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Mansour: If You Think U.S. Intelligence Is Never Wrong, I Have Some Yellowcake for You

The remonstrations of history are rarely heeded in moments of mass hysteria. But before the new Cold Warriors and their neocon fellow travelers lead us into a crusade based on an FBI report about a computer server the bureau never got to inspect, perhaps we should consider the track record of U.S. intelligence in times of war.

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Saudis Paid for U.S. Veteran Trips to Lobby Against 9/11 Lawsuit Law

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — After Congress passed a new law allowing Sept. 11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts, opponents mounted an expensive political campaign, including paying American military veterans to visit Capitol Hill and warn lawmakers about what they said could be unintended consequences.

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Analysis: Ninth Circuit Would Allow 9/11 Hijacker to Sue to Come to U.S.

The judgment of the Ninth Circuit upholding the temporary restraining order (TRO) against President Donald Trump’s recent executive order restricting travel from seven terror-prone countries would have allowed one of the 9/11 hijackers to sue the government to come to, or stay in, the United States.

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Saudi Social Media Outraged At Senate Resolution Exposing Kingdom To 9/11 Claims

JAFFA, Israel – Riyadh has yet to issue an official response to the U.S. Senate resolution that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi government for any role in the attacks, but the unanimously-passed resolution has been met with sweeping condemnation on Saudi social media.

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Report: Obama to Decide on Declassifying 9/11 Docs Within 60 Days

Fox News reports that President Obama will make a decision on declassifying 28 pages of sealed 9/11 documents – considered by both the Obama and Bush administrations as potentially threatening to national security – within 60 days.