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EXCLUSIVE: 9/11 Lawyer – FBI Should Not Classify Info to Protect Saudis from Embarrassment

Lawyer Sean Carter of 9/11 Families United for Justice Against Terrorism spoke with Breitbart News on Monday after taking note of last week’s article “Terror Ties May Allow Pensacola Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia Under 9/11 Law.” Carter offered his insights on the longstanding legal action filed by the families of 9/11 victims against the government of Saudi Arabia, the game-changing Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), and the prospects that victims of the attack perpetrated in Pensacola by a Saudi pilot trainee might pursue their own legal action under JASTA.

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Hayward: Terror Ties May Allow Pensacola Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia Under 9/11 Law

Several U.S. officials, including President Donald Trump, have strongly hinted the government of Saudi Arabia should provide financial assistance to the victims of the Pensacola terrorist attack and their families, given that the terrorist was a Saudi military pilot undergoing training at the Naval Air Station. If the Saudis do not provide such assistance voluntarily, the families might potentially resort to filing a lawsuit under the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) of 2016.

This photo taken from video provided by WEAR-TV shows emergency responders near the Naval Air Base Station in Pensacola, Fla., Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The US Navy is confirming that an active shooter and one other person are dead after gunfire at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola. Area hospital …

EXCLUSIVE: Wife of 9/11 Victim Pens Letter to Donald Trump Urging Strength During Saudi Visit

Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia this weekend, the national chair of the 9/11 Families & Survivors United for Justice Against Terrorism advocacy group wrote a letter to the leader of the free world. The letter urges him not to buckle under pressure from Saudi Arabia and potentially weaken a provision in a law that would allow the families of victims of America’s most devastating terrorist attack to sue countries involved in carrying out terrorism.

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9/11 Families Group: McCain & Graham ‘Stabbed Us in the Back”

Terry Strada, the National Chair of the group 9/11 Families and Survivors United for Justice Against Terrorism says that her group was “stabbed in the back” by Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsay Graham, who attempted to cut key provisions recently in the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act aka JASTA, passed by Congress earlier this year after overriding a veto by President Obama.

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Iraqi Group Wants to Sue U.S. for 2003 Invasion in Wake of 9/11 Bill

An Iraqi lobbyist group, citing the recently enacted law that allows Americans to sue Saudi Arabia over the September 11, 2001, attacks on the U.S. homeland, is reportedly urging its government to ask the United States for compensation over alleged violations by the American military following the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

A US soldier from 1-501 Para-Infantry Regiment take up positions moments after dismounting of a Blackhawk helicopter at a drop zone south of Baghdad as part of Operation Gecko, 24 August 2007. Operation Gecko was launched as part of a US military strategy to partner with Iraqi Sunni volunteers, former …