speculated in an article, Catastrophic Terrorism that if the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center had succeeded, "an act of catastrophic terrorism would be a watershed event in American history [involving] loss of life and property unprecedented in peacetime and undermine America's fundamental sense of security ... The United States might respond with ... scaling back civil liberties, allowing wider surveillance of citizens, detention of suspects and use of deadly force. More violence could follow ... Belatedly, Americans would judge their leaders negligent for not addressing terrorism more urgently." (Wikipedia)

20: Bin Laden was a CIA asset, with al Qaeda cells fighting alongside the US in the Balkan conflict as recently as 1999

21: Unocal suspended Afghan pipeline work in Aug '98 due to political instability (Unocal)

22: Filming began in March 2000 for The Lone Gunmen's 'pilot' episode that depicts a US plot to crash an electronically hijacked Boeing 727 into WTC and blame foreign terrorists to provoke war and increase military's budget (Kansas City Star, 3/'01)

23: PNAC, 2000: need for a 'new Pearl Harbor' to advance militaristic plans, by Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz, Pearle, Dov Zakheim, Feith, Bill Kristol and others (Rebuilding America's Defenses, p. 51 (2000))

24: The domain name "saudi-binladin-group.com" was registered on 9/11/2000

25: Investigation of 10/12/'00 USS Cole al Qaeda bombing blocked by Yemen's US ambassador to Yemen, Barbara Bodine.

26: PTECH, founded by a Saudi financier placed on America's Terrorist Watch List in October 2001, had access to the FAA's entire computer system for two years before the 9/11 attack, and whistleblower Indira Singh was told to shut up about it (Christopher Bollyn, American Free Press, 6/20/06)

27: The US had at least 28 advanced specific warnings, from the likes of George Schultz, Vladimir Putin, FBI Special Investigator Robert Wright, FBI undercover ISI informant Randy Glass, former House lead counsel David Schippers, Garth Nicolson, US intelligence operative Delmart Vreeland, and many others (globalresearch.ca articles SMI402A )

28: In 5/01 US military suggested a trial run of a terrorist civil jet crash into the Pentagon, but senior officers rejected it as "too unrealistic". (The Guardian, 4/15/'04)

29: On May 8, 2001 Dick Cheney appointed himself to the job of co-ordinating response to domestic terror attacks, bypassing established structure (5/'01)

30: 5/'01: For the third time, US security chiefs rejected Sudan's offer of thick files on bin Laden and al-Qaeda. (Guardian, 9/30/'01)

31: Dov Zakheim was President Bush's senior foreign policy advisor during the 2000 campaign.

32: Dov Zakheim went from his position at SPC to become the Comptroller of the Pentagon 5/4/'01, until 4/15/'04. He had access to Boeing aircraft through a lease deal he brokered

33: 6/1/'01, order moving authority to shoot down hijacked aircraft from field commanders to Rumsfeld, was rescinded shortly after 9/11

34: The theme of Paul Wolfowitz' West Point commencement address was preparedness for a Pearl Harbor-style "surprise attack", saying "you too will be tested in combat" (DefenseLink, 6/2/'01)

35: 6/28/'01: CIA Director Tenet wrote an intelligence summary for National Security Adviser Rice: "It is highly likely that a significant al-Qaeda attack is in the near future, within several weeks." (Washington Post 5/17/'02)

36: Presidential Decision Directive W-199I-WF-213589 blocked the FBI from interfering with al-Qaeda, under threat of arrest for national security implications (Greg Palast)

37: The FBI Radical Fundamentalist Unit's Dave Frasca and others promoted on 1/10/03 after quashing multiple, urgent requests for investigations into al Qaeda training at flight schools (summer, 2001) (Portland Indymedia 2/4/'03)

38: The second highest bidder, WTC landlord Larry Silverstein leased the entire WTC complex 6 weeks before attacks in 6/'01 with an escape clause that left him paying nothing in the event of destruction by a terrorist attack (New York Times, 10/10/'03)

39: In the end [...] there were various trade-offs. The Silverstein group lowered its down payment from $800 million to $491 million but raised its annual rent payment. Mr. Silverstein also had to post a nonrefundable letter of credit, which had many Port Authority executives holding their breath until shortly after 3 p.m. yesterday. (New York Times, 4/26-27/'01)

40: Twin Towers needed $5.6 billion in repairs to prevent galvanically corroded bolts from shedding aluminum cladding onto pedestrians below

41: Marvin Bush sat on the board of a Kuwaiti-owned electronic security Securacom, provider to the WTC, Dulles Airport and United Airlines (Prince George's Journal 2/4/'03 )

42: Osama bin Laden underwent dialysis at the American Hospital in Dubai 7/14/'01 and was met by the local CIA chief (Le Figaro 1/11/'01)

43: Michael Springmann, State Department veteran: the CIA issued al Qaeda visas from the Jeddah bureau to facilitate US training (BBC 11/6/'01)

44: Governor George Pataki's New York City office had moved out of the World Trade Center in the months before the attacks to new offices on Third Avenue.

