Fact of the Week
Fact of the Week
In the early 1960s, America's top military leaders drafted plans to kill
innocent people and commit acts of terrorism in U.S. cities to create public
support for a war against Cuba.
ABC News report, 1 May 2001;
National Security Archive summary, with link to 15-page declassified document
Our Picks for Links of the Week: 30 September 2001
Our favorite resources on the 11 September attacks and their aftermath
This Week's Links:
God Wills It? No, God Doesn't: God does not take sides in wartime (James
Carroll, Boston Globe).
September 11th Source Books: Source documents unearthed by the (private)
National Security Archive.
White House Drops Claim of Threat to Bush: Remember how Air Force One
was a target of the hijackers? Never mind. (Mike Allen, Washington Post).
Anti-Terrorism: In the war on terrorism, what are we fighting for? (William
Afghan Chaos Explodes Around Region: Refugees from ther Taliban are
plunging into chaos a huge swath of Central Asia (many authors, London Observer).
How the Plotters Slipped US Net: Technology failed to detect the plans of the
hijackers, but a technological approach was doomed (Duncan Campbell, The Guardian).
White House Whitewashers: The White House and the media are getting
along more poorly than ever (Jake Tapper, Salon.com).
Get Out of Jail Free Cards: It is a good time to be a police officer on
trial in America (Geov Parrish, WorkingForChange.com).
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