The Great 9/11 Coverup

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Authored by Eric Zuesse, originally posted at,

Did you happen to notice that after more than a decade of the ‘news’ media’s demanding publication of “the missing 28 pages” (which turned out actually to have been 29 pages) from the U.S. Congress’s investigation into 9/11, the document’s press-coverage, finally, on 15 July 2016, turned out to have been little-to-none? And did you notice that the little there was, said it contained nothing important? Perhaps you didn’t get to know even this much about the press-coverage of it, because the U.S. Congress, which had been hiding the document ever since 2003, dumped it on a Friday night, in order for it to receive as little press-coverage as possible.

Well, what that document actually showed, and proved (and cited FBI investigators who could then have testified in public, if requested), was the opposite of unimportant: that the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, Prince Bandar bin Sultan al-Saud (who was known in Washington as “Bandar Bush,” because of his closeness to the Bush family), had secretly been paying the Saudi handlers of at least two of the 15 Saudis among the 19 9/11 hijackers, and that Bandar’s wife and other relatives were also paying those hijackers-to-be, and their families — thus enabling the future hijackers to obtain the necessary pilot-training etc., for the 9/11 attacks.

How much news-coverage of this was there in the U.S.’democracy’ that is supposed to be informing the public about such things, instead of continuing the cover-ups of them?

Why do U.S. ‘news’ media hide it — after having demanded for more than ten years that the ‘missing 28 pages’ become published?

But that’s not all there is to the cover-up: As I mentioned and documented in my July 20th news-report on “9/11: Bush’s Guilt and the ’28 Pages’,” U.S. President George W. Bush was also involved in the 9/11 operation: He had instructed his National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice to block his obtaining from U.S. government sources any specific information about what the attacks would entail, or about the date on which they would occur. (Presumably, he already knew, via his private communications with Prince Bandar or someone else who was in on the event’s planning, all that he had wanted to know about the coming event.)

When CIA Director George Tenet, on 10 July 2001, was practically screaming to Rice to allow him into the Oval Office, to meet privately with the President to inform him of how urgent the situation had become to take action on it, she said: “We’re not quite ready to consider this. We don’t want the clock to start ticking.” Tenet was shocked, and dismayed. That encounter with Rice was intended to urge the President to establish a hit-team to take out bin Laden, so as to avert the operation — whatever it was, or would turn out to be. The way that Chris Whipple put this, in his terrific report in Politico magazine, on 12 November 2015, titled “The Attacks Will Be Spectacular”, was that, “they did not want a paper trail to show that they’d been warned.”

Apparently, “Bandar Bush” knew the details, but his friend George W. Bush did not — Bush needed “deniability” — it’s not for nothing that he was able to say, after the event, as Condoleezza Rice was to put it when speaking to reporters on 16 May 2002, “This government did everything that it could in a period in which the information was very generalized, in which there was nothing specific to react to … Had this president known of something more specific, or known that a plane was going to be used as a missile, he would have acted on it.”

How does she now square that statement with her having told Tenet, on 10 July 2001, “We’re not quite ready to consider this. We don’t want the clock to start ticking.”? What ‘clock’? Why not? No one asks her — especially not under oath.

Is that the way things happen in a democracy, even 15 years after the event?

On 10 September 2012, Kurt Eichenwald, who had reported for The New York Times, was then issuing his new book on the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars, and he headlined an op-ed then in his former newspaper (which thus could hardly have declined to accept it), “The Deafness Before the Storm”, describing the most puzzling aspect of the lead-up to 9/11:

It was perhaps the most famous presidential briefing in history.

On Aug. 6, 2001, President George W. Bush received a classified review of the threats posed by Osama bin Laden and his terrorist network, Al Qaeda. That morning’s “presidential daily brief” — the top-secret document prepared by America’s intelligence agencies — featured the now-infamous heading: “Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.” A few weeks later, on 9/11, Al Qaeda accomplished that goal.

On April 10, 2004, the Bush White House declassified that daily brief — and only that daily brief — in response to pressure from the 9/11 Commission, which was investigating the events leading to the attack. Administration officials dismissed the document’s significance, saying that, despite the jaw-dropping headline, it was only an assessment of Al Qaeda’s history, not a warning of the impending attack. While some critics considered that claim absurd, a close reading of the brief showed that the argument had some validity.

That is, unless it was read in conjunction with the daily briefs preceding Aug. 6, the ones the Bush administration would not release. While those documents are still not public, I have read excerpts from many of them, along with other recently declassified records, and come to an inescapable conclusion: the administration’s reaction to what Mr. Bush was told in the weeks before that infamous briefing reflected significantly more negligence than has been disclosed. In other words, the Aug. 6 document, for all of the controversy it provoked, is not nearly as shocking as the briefs that came before it.

Those “briefs” still are not published. And now, after the revelation, by Chris Whipple, that Condoleezza Rice was under instruction from her boss not to allow him to be informed too early for “the clock to start ticking,” we can understand why there is still so much that hasn’t yet been released to the public, in our ‘democracy’, about who was really behind 9/11.