45: John Ashcroft stopped flying on commercial aircraft in 7/01 due to 'security considerations' (CBS 7/26/'01)

46: The 8/6/01 Presidential Daily Briefing, entitled "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.," indicated al-Qaida wanted to strike the nation's capital, preparations for airline hijackings (CNN video, 4/10/'04)

47: Raytheon and USAF flew and landed a pilotless Boeing 727 8/01 using military GPS system so ground control can comandeer hijacked planes (Der Spiegel, Raytheon)

48: Weeks before 9/11, FBI agent Colleen Rowley's Zacarias Moussaoui investigation was so thwarted her colleagues joked bin Laden had an FBI mole (TIME magazine 5/23/'02)

49: WTC tenant said weeks before attacks they had "unusual" amount of evacuations from WTC, thinks "they had an inkling something was going on." (People magazine 10/1/'01)

50: FBI's John O'Neill, obsessively pursuing bin Laden's terror network, was pressured to resign, but offered WTC security chief job & died in the collapse on 9/11, first day on the job (Charles Brisard and Guillaume Dasquie, Le Verite Interdite)

51: Two week heightened security and bomb-sniffing dogs for the WTC was lifted days before the attacks (Newsday 9/12/'01)

52: US pulled the plug on Muslim websites days before 9/11 (Guardian 9/10/'01)

53: Zim, an Israeli owned shipping company broke its lease and paid a $50,000 fine in order to move out of the WTC on Sept 4 (Virginian-Pilot, Real Estate Weekly)

54: President Bush's brother Jeb called up Florida's National Guard on Sept 7 (Jeb Bush: Executive Order 01-261, 7 Sept 2001)

55: Toronto Star: NORAD conducted operation 'Northern Vigilance' on Sept 9, planned months in advance, which deployed fighter jets to Alaskan region (NORAD, Toronto Star)

56: 9/6/01: 2,075 put options were made on United Airlines and on 9/10 2,282 put options were made for American Airlines. Given the prices at the time, this could have yielded speculators between $2 million and $4 million in profit. (NewsMax, 6/3/'02)

57: Senior Pentagon officials cancelled flights on Sept 10 for the following day (Newsweek, 9/24/2001)

58: Ariel Sharon was scheduled to address Israeli support groups in New York City but the Israeli General Security Apparatus, the Shabak, cancelled his plans the day before

59: FEMA arrived in New York on Sept 10 to prepare for a scheduled biowarfare drill, and set up a triage center (9/11 Commission, NYC.gov, CBS video)

60: Condoleeza Rice warned San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown not to travel 8 hours before attacks (SF Chronicle)

61: Sen. Bob Graham, Rep. Porter Goss, & other US Intel committee members breakfasted 9/11 with Paki ISI director Mahmoud Ahmad who had authorized an al Qaeda $100,000 wire transfer to Mohammed Atta days before (Wall St Journal, Washington Post 5/18/2002)

62: President Bush's cousin Jim Pierce escaped death at the WTC thanks to a 'schedule change' the night before (Ananova 9/18/'01)

63: George HW Bush and Osama's brother Shafig bin Laden spent the morning of September 11 together at a board meeting of the Carlyle Group

64: On 9/11 the "last" annual Warren Buffett golf charity for celebrity billionaires occurred at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, where President Bush flew to on Air Force One later in the day for "safety." (San Francisco Business Times 2/4/'02)

65: The sender of an e-mail warning delivered to the Israeli company Odigo in the WTC two hours before the first plane hit has not been investigated (Micha Macover, CEO of the company via Ha'aretz 12/21/2002)

66: NY mayor Rudy Giuliani says he was told South WTC was going to collapse (ABC video)


The Hijackers

67: Nine hijackers identified by the US have been found alive or are known to have died years ago. (Daily Telegraph 23/09/'01)

68: At least seven of the 9/11 hijackers trained in US military bases (Newsweek, 9/15/'01; New York Times, 9/15/'01)

69: Five of the hijackers lived in a motel right outside the gates of the NSA at Fort Meade (BBC 06/08/'02)

70: Mohamed Atta attended the International Officer's School at Maxwell Air Force Base, enjoyed pork chops, drank to excess and did cocaine (Daniel Hopsicker's Welcome to Terrorland)

71: Ahmed Alnami, Ahmed Alghamdi, and Saeed Alghamdi listed the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, as their permanent address on their driver's licenses. Hamza Alghamdi was also connected to the Pensacola base (Pensacola News Journal, 9/17/'01)

72: Abdulaziz Al-Omari who reputedly attended Brooks Air Force Base Aerospace School, Texas said his passport was stolen when his apartment in Denver CO was burgled in '95 (Daily Telegraph 23/09/'01)

73: Saeed Alghamdi attended the Defense Language Institute in Monterey (Knight Ridder)

74: 9/11 hijackers' Florida operation base was in the congressional district of Porter Goss, who sponsored the PATRIOT Act

75: Atta seen 'wasted' at Florida bar on Sept 7 (St Petersburg Times)

76: Mohammed Atta left a rental car with a will, a Koran, driver's license and a "how to fly planes" video at the airport: too strident evidence? (WorldNetDaily 09/11/'02)

77: Atta and two Arab men spewed anti-American sentiments on Sept 10 at Florida strip club, spend hundreds on drinks and lap dances, and copy of Quran and business card were left behind (USA Today)

78: Mohamed Atta allegedly flew Flight 11 passed directly over Indian Point nuclear power plant en route, which if he had hit, would have rendered the US northeast corridor uninhabitable for 1,000s of years

79: Not one hijacker's name is on any of the passenger manifests or victim lists even though they were required to show photo IDs to board

