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On spotting disinformation:

Mythbusters: 09/11/2001 Is on the list and has been for a long time:

BBC Documentary: The Power Of Nightmares

NIST Admits WTC7 Freefall:

Coming up to speed on 9/11 science -- Short list of articles and links:

Parade of Errors:

Dr. Daniele Ganser : NATO's Secret Armies - GLADIO & The Strategy of Tension:

We Were Lied To About 9/11 - Episode 23 - Senator Bob Graham:

We Were Lied To About 9/11 - Episode 11 - Thomas Drake:

FBI Special Agent Robert Wright:

The Facts Speak For Themselves:

Post 9/11, How We All Became Boiled Frogs:

Primer on the events leading up to the attacks on 09/11/2001 (skip to 7:00)

Raw Images and Video:

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9/11 Commission Report:

Family Steering Committee’s response to the 9/11 Commission Report:

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WTC2 video - NIST FOIA - Release 27 #42A0272 - G26D148:
Stabilized WTC2 (Ben R.):
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Journal Publications

Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster

USGS World Trade Center Reports

RJ Lee World Trade Center Dust Study

February 2000 Burro Happold Report - Fire Engineering of Steelwork

December 2000 Merritt & Harris World Trade Center Property Condition Assessment

September 12 2001 ASCE Investigation

September 2001 New York Fire Department World Trade Center Task Force

November 12 2001 Forum on the Technical Implications of the World Trade Center Collapses

March 6th 2002 Hearing Committee On Science US House Of Represenatives

May 1st 2002 Hearing Committee On Science US House Of Represenatives

May 1st 2002 FEMA World Trade Center Building Performance Study

October 23 2002 Silverstein-Weidlinger Report

January 2003 PANYNJ Construction Audit Material Testing Reports

July 2004 911 Commission Report

September 2005 NIST Report

December 2005 EPA: Mapping The Spatial Extent Of Ground Zero Dust And Debris From The Collapse Of The World Trade Center Buildings

April 12 2007 NIST Data Quality Act Request for Correction

June 2008 NIST WTC7 Draft Report (unofficial release)

August 21 2008 NIST WTC7 Report (Draft for Public Comment)

August 21 2008 NIST WTC7 Media Briefing

August 26 2008 NIST Technical Briefing

November 20 2008 NIST WTC7 Report

National Construction Safety Team Act Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2008 on the WTC7 Collapse

