A Nigerian man connected with Al-Qaeda's operation in the Arabian peninsula appeared in a Brooklyn court today. Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi, 33, was arraigned in Brooklyn Federal Court today on charges of providing material support to Al-Qaeda in Yemen, recruiting new members in Nigeria, and helping to r ... More >>
Reporter Kurt Eichenwald has created quite a buzz with his op-ed piece in yesterday's New York Times alleging failure by George W. Bush's administration to adequately respond to numerous warnings from the CIA of an impending Al Qaeda terrorist plot prior to the 9/11 attacks. In the article, Eichenw ... More >>
With no politician willing to take charge, the 9/11 recovery has dragged on far too long
Guess what? You can now buy an "official 9/11 Memorial Flag," which will surely satisfy you in the case that you were looking for exactly such a flag to buy. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the existence of the flag, which will be flown at the State Capitol and at the entrance of the Nati ... More >>
A concert stage collapsed last night at the Indiana State Fair, killing four and injuring 40. After a performance by singer Sara Bareilles, winds "between 60 and 70 mph" knocked over rigging and collapsed the structure to the ground. Attendees reported that "Spectators grabbed parts of their ... More >>
More than 600 mayors nationally, including our own Michael Bloomberg in a leadership role, have started a new television advertising campaign meant to draw attention to an Al Qaeda video that urges terrorists to exploit weak gun laws. The spot, in support of the Fix Gun Checks Act of 2011 and the al ... More >>
When the New York Post's resident angry, crazy, sexxxy resident catlady columnist Andrea Peyser isn't calling someone a pussy, calling for someone's deportation, or getting randy over New York's Bravest firehoses, she's on the warpath for her next column!.. ...Which apparently now involves f ... More >>
Mark your calendars! Intelligence sources, including CIA Director Leon Panetta, say "Al Qaeda is almost 'certain' to try a major attack on the U.S. in the next three to six months," reports the Daily News. Panetta and others appeared before the Senate with the grim news. If it sounds familiar, tha ... More >>
Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that 5 prisoners accused of plotting the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be transferred from the the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp to face trial in a civilian court in New York. Ramzi Bin al-Shibh, Walid bin Attash, Ali Abdul Aziz Ali, Mustafa Ahme ... More >>
"These are extraordinary times for our country," said the President at his press conference on the disposition of Guantanamo Bay detainees. "So there's no shortage of work to be done... But my single most important responsibility as President is to keep the American people safe." The best way to ... More >>
On the day after New York evaded a great disaster, the medical examiner's office reminds us of one that didn't miss. Leon Heyward, who died of lymphoma aggravated by sarcoidosis on October 13 of last year, has after investigation been named the 2,752nd victim of the September 11, 2001 World Trade Ce ... More >>
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In this week's Voice, Bernice Yeung writes about a woman who lost her son in the World Trade Center on 9-11 and ended up befriending the mother of Al Qaeda terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui. That's Phyllis Rodriguez, at right below, with Moussaoui's mom, Aicha el-Wafi. "I felt for her as a mother," ... More >>
Phyllis Rodriguez lost her son at the World Trade Center. And then she found the mother of Zacarias Moussaoui.
Today's news that terrorists planned to use a bomb to flood the Holland Tunnel calls to mind something former White House Press Secretary said once. "When we succeed in Iraq, it will be a major blow to the terrorists and their ambitions of spreading an ideology of hate," Scott McClellan told reporte ... More >>
New White House chief of staff challenged Cheney on 9-11
A report, based entirely on Defense Department documents, exposes the truth about Guantánamo
A Russian arms merchant funnels money, guns, and dope through the United Arab Emirates
First to Afghans, then Iraqis. Now the people of Iran?
The strike is over and the media reaction to it can be summed in a phrase: Minority workers are evil doers. When Transit Workers Union 100a majority Caribbean-Latino-Asian-African American localwalked off the job, the media immediately fused images of criminals and terrorists with the pi ... More >>
Bloomberg gives Bush a four-year pass at city's expense
Stretched thinand past the breaking pointwith jittery Guard troops and reservists in Iraq
Never mind the body count. When reality annoys you, simply ignore it.
Pataki and Giuliani rewrite 9-11 history to bolster Bush, prepare for their 2008 race
Dems' creaky platform leans to right, has a warped colonial veneer
The question is not what went wrong, but what didn't.
The Other Guantánamos
What the General Never Told Us About the Bush Plan for Serial War
Intrusion AlertIt's the Government
9-11, Oklahoma CityYou Name It
No More Beating Around the Bush
From Saddam to Osama, America Creates Its Own Nightmares
Life Under Israeli Occupation
'Terrorists' Share Space With Press in D.C. Building
Beyond Osama: The Pentagons Battle With Powell Heats Up
Meet the Thinkers Who'd Help Uncle SamIf Only He'd Bring Them In
How the U.S. Missed a Chance to Get Bin Laden
Dozens of Americans Have Tested Postive for Exposure to Anthrax. Having a nervous Breakdown Yet?
'Israelis: Very Arrogant People'