80: No charges were brought against Wally Hilliard, owner of Atta's flight school, for the 43 lbs of heroin found on board his LearJet (the biggest seizure ever in Central Florida) just three weeks after Atta enrolled

81: Hilliard's plane (supplied by a pair of drug smugglers who had also outfitted CIA drug runner Barry Seal) had made 30-round trips to Venezuela with the same passengers who always paid cash

82: An amazing amount of confusion exists regarding the number of passengers claimed to have been on the planes, which in aggregate were only 27% full

83: Investigators for the Congressional Joint Inquiry discovered that an FBI informant had hosted and rented a room to two hijackers in 2000 and when the Inquiry sought to interview the informant, the FBI refused, then hid him. A high-level FBI official stated these blocking maneuvers were under orders from the White House

84: 9/11 commissioner Richard ben-Veniste had been Seal's attorney before Seal's murder (Hopsicker 2001, pp. 325-30 )


Wargames & Standdown

85: 1999 - NORAD conducted exercises in 1999 which airplanes were hijacked and crashed into targets which included the WTC and Pentagon were anticipated. (USA Today 4/18/'04)

86: Three F-16 jetfighters from Andrews AFB, 15 miles from Pentagon, were flown 180 miles away for training mission in the morning of 9-11 (Aviation Week 09/09/'02)

87: Andrews AFB, home to DC Air National Guard and Air Force 1 & 2, had no jetfighters on alert (Newsday, USA Today)

88: Pentagon conducted emergency training exercises of a mock passenger plane crash into the Pentagon in 10/24/'00 (Army press release)

89: Missle shield over Washington, DC was deactivated several weeks before 9/11, due to upcoming 'wargames' by Paul Wolfowitz, Sandy Berger, and Condoleeza Rice. Joint Chief of Staff Chairman Gen Meyers, then the head of NORAD, had moved most of the planes to West Coast. (Tom Heneghen on Alex Jones)

90: Feb 5, 2003: Donald Rumsfeld, Gen. Myers confirmed there were total of four wargames and simulations (Vigilant Guardian) on 9/11 from Rep. McKinney questioning (C-SPAN)


WTC 1, North Tower (Flt. 11)

91: Larry Silverstein was not in his office on the 88th floor because of a 'doctors appointment' (New York Magazine)

92: Witnesses, physical and photographic evidence suggests aircraft may not have been a Boeing 767

93: Basement worker Bill Rodriguez heard an explosion below him, then the plane impact above him, saw burned man come out of basement elevator (CNN)

94: 9/11 Commission" Report (2004) said the lobby was destroyed by "a jet fuel fireball ... shooting down at least one bank of elevators", but Arturo Griffith and a co-worker, heading from the second-level basement to the 49th floor, survived the freight elevator cable severing and free-fall after the plane impact. (Emergency brakes caught after 15 floors)

95: The video shows a bright flash just in front of the plane before what may not have been a commercial airliner enters the North Tower (Naudet brothers)

96: Massive explosions extending well over 63 meters in all directions of the 63 meter wide tower sent huge steel beams to impale surrounding buildings

97: Tower fell at free-fall speed in less than 11 swconds, with squibs emanating from well below the collapse zone (KTLA 5 video)

98: Second steel-framed skyscraper in history to collapse 'due to fire'

99: 'Pancaking' floors within the perimeter wall would create underpressures above the top pancaking floor, but dust being sucked back into the tower is not seen


100: A section almost half the height of the intact building remained standing for about 15 seconds, then disappeared into dust (Morgan Reynolds)

101: The head of a national demolition association stated that the collapse of the towers looked like a "classic controlled demolition"

102: The Israelis thought missing on 9-11 dwindled from hundreds to three, then only one: Daniel Levin, a member of Israel's top commando team Sayeret Matkal Unit 501in Lebanon, and a Hijacking Expert. (Jerusalem Post 10/16/'02)

103: Daniel Levin was AKA MIT scientist Daniel Lewin, a dual Israeli/American encryption specialist who developed the key algorythms for Akamai (Haaretz 7/22/'04)

104: FBI believed that bombs in the buildings brought the buildings down (USA Today)


WTC 2, South Tower (Flt. 175)

105: At least 4 videos show a bright flash at the nose and slightly to the lower right of Flight 175 just before it enters the South Tower

106: A police officer testified to numerous HUGE explosions at the top 15 minutes apart pre-collapse

107: The only publically accessable thermograph, by Carol Ciemiengo, shows external columns scarcely hot enough to fry an egg 15 mins after impact

108: James Seffrin, Ciemiengo's employer, says the temperatures shown are completely inaccurate because Carol, having more important work that day thermographing electrical panels, could not be bothered to set the camera to the correct range for a useful thermographic survey (telephone conversation)

109: Video evidence of molten steel pouring from tower just prior to collapse and solidified under rubble

110: An Electro-Magnetic Pulse blacked out rescue personnel's radios at the exact moment when the tower started to fall, so rescuing firefighters were not warned to evacuate - their radios had mysteriously quit working

111: Tower fell at free-fall speed in less than 11 swconds

112: First steel-framed skyscraper in history to collapse 'due to fire'

113: Peter Jennings, live from Ground Zero: "anybody who ever watched a building being demolished on purpose knows .. that if you're going to do this you have to get at the .. at the under infrastructure of a building and bring it down." (ABC News)