Date Entity Title URL Pages
2000-02-11 Buro Happold World Trade Center Fire Engineering of Steelwork Phase 1 Report [1] 33
2000-12-06 Merritt & Harris Inc. WTCI-7-P Property Condition Assessment Of World Trade Center Portfolio One World Trade Center [2] 473
2000-12-06 Merritt & Harris Inc. WTCI-8-P Property Condition Assessment Of World Trade Center Portfolio Two World Trade Center [3] 278
2001-09-12 Berlingske Media Tonsvis af sprængstof [4] 1
2001-09-12 ABC News Rescuers Facing Colossal Problems [5] 2
2001-09-17 American Bureau of Shipping Cheating death (Lloyds List) [6] 4
2001-09-18 ABC News Search Continues [7] 3
2001-09-19 New York: A City With an Attitude... and a Heart [8] 4
2001-09-30 Construct In STEEL Australian Institute for Steel Construction The collapse of the World Trade Center Towers, New York [9] 4
2001-09-30 U.S. Public Health Service WTC Ground Zero : Images from Firefighters and Steel Workers [10] 1
2001-10-01 Bloomberg School of Public Health Mobilizing Public Health Danger in the Dust [12] 3
2001-10-01 September 11th or September 12th? I wanted to be conscious of the date I was going to die. [13] 2
2001-10-01 SEAU News Structural Engineers Association of Utah WTC A STRUCTURAL SUCCESS [14] 6
2001-10-04 FEMA FEMA Director Allbaugh with Bryant Gumbel, CBS Early Show [15] 3
2001-10-17 MAGIC@GROUND ZERO [16] 3
2001-10-24 Reflections in the Wake of September 11: Visit to Ground Zero, New York City [17] 9
2001-10-30 National Institutes of Health At Ground Zero NIH'ers Respond to Tragedy in NYC [18] 8
2001-11-01 The LiRo Group LiRo at GROUND ZERO Work at the World Trade Center Involves the Firm's Top Personnel [19] 2
2001-11-01 NY Daily News Fire May Smolder For Months [20] 2
2001-11-02 U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 01-0405 Images of the World Trade Center Site Show Thermal Hot Spots on September 16 and 23, 2001 [21] 3
2001-11-27 U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 01-0429 Environmental Studies of the World Trade Center area after the September 11, 2001 attack [22] 6
2001-12-01 National Guard The National Guard Association of the United States Serving on 'sacred ground' Guardsman Sees Humanity's Best and Worst during Two Weeks at 'Ground Zero' [23] 2
2001-12-07 The Chronicle of Higher Education Scholars Work to Rebuild the World Trade Center Virtually [24] 5
2002-01-01 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York City World Trade Center Disaster Deployment [25] 2
2002-01-01 Structural Engineer IN STRUCTURAL HISTORY THE WORLD TRADE CENTER [26] 1
2002-01-01 The story of Debbie Merrick [27] 6
2002-02-01 A call to rescue: Sappers assist at the World Trade Center [28] 1
2002-02-13 NASA SE-2002-02-00007-SSC NASA Involvement in National Priority Support for Disasters [29] 85
2002-02-19 NTSB Flight Path Study - American Airlines Flight 77 [30] 7
2002-03-06 Statement of Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr. Before the Committee on Science House of Representatives [31] 6
2002-04-01 Waste Age Magazine D-Day: NY Sanitation Workers' Challenge of a Lifetime [32] 2
2002-05-01 Professional Safety The American Society of Safety Engineers SH&E at Ground Zero Disaster Response [33] 8
2002-05-29 Knight Ridder Newspapers Recovery worker reflects on months spent at Ground Zero [34] 3
2002-06-01 George Washington University Assessment of Geospatial Technology Applications by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during World Trade Center Operations [35] 40
2002-06-10 NIST Proposed Plan National Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster [36] 27
2002-07-01 University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences K-9/11 Tracking the Rescuers’ Trauma [37] 2
2002-08-01 The Atlantic Monthly Group 77 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET [38] 2
2002-08-01 Structural Engineer What we learned: Building performance study of the WTC collapse [39] 6
2002-08-02 FEMA WTC 1 and WTC 2 [40] 40
2002-08-19 NIST Final Plan National Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster [41] 27
2002-08-21 NIST 2002-14 Commerce's NIST Details Federal Investigation of World Trade Center Collapse [42] 3
2002-09-03 The Structural Engineer The Institution of Structural Engineers President visits ground zero on New York visit New York visit reveals extent of WTC disaster [44] 3
2002-09-08 The Times Herald-Record A Day In September The Chaplain's Tale [45] 7
2002-09-09 1105 Government Information Group Handheld app eased recovery tasks [46] 3
2002-09-10 Public Broadcasting Systems America Rebuilds A year at Ground Zero [47] 1
2002-09-11 The Eagle Reluctant hero narrates horror of N.Y. mission [48] 4
2002-09-11 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Vance Delsignore: OSHA officer at WTC [49] 1
2002-09-11 Massachusetts Institute of Technology N.Y. firefighters describe sorrow, exhaustion at Ground Zero cleanup [50] 2
2002-09-12 U.S. News & World Report They came to help at Ground Zero. What they experienced they can't forget Memories [51] 2
2002-10-01 National Construction Safety Team Act [52] 7
2002-10-01 Ground zero [53] 3
2002-10-24 North Point Press American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center [54] 224
2002-11-06 U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 0050-02 USGS Environmental Studies of the World Trade Center Area, New York City, after September 11, 2001 [55] 4
2002-11-11 The New York Times Ironworkers' Job of Clearing Ground Zero Is Over, but the Trauma Lingers [56] 2
2003-01-01 Turn Century Pictures COLLATERAL DAMAGES [57] 1
2003-01-21 The Port Authority of NY & NJ WTCI-30-P WTC Technical Information Repository WTC 1 and 2 Documents [58] 103
2003-04-01 National Commission On Terrorist Attacks Upon The United States Public Hearing [59] 42
2003-05-01 NIST SP - 1000-3 May 2003 Progress Report on the Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster [60] 128
2003-09-01 National Environmental Health Association Messages in the Dust [61] 110
2003-09-11 Daily Herald Answering the call from ground zero Suburban residents explain why they had to visit New York after Sept. 11 [62] 1
2003-10-20 Chemican and Engineering News CENEAR 81 42 pp. 26-30 Volume 81, Number 42 CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF A DISASTER Scientists struggle to understand the complex mixture of aerosols released during and after the destruction of the World Trade Center [63] 7
2003-11-01 Occupational Safety & Health Administration A Dangerous Worksite The World Trade Center [64] 7
2003-12-01 RJ Lee Group Inc. Damage Assessment 130 Liberty Street Property WTC Dust Signature Report Composition and Morphology, Summary Report, Prepared for: Deutsche Bank [65] 34
2004-05-13 RJ Lee Group Inc. Signature Assessment 130 Liberty Street Property Expert Report WTC Dust Signature, Prepared for: Deutsche Bank [66] 38