114: "We think there were bombs set in the building." Louie Caachioli, New York Fire Department (People Weekly 9/24/'01 )

115: WTC Ground Zero workers claim they helped FBI find 3 of the 4 black boxes from planes that struck WTC (Philadelphia Daily, 10/28/'04)

116: Satam Al Suqami's passport was claimed found on Sept 17, but officially no black boxes were (CNN)

117: Red-hot steel fragments pulled from Ground Zero, and molten metal under the pile up to 6 weeks after attack (Steven E. Jones)

118: Sulfur residues on columns indicates use of thermate, an oxidative pyrotechnic used in controlled demolition

119: Only existing photo of 'Flight 175' windowed fuselage atop WTC5, featured in Popular Mechanics, was not taken until Oct 25, and was found ON TOP of cladding from the collapse of WTC1, not under it, 6 feet from the roof access door (FEMA)

120: FEMA photo 4210 shows photographic evidence of thermate slag in columns (FEMA)

121: Forensic Seismology Of 9/11 supports controlled demolition (Geologist & Researcher Steve Davis)

122: Ellen Mariani said that she was the only relative of all the passengers that died on Flight 175 that she or her lawyer, Phil Berg, could find (Black Op Radio # 156)


WTC 5

123: Two huge holes in WTC5 extending thru building opened up where only sheet aluminum cladding fell. Overhanging penthouse suggests hole created from below, not above. (FEMA)


WTC6, the Customs Building

124: Hole in WTC6 extending thru building not well correlated to falling debris from WTC1

125: A CNN video taken at 9:04 a.m shows a massive dust cloud rising (CNN)

126: WTC6 shown already 'blown out' as WTC2 begins to collapse (Photo by Bill Biggart)

127: Within minutes after the South Tower collapsed, Ground Zero EMT Patricia Ondrovic witnessed explosions in WTC 5, parked cars and inside the WTC 6 lobby

128: Loose Change: Video indicates cladding on northwest corner is damaged before either tower collapses, possibly from a bomb in WTC6 (Loose Change video)


WTC 7 (no plane)

129: 6:47am, WTC 7's fire alarm was set to 8 hr TEST mode in which alarms are ignored (NIST report 6/'04)

130: Rudi Giuliani's 22nd-floor command center, secured against aerial attacks by bulletproof windows and fireproof doors, was abandoned BEFORE he was warned of impending collapse (Newsday)

131: Landlord Larry Silverstein said he recommended to "pull it" due to lack of firefighting resources and after they "decided to pull," they all watched it collapse at 5:20 PM (PBS video)

132: Four WTC rescuers say they were waited around for WTC 7 to collapse (New York Times)

133: 4:54PM EST: Time stamp confirms that BBC reported WTC 7 collapse 26 minutes before it actually happened! CNN also reported this collapse prematurely. (BBC, CNN)

134: BBC claimed they 'lost the tapes' showing this report (BBC 03/07)

135: Video evidence of sequenced 'squibs' extending up northeast corner

136: Building free-fell into its own footprint in under 7 seconds, classic presentation as controlled demolition with building center falling first and sequenced squibs from the sides (Dan Rather, CBS News)

137: CBS News anchor, Dan Rather: "Amazing, incredible pick your word. For the third time today, it's reminiscent of those pictures we've all seen too much on television before, where a building was deliberately destroyed by well placed dynamite to knock it down." (CBS)

138: First steel-framed skyscraper in history to collapse solely from an alleged fire (Chicago Tribune, Stanford Report)

139: Destroyed in the collapse were ~3,500 SEC investigation files such as WorldCom & CitiGroup

140: Officially, collapse remains unsolved. Writing of NIST report, still pending, has been outsourced to private firm (FEMA 5/'02, NIST)

141: The amnesiac 120-page 9/11 One Year Later A Nation Remembers magazine from America Media Inc utterly ignores the collapse (2002)

142: The 911 Commission completely ignored the collapse of the 47 story WTC7, as if it never occurred (Final Report, undated (internal references suggest late 2004))

143: Joel Meyerowitz did not take a single photo of the rubble of WTC 7 for inclusion in his monumental 350-page "extraordinary archive" of Ground Zero, nor make any text reference to its existence or collapse, despite a high aerial NOAA photo clearly showing its remains on p. 342 (Aftermath, 2006)


The Pentagon (Flight 77)

144: Donald Rumsfeld announced Pentagon had lost track of $2.3 trillion on Sept 10 (CBS 1/29/'02, DoD)

145: The military had conducted drills of planes crashing into the Pentagon

146: On Sept 8, Marine Aviation group moved further away from where explosion at the Pentagon would happen (Leatherneck)

147: Barbara Olson's airphone calls from 35,000 feet are the only indication humans played a role in the hijacking of four aircraft. She is the one showcased death, and was writing a book about President Clinton pardoning terrorists

148: Barbara Olson had been scheduled to take a different flight, but cancelled and booked herself on Flight 77 on that Tuesday in order to celebrate her husband's birthday on Monday, September 10, but his birthday was actually September 11! (Wikipedia)

149: Barbara Olson's phone call to her husband Ted could not have been made on a seat-back airphone, because flight 77 did not carry any (David Ray Griffin, Debunking 9/11 Debunking)

150: Mineta testimony on 5/23/03 indicates Cheney issued a 'stand down' order

151: 'Hani Hanjour' the pilot of 'Flight 77', was so incompetent he could barely land a Cessna in August, yet managed to fly at the limit of the 757 airframe in a spiraling, 270-degree descent and a level impact of the first floor of the Pentagon

152: Attack plane made a U-turn in order to hit the side directly opposite office of Donald Rumsfeld and other Pentagon top brass, leaving an 18ft diameter hole that penetrated 3 rings of the reinforced concrete building, but no wings, engines, seats, luggage or passenger remains were found on the lawn outside (SF Bay Guardian)

153: Pentagon parking lot camera video shows white trail of smoke, characteristic of Thiokol powered craft, not passenger jets

154: Pentagon hit on a side largely unoccupied, save fiscal records and accountants who died trying to straighten out the Pentagon budget mess at the end of the fiscal year (Pittsburg Post-Gazette, 12/20/'01)

155: Live at the scene, Jamie McIntire said "from my close-up inspection, there's no evidence of a plane ... crash ... anywhere near the Pentagon" (CNN video)

156: Sam Danner reported smell of cordite, a military high-explosive, not jet fuel (American Free Press)

157: FBI confiscated gas station and hotel security cameras that recorded crash (CNN, National Geographic)

158: Donald Rumsfeld in Oct magazine interview: Pentagon was hit by a "missile" (DoD)

159: Construction worker Mike Flocco said on Larry King Live that plane that hit Pentagon had 'fewer engines' than the other 9/11 planes (CNN, 9/8/'02)

160: The official computer simulation of Flight 77 hitting the Pentagon omits the plane's engines because they would have dug two observable long trenches in the immaculate Pentalawn (Purdue University, 9/10/02)

161: Jamie McIntire recanted testimony, saying "I can tell you that's nonsense" (5/18/'06)


Shanksville (Flight 93)

162: Tape transcript quotes hijacker as saying demands were met, now returning to airport

163: The planning of passengers to retake the plane are heard on the cockpit voice recorder over the roar of the engines from the other side of the barred cockpit door (CNN)

164: Cell phone calls not likely possible from that altitude and speed

165: Evidence suggests that Flight 93 was demolished in-flight by high explosives, but that the site itself was faked. Human remains were not identifiable (Various sources)

166: Somerset County Coroner Wallace Miller said 'It was as if the plane had stopped and let the passengers off before it crashed' (Post-Gazette, 10/15/'01)

167: Mayor of Shanksville quoted as seeing no wreckage or bodies on the site of the abandoned strip mine in Somerset County, even though the passports of hijackers Ziad Jarrah and Saeed al Ghamdi WERE found (Jarrah had reported his stolen in 2/'00)

168: Creases in ground allegedly made by wing impacts contained tall grass shortly after impact

169: Eyewitness accounts of a low-flying white jet with 2 rear engines overhead

170: Yearly-renewable registration for United Flight 93, tail number N591UA was not cancelled until 9/28/05. Reason for Cancellation: Cancelled


Financial Fraud

171: Banker's Trust-AB Brown, the firm that placed the "put options" on United Airlines stock was, until 1998, managed by the no. 3 man at the CIA, who resigned shortly after Goss arrival in December 2004, A.B. "Buzzy" Krongard (Michael C. Ruppert, 10/9/'01)

172: An SEC investigation into profits from prior put options on United, Boeing and American stock was halted on finding none of the trading was by al Qaeda (Foxnews.com story 0,2933,34910,00)

173: Twin Towers were money-losers allowed to remain standing because of prohibitive asbestos removal costs, subsidized by the State (Baltimore Sun, Salon, Front Page)

174: A gold heist spiriting precious metals from the basement of the World Trade Center by rail up to Canada was taking place before the attack (New York Times, 11/1/ 01)

175: After trying unsuccessfully to negotiate a lower bill, the biggest insurer of the World Trade Center went public with a conflict. The insurer, Swiss Re, sued to limit how much it will pay to half of what the buildings' managers are asking. (New York Times, 11/23/'01)

176: Larry Silverstein profited over $1.5 billion from his entire WTC being destroyed (ABC, Wall St Journal)


Anthrax Attack

177: White House staff was given Cipro a full month before first cases of anthrax (Washington Post)

178: The bacteria were of militarized type genetically traced to a single US military source: the Army's Dugway Proving Grounds in Utah, the only facility known to have processed anthrax into the highly lethal powder form found in the letters.

179: The New York Post, whose Deborah Orin published an article, Boozing Bush Twin Nearly in the Clear, one of several describing the inebriated adventures of Jenna Bush, was the second anthrax target. (New York Post, 9/7/'01; pg. 015)

180: Two of the primary intended victims - Senators Daschle and Leahy - were holding up the speedy passage of the pre-planned USA Patriot Act

181: Judith Miller opened an anthrax letter, of a strain much weaker than what killed 5 others 4 days earlier, only 10 days before her deeply researched book Germs on bio-warfare hit bookstores (Germs, 10/2/'01)


Response to Attack/Coverup

182: Chronology places George Bush in Jeb Bush's video monitor-equipped limo at 8:46 am during first plane strike, which George twice claimed to have seen on a live video feed, and his arrival at Booker Elementary at 8:52 (CBS News)

183: George Bush continued reading "My Pet Goat" for 7 minutes, then gave a 20 minute press conference after the attack, contrary to SS protocol

184: The White House alleges that Bush "didn't want to upset the children by leaving abruptly" (The Nation, 10/6/'03)

185: Rumsfeld was told of the second plane hitting the WTC while in his office with a CIA briefer, but went ahead with a meeting in his private dining room at the Pentagon with Paul Wolfowitz and Christopher Cox discussing missile defense.