2004-06-30 NIST SP - 1000-5 June 2004 Progress Report on the Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster [67] 1,095
2004-08-26 9/11 Commission Staff Monograph on the Four Flights and Civil Aviation Security Staff Report, August 26, 2004 [68] 121
2004-10-19 NIST October 19 2004 National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee Meeting [69]
2004-12-14 Buehler Ltd Metallographic Examination of Heavily Eroded Structural Steel from World Trade Center Buildings 1, 2 and 7 [70] 10
2005-01-01 U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2005-1031 Determination of a Diagnostic Signature for World Trade Center Dust using Scanning Electron Microscopy Point Counting Techniques [71] 18
2005-02-09 The Journal of American Culture Rituals of Mourning and National Innocence [72] 13
2005-03-01 U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2005-1073 Analysis of Background Residential Dust for World Trade Center Signature Components Using Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis [73] 11
2005-05-11 U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2005-1165 Particle Atlas of World Trade Center Dust [74] 20
2005-09-09 The River Reporter WTC injuries hobble local man [75] 2
2005-11-15 U.S. Geological Survey Spectroscopic and X-Ray Diffraction Analyses of Asbestos in the World Trade Center Dust Asbestos Content of the Settled Dust [76] 26
2006-01-01 U.S. Enviromental Protection Agency Semivolatile Organic Acids and Levoglucosan in New York City Air Following September 11, 2001 [77] 25
2006-01-01 U.S. Geological Survey Materials characterization of dusts generated by the collapse of the World Trade Center [78] 19
2006-01-01 Estimates of the Vertical Transport of Urban Aerosol Particles [79] 13
2006-01-01 Persistent Organic Pollutants in Dusts That Settled at Indoor and Outdoor Locations in Lower Manhattan after September 11, 2001 [80] 11
2006-01-01 RAND Protecting Emergency Responders Lessons learned from Terrorist Attacks [81] 109
2006-01-01 Evaluation of Potential Human Exposures to Airborne Particulate Matter Following the Collapse of the World Trade Center Towers [82] 48
2006-01-01 Characterization of Size-Fractionated World Trade Center Dust and Estimation of Relative Dust Contribution to Ambient Particulate Concentrations [83] 18
2006-01-01 World Trade Center Environmental Contaminant Database: A Publicly Available Air Quality Dataset for the New York City Area [84] 8
2006-01-01 U.S. Geological Survey Inorganic chemical composition and chemical reactivity of settled dusts generated by the World Trade Center building collapse [85] 39
2006-01-01 Characterization of the Plumes Passing over Lower Manhattan after the World Trade Center Disaster [86] 17
2006-01-01 The Importance of the Chemical and Physical Properties of Aerosols in Determining Their Transport and Residence Times in the Troposphere [87] 14
2006-01-01 An Overview of the Environmental Conditions and Human Exposures That Occurred Post September 11, 2001 [88] 16
2006-01-01 Very Fine Aerosols from the World Trade Center Collapse Piles: Anaerobic Incineration? [89] 12
2006-01-01 U.S. Geological Survey Environmental mapping of the World Trade Center area with imaging spectroscopy after the September 11, 2001 attack [90] 18
2006-01-01 210Po/210Pb in Outdoor—Indoor PM-2.5, and PM-1.0 in Prague, Wintertime 2003 [91] 8
2006-01-01 Argonne National Laboratory Introduction to Urban Aerosols and Their Impacts [92] 21
2006-08-26 Journal Of 9/11 Studies 118 Witnesses: The Firefighters' Testimony to Explosions in the Twin Towers [93] 60
2006-12-11 Firerescue1 Rescue-dog handlers share strong bond with their canine charges [94] 3
2007-02-25 New York Media Rudy Tuesday [95] 8
2007-04-12 NIST DQA Request for Correction [96] 32
2007-05-10 PBS Newshour Collapse of Overpass in California Becomes Lesson in Construction [97] 8
2007-09-27 NIST NIST DQA Request for Correction Response [98] 6
2007-10-26 NIST DQA Request for Correction Appeal [99] 16
2008-04-19 The Open Civil Engineering Journal Fourteen Points of Agreement with Official Government Reports on the World Trade Center Destruction [100] 6
2008-08-04 The Environmentalist Environmental anomalies at the World Trade Center: evidence for energetic materials [101] 8
2008-10-01 NIST NIST DQA Request for Correction Appeal Response [102] 6
2008-10-10 Journal of Engineering Mechanics Closure to "Mechanics of Progressive Collapse: Learning from World Trade Center and Building Demolitions" by Zdenek P. Bazant and Mathieu Verdure [103] 5
2009-02-22 911 Blogger "Fake" Phone Calls? What The Evidence Shows [104] 5
2009-04-03 The Open Chemical Physics Journal Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe [105] 25
2010-12-28 911 Blogger “Debating” What Hit the Pentagon by Exaggeration, Namecalling, and Threats [106] 13
2011-01-01 Multinational Finance Journal Was there Abnormal Trading in the S&P 500 Index Options Prior to the September 11 Attacks? [107] 46
2011-01-01 911 Speakout The Pentagon - A Joint Statement by David Chandler and Jonathan Cole Overwhelming Evidence of Insider Complicity [108] 7
2011-01-08 Journal Of 9/11 Studies Flight AA77 on 9/11: New FDR Analysis Supports the Official Flight Path Leading to Impact with the Pentagon [109] 16
2011-02-10 911 Blogger Critique of David Ray Griffin’s 9/11 Fake Calls Theory [110] 27
2011-09-01 Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice The Pentagon Attack on 9/11: A Refutation of the Pentagon Flyover Hypothesis Based on Analysis of the Flight Path [111] 18
2011-09-09 ABC News 'Real fear': Your September 11 stories [112] 35
2011-11-27 Journal Of 9/11 Studies The Pentagon Attack: Problems with Theories Alternative to Large Plane Impact [113] 43
2012-02-01 The Science of 9/11 Notes on Barbara Honegger Cause of Damage to the Pentagon: Witness Testimony [114] 5
2012-06-01 Journal Of 9/11 Studies The 9/11 Attack on the Pentagon: the Search for Consensus [115] 15
2012-09-11 VIN News Service Veterinarians recount Pentagon 9/11 search and rescue [116] 5
2012-10-01 New York Diary: White Ash People [117] 2
2012-10-06 Visibility 911 A dozen questions about Flight 77 and the Pentagon that might lead to justice, and one that won’t [118] 5
2012-11-01 Journal Of 9/11 Studies The Pentagon Attack in Context: a Reply to John Wyndham [119] 19
2013-03-08 International Journal of Protective Structures Some Misunderstandings Related to WTC Collapse Analysis [120] 11
2013-03-19 Scientific Method 911 The Pentagon Attack: The Event Time Revisited [121] 26
2015-01-01 Journal Of 9/11 Studies What Hit the Pentagon? Misinformation and its Effect on the Credibility of 9/11 Truth [122] 21
2016-03-13 911 Speakout Pentagon Surveillance Camera Video Frames [123] 3
2016-04-29 Scientific Method 911 The Pentagon Event: The Honegger Hypothesis Refuted [124] 95
2016-10-07 Foreign Policy Journal Bringing Closure to the 9/11 Pentagon Debate [125] 16 Columbia University Archive Of World Trade Center Attack Documents

Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl, Ph.D. World Trade Center Studies

Mortality among survivors of the Sept 11, 2001, World Trade Center

Arlington, Virginia on 9/11

American Airlines Flight 77


Shanksville, Pennsylvania on 9/11

United Airlines Flight 93

Washington, District of Columbia on 9/11

Stand Down

Sibel Edmonds



Hijackings on 9/11

Military Response on 9/11


"The process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor" - PNAC (mirror)

If the device that exploded in 1993 under the World Trade Center had been nuclear, or had effectively dispersed a deadly pathogen, the resulting horror and chaos would have exceeded our ability to describe it. Such an act of catastrophic terrorism would be a watershed event in American history. It could involve loss of life and property unprecedented in peacetime and undermine America's fundamental sense of security, as did the Soviet atomic bomb test in 1949. Like Pearl Harbor, this event would divide our past and future into a before and after. The United States might respond with draconian measures, scaling back civil liberties, allowing wider surveillance of citizens, detention of suspects, and use of deadly force. More violence could follow, either further terrorist attacks or U.S. counterattacks. - 9/11 Commission Executive Director Philip Zelikow, Foreign Affairs , writing in 1998

The public supported America's engagement in World War II largely because of the shock effect of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor [p. 24-25].... America is too democratic at home to be autocratic abroad. This limits the use of America's power, especially its capacity for military intimidation. Never before has a populist democracy attained international supremacy. But the pursuit of power is not a goal that commands popular passion, except in conditions of a sudden threat or challenge to the public's sense of domestic well-being. [p. 35] - Zbigniew Brzezinski, The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy And Its Geostrategic Imperatives, writing in 1998

Naturally, the common people don't want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship.... Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country. - Hermann Goering , Marshall of the Third Reich, during the Nuremberg Trials

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