186: A joint FBI/CIA anti-terrorist task force that specifically prepared for this type of disaster was on a training exercise in Monterey, Calif (USA Today 9/11/'01)

187: Shoot-down authorization not communicated to NORAD until 28 minutes after Flight 93, allegedly piloted by Ziad Jarrah, crashed at 10:06, and NORAD did not accept offers from Air National Guard units until about 10:01 (9/11 Commission, Seattle Post, Toledo Blade, 12/9/'01)

188: At 9:26 AM on 9/11 all US fights were grounded except mercy flights for bin Laden family members and Saudi royals (FAA, Time magazine)

189: A recording made Sept 11 of 6 air traffic controllers describing what they had witnessed, was destroyed by an FAA official who crushed by hand, cut the tape into little pieces and dropped them in different trash cans around the building (Washington Post, 5/6/'04)

190: NYC officials decided that the NYFD's 9/11 audio & text records should never be made public (New York Times, 7/23/'02)

191: CIA Dir. Tenet blamed bin Laden for attacks even before 2nd plane crashed (ABC News)

192: Five illegal immigrant Israeli 'movers' with links to military-intelligence, arrested on Sept 11 videotaping and celebrating the attacks from Liberty Park, were later quietly deported with 200 other Israeli spies (Sunday Herald)

193: George Bush was flown around on Air Force One for ten hours before being permitted to return to Washington DC (Associated Press, 9/12/'01)

194: Florida Huffman Aviation flight school records disappeared when Jeb Bush loaded them onto a C-130 military cargo plane bound for Washington in early morning hours of Sept 12 (Daniel Hopsicker, Welcome to Terrorland, p. 31)

195: Taliban rulers condemned attacks and said Bin Laden didn't have the means to carry out such well-orchestrated attacks (TCM News)

196: Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said of the attack, "It's very good... Well, it's not good, but it will generate immediate sympathy". (New York Times 9/12/'01)

197: A tape 'found' by US forces in Afghanistan depicts a fattened, right-handed Osama with a broader face, a wedding ring and a flatter nose claiming responsibility. No one who speaks Arabic agrees with the US translation (CNN 12/09/'01)

198: Eric Haney: Bin Laden was killed in the massive bombing of Tora Bora, Afghanistan 12/15/01. FOX News has him dying of a lung infection on 12/26 (Inside Delta Force)

199: The EPA found the air around Ground Zero too toxic, but the Bush White House re-worded the report to assure New Yorkers on September 18 that it was safe. 57 first responders have now died from lung illness, with a high estimate of 50,000 New Yorkers dying in the next 5 years. (USA Today 06/25/'06)

200: The 342 page USA PATRIOT Act was presented to a House and Senate frightened by the 9/11 attacks and by the anthrax introduced into their chambers by someone still not discovered on 10/23, and was made law largely unread just before the weekend on 10/26/'01 (Wikipedia)

201: WTC surveillance tapes and maintenance logs are among the missing evidence (Ft Wayne Sentinel)

202: Van Romero, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology research vice president: "... after the [diversionary] planes hit the World Trade Center there were some explosive devices inside the buildings that caused the towers to collapse." (Later recanted) (Albuquerque Journal, 9/14/'01)

203: Company hired to help clean up Ground Zero was Controlled Demolition Inc., also the contractor for the Oklahoma City bombing cleanup (Waste Age magazine)

204: Even tho Ground Zero was not treated as a crime scene, a strict ban on tourist & media fotos was imposed by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (AP, 9/27/'01)

205: The corrosion on an engine shown at the Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island indicates it crashed well before 9/11, and it was never photographed actually being removed from Ground Zero. Compare with the core that landed at Church & Murray streets (FEMA 10/16/'01)

206: Two of 9/11 Commission Chair Thomas H. Kean's Hess-Delta business partners, Mohammed Hussein al Amoudi and Khalid bin Mahfouz, had business ties with bin Mahfouz, suspected conduit of $millions to Al Qaeda (Boston Herald, 12/11/01)

207: Within 2 weeks, steel evidence from Ground Zero was being hastily shipped to China as scrap for re-melting, in violation of Federal law. (New York Times, 12/21/'01)

208: Tho deemed valueless to investigators, the trucks hauling Ground Zero rubble away were equipped with $1K GPS trackers (Access Control & Security Systems)

209: FEMA Ground Zero investigation limited to a guided 4-day walk thru, without subpoena power or the ability to examine the blueprints, which have since been leaked to the public by a whistleblower (New York Times 12/25/'01)

210: Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle told moderator Tim Russert on NBC's Meet the Press (May '02) Cheney on 1/24/02 urged him not to investigate 9/11, and 4 days later Bush did too. "It was 'No investigation by anyone, period'?" Daschle replied: "That's correct." (NBC 5/'02)

211: White House refused to release part of the 900-page Sept. 11 congressional report in May '03 (CBS News)

212: The 9-11 Commission refused to examine a vast body of 9/11 evidence, and even the former director of the FBI says there was a cover up

213: $3 million and 16 month time frame investigating 9/11 was much less than Ken Starr's $40 million spent on Clinton/Lowinsky affair (Washington Times)

214: In October 10, Robert S. Mueller appointed FBI director 4 months earlier, called off 9/11 investigation. FBI: "We're not trying to solve a crime now." (New York Times)

215: Of the 266 purported passengers killed on 9-11 planes, only 11 relatives have applied for compensation

216: Fire Engineering's Bill Manning: ASCE investigation is a 'half-baked farce' (Fire Engineering magazine 2/2002)

217: Big American bases set up in Afghanistan are almost identical to the projected route of the oil pipeline to go through the country. (Chicago Tribune, 3/18/'02)

218: UL tests under Kevin Ryan showed steel quality did not contribute to twin towers' collapse (Boston Globe, Pittsburg Live)

219: Kean Commission found Condoleeza Rice's disclaimer on 5/16/'02 that "who could have predicted that planes might be used as weapons?" was a bald lie. (White House)

220: On May 17, 2002, Bush said "Had I known that the enemy was going to use airplanes to kill on that fateful morning, I would have done everything in my power to protect the American people."

221: Agent Coleen Rowley penned a memo to FBI Director Mueller charging a headquarters "roadblock" to the Minneapolis detention of Moussaoui (TIME magazine 5/26/02)

222: Relatives of 9/11 victims grilled Bush Administration on 9/20/'02 over footdragging (CBS News)

223: Oct 2002: Sniper killings by Special Ops veteran John Muhammad and sidekick Malvo blew the Iraq war debate right off the front page. (CNN)

224: No-one reprimanded for 9/11 incompetence but Homeland Security Dept was created Nov '02 to add a layer of expensive bureaucratic bungling (CBS)

225: Henry A. Kissinger, a business associate of Larry Silverstein, the WTC leaseholder, and a consultant to the Bin Laden family, resigned his appointment by George Bush as the first head of the 9/11 Commission. (NY Times 12/14/'02)

226: FBI agents Robert Wright and John Vincent said supervisor yelled "You will not open criminal investigations!" into the money trail leading to al Qaeda (ABC, 12/19/'02)

227: Philip Zelikow was chosen to be the Executive Director of the ostensibly independent 911 Commission although he had co-authored a book with Condoleezza Rice (Omissions and Distortions by David Ray Griffin )

228: Bush: "Had I any inkling whatsoever that the people were going to fly airplanes into buildings, we would have moved heaven and earth to save the country." (White House 4/19/'04)

229: Bush admin gagged FBI translator Sybil Edmonds from speaking to 9/11 Commission about attack foreknowledge in April 2004 (London Independent 4/27/'04)

230: Bush, Cheney met behind closed doors with 9/11 Commission without recorders, stenographer, or being under oath (CBS 4/29/'04)

231: Alvin 'Buzzy' Krongard, the CIA's departing executive director said the world may be better off if Osama Bin Laden remains at large (Sunday Times -World,1/9/05)

232: 10/1/04: Judge Thomas Hogan found Judith Miller in contempt for refusing a federal grand jury investigating the Valerie Plame CIA operative leak (CNN 7/6/05)

233: Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) was among 100 prominent Americans and 40 victim family members signing the 9/11 Truth Movement statement calling for new investigations on 10/26/04 (Washington Post 4/11/'02)

234: Rice promoted to Secretary of State 1/26/'05 rather than fired for her failure to protect America (US State Dept)

235: S. Hunter Thompson was working on a 9/11 exposé the night of his death 2/20/'05 by two bullets in the head, after warning he would be 'suicided' (Globe and Mail 2/26/'05, p. F9)

236: Afghan President Karzai said Afghan pipeline to deliver oil to Americans was a 'top priority' in May '05 (Christian Science Monitor)

237: A fictional "scenario" of multiple bomb attacks on London's underground took place at exactly the same time as the bomb attack on 7/7/'05

238: Rudolph Giuliani, NYC mayor during 9/11, was staying at the Great Eastern hotel in London, where the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange was holding a conference

239: Numerous, credible ex-government officials are warning that the U.S. government might very well attack its own people to justify a further clampdown on civil rights and to justify additional wars (George Washington Blog 12/12/'05)

240: On 8/8/2005 Peter Jennings, who had reported live from Ground Zero, died of lung cancer, even though he had stopped smoking 20 years previously

241: Officially, four Israelis died in the US on 9-11, and were eulogized on 9/11/05 by American Embassy Tel Aviv Deputy Chief Gene Cretz (Tel Aviv US Embassy)

242: Rowley shows that the break with our [European] allies hurts the war on terrorism, since the great majority of Al Qaeda operatives are based in Europe [, not Afghanistan or Iraq]

243: FBI has no 9/11 evidence against Osama bin Laden or Al Qaeda. Director Mueller: "In our investigation, we have not uncovered ... either here in the U.S. or in ... Afghanistan ... any aspect of the September 11th plot" (Ed Haas)

244: "Shreveport Dentist Dr. David Graham who met three of the 9/11 hijackers and tried to warn the FBI about them was poisoned two years ago and became fatally ill. He died this week. He was scheduled to testify at the trial of a Pakistani man, Jamal Khan, who had hosted the three hijackers."

245: On 2/3/'06 13 Al-Qaeda members convicted for the USS Cole bombing escaped from jail in Yemen (NPR Morning Edition 2/6/'06)

246: Dr. Steven E. Jones, BYU physics professor debunked the U S Govt FEMA and NIST reports. His analysis, with finding of iron microspheres in the dust, shows buildings were demolished with thermite and explosives

247: NIEHS report on the dust composition fudged the shape of iron particles and the amount in the samples (Fe) (Environmental Health Perspectives, July 2002)

248: 7/3/'06: The CIA closed the unit that for a decade hunted Osama bin Laden and his top lieutenants (New York Times 7/4/'06)

249: Bill Doyle, of the largest group of 9/11 families, says that the official version is false

250: Joe Picurro, an ironworker with two 14-day shifts at Ground Zero sees bits of his throat when he throws up and coughs so hard he sees stars (Newhouse News, 9/5/06)

251: Ground zero hero Major Mike McCormack, who now has extreme respiratory sensitivity, was targeted by a swat team for helping expose EPA cover-up (Colorado Indymedia, 9/15/06)

252: All the dogs used to sniff out survivors have died of respiratory failure and other illnesses

253: "Khalid Sheikh Mohammed ... told us the operatives had been instructed to ensure that the explosives went off at a ... point that was high enough to prevent people trapped above from escaping." (G W Bush, 9/15/'06)

254: Members of the Sept. 11 commission said on 10/2/'06 that they were told nothing about a White House meeting 7/'01 at which George J. Tenet warned Condoleezza Rice, the national security adviser, about an imminent Al Qaeda attack and failed to get her to act. (New York Times, 10/2/'06)

255: The U S Embassy in the fortified Bagdhad Green Zone is the largest U S embassy in the world

256: New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle was killed in an airplane that crashed into a 55-story Manhattan apartment building on 10/12/'06 and caused what a federal official described as "incredible" damage. The building did not collapse (CBC Television)

257: In October 2006 George Bush is rumored to have bought a 173,000 acre (70,000 hectare) ranch in the "chaco", a semi-arid lowland in Paraguay's north, an area that grants U.S. troops immunity from national and International Criminal Court (ICC) jurisdiction. (Prensa Latina)


War on Afghanistan/Iraq

258: Cheney, Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz, Perle, Woolsey, Bolton, Zakheim, Khalizad and others were calling for a military takeover of Iraq as early as Jan '91.

259: Afghanistan stood for justice when it said it would need to see the evidence before turning over Osama bin Laden, which the US refused to provide (London Times, 9/22/'01 p. 1)

260: Army Gen. Wayne A. Downing presented to congress in a secret session, summer '98, a plan to topple Sadaam Hussein (Washington Post, 12/27/'01)

261: Prior to Bush's inauguration Bill Clinton signed the Rome Statute for ICC jurisdiction in cases of genocide & war crimes, but 5/'02 Bush reversed it and cut military aid to ~36 countries refusing give US war crime immunity (Washington Post 6/22/'04)

262: Prior to 9/11 Clinton and Bush military plans against Afghanistan for oil (Various sources)

263: Treasury Dept memo in Jan '01: Bush had pre-9/11 Iraq war plan (CNN)

264: Deputy defense secretary Paul Wolfowitz called Army Gen. Eric K. Shinseki's estimate of 100,000s of troops for Iraq, "wildly off the mark" (too high) (New York Times 2/28/'03)

265: "F*ck Saddam," Bush said to 3 U.S. Senators, 3/02. "We're taking him out." (TIME, 3/23/'03)

266: Upper estimate for the Iraq invasion was $100 billion. Pentagon's top budget officer, Dov Zakheim, refused on 2/3/'03 to set a price (CBS News 2/21/'03)

267: Journalist Judith Miller falsely reported metal tubes bound for Iraq to enrich nuclear material (New York Times, 9/7/'02)

268: Dr. David Kelly, UK's leading bio-war expert, died of a slit wrist 7/17/'03 after being outed as the source for a BBC story on false WMD claims, but none of his own fingerprints were found on the 'suicide' knife

269: No WMDs have been found in Iraq, save expired chemical munitions the US and allies sold to Sadaam Hussein (War Made Easy by Norman Solomon)

270: There is still no evidence of any involvement of Iraq in the 9/11 attack (Newsweek 7/17/'04)

271: Poll found 70% Americans erroneously believe Saddam-9/11 link (CNN, White House)

272: Terrorism expert Loretta Napoleoni: US created the myth around Iraq insurgent Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and reality followed (UPI, 11/10/05)

273: The detainee who supplied the sole source of the Bush administration's pre-war claims linking al-Qaida to Iraq was named as a subject of "extraordinary rendition" and did so in Egyptian custody. (Gurdian, 12/9/'05)

274: The US response to the attack works out to the government spending over one billion dollars of taxpayer's money per al Qaeda member

275: George Bush, the great born-again Christian who consulted Jesus with his war plans, is presiding over the death of Christianity in Iraq. Christian refugees are fleeing to Syria and Lebanon in vast numbers. Their churches are being burned, and their priests are being murdered. Iraq's one million Christians -- who have survived on that land for 2,000 years -- are in mortal peril. (Bill Gallagher, NiagraFallsReporter.com)

276: Afghanistan is once again the world's principal opium producer (AP 8/16/'06)



Last updated on Oct 18, '07