On 17 April 2016, Paul Sperry in the New York Post headlined “How US covered up Saudi role in 9/11”, and he reported that his own investigation showed: “Actually, the kingdom’s involvement was deliberately covered up at the highest levels of our government. And the coverup goes beyond locking up 28 pages of the Saudi report in a vault in the US Capitol basement. Investigations were throttled. Co-conspirators were let off the hook.” But isn’t it time, now, to demand that Bush’s role also be explored — not only that the Saud family’s (especially Bandar’s) role in it be prosecuted? After all, Bush was the one who took a Presidential oath.

Or: Is the U.S. not enough of a democracy, for that to happen — for the Constitution to be enforced, by the U.S. President after Bush (the President who will not prosecute his intended successor)? How total must the non-accountability at the top be, before we call the country a “dictatorship” — only a fake ‘democracy’?

Regarding the actions that brought down the three World Trade Center Buildings, WTC1, WTC2, and WTC7, there also is good reason to distrust the official ‘history’. Witness accounts both by firefighters and by the general public were videoed at the time saying that they heard multiple explosions, which indicated controlled demolitions after the two plane-crashes into WTC1 and WTC2. Other witnesses of the WTC7 collapse also heard explosions. Regarding WTC7, there was testimony from the owner of the WTC, Larry Silverstein, saying that he instructed the Fire Department not to go into WTC7 but simply to “pull it.” (And his subsequent statement saying he didn’t really mean that and he meant only to “pull” the firefighters from that building, which actually had none, was debunked.)

Even the government’s “Final Report on the Collapse of World Trade Center Building 7” acknowledged (p. 48) that there had been “(2) a freefall descent over approximately eight stories of gravitational acceleration for approximately 2.25 s[econds]” meaning that that 8-story segment had been blasted so that, throughout those 8 stories, there was zero resistance to the collapsed portion falling through it from above.

This alone constitutes solid and conclusive physical proof of the official lie, though itself published in the official source. And yet on the very next page in that official document is stated, “Blast events did not play a role in the collapse of WTC 7. … There were no witness reports of such a loud noise.”

But there were such witness reports; and, anyway, the very admission (on the prior page) that there was free-fall over an 8-story segment of the building, constitutes acknowledgement of physical proof that there had been controlled demolition on WTC7. Further, there has even been expert testimony that nano-thermite was used to bring down each of these buildings. But clearly, whatever the truth of the matter is, the U.S. Government has been lying, and continues to lie, about 9/11. For at least the past 16 years, we’ve been living in a dictatorship. And the evidence suggests that this has been the case ever since at least 1981.

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Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that Created Christianity.

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Zer0head's picture

The Wall Street Journal's John Bussey's real time eye witness observations on the collapse of the south tower:

"the fire was raging in both buildings, I looked up at the South building, the second World Trade Center to be hit and explosions were coming down the building it looked as if charges had been set on each floor and they were in succession going off, now this is probably not what was happening it just looked that way to me the building blew out floor by floor and it probably had something to do with the structural damage with the planes hitting it, when I saw the floor by floor explosions happening "

bleu's picture
bleu (not verified) Zer0head Sep 10, 2016 9:02 PM

They COVERED UP the cover up.

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Butter-Cup (not verified) RAT005 Sep 10, 2016 9:05 PM

My last pay check was $9500 working 12 hours a week online. My sisters friend has been averaging 15k for months now and she works about 20 hours a week. I can't believe how easy it was once I tried it out. This is what I do...

WordSmith2013's picture

9/11 TRUTH cannot be stopped.
The Internet has guaranteed that 9/11 TRUTH will come out in a BIG way.
However, it must be a controlled release because of how powerful it is.
But there's no stoppin it!

9/11 Black Operation: State-Sponsored Crime of the Millennium
Ignatius's picture

Bravo, ZH.  This article is right down the pipe for what it covers.

Note that forensic engineer Dr. Leroy Hulsey issued today, at the Justice in Focus conference in New York, a preliminary finding that unlike the NIST's opaque and fraudulent report, fire could NOT have been the cause of the total collapse of WTC7.

Dr. Hulsey's full transparent, peer reviewed report on WTC7 is due for publication next year.

NAV's picture

This whole thing is just a diversion away from the true causes of 9/11, and the role played by Israel.

SMG's picture

Nope.  Israel is a Globalist puppet.  The Globalists are Luciferian/Satanists.

Dabooda's picture

More likely you are the Globalist puppet.  There's a whole shitload of good evidence that Israel did 9-11.  What your comment does is divert our train of thought away from that evidence into a fantasyland of devil-worshipers.  Check out the linked website and read up on Larry Silverstein.  With all the blather about who sponsored the alleged hijackers -- once you realize that the planes didn't bring down the towers, you need to focus on who DID.  Cui bono? Silverstein -- and Israel.  Could Arabs have had access to the WTC, to plant explosives?  Uh, that would be NO.  Silverstein -- YES; in fact, it would have been hard for anyone else to give the demolition team the access they needed.  And then there are the dancing Israelis . . .

Clashfan's picture

Izrahole was definitely involved. No doubt.

But devil-worshippers are no fantasy. Far from it. Take it from an illuminati grandchild and SRA survivor.

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Chris Dakota (not verified) Clashfan Sep 11, 2016 6:02 AM

FBI director James Comey is dirty.

Clinton Foundation connection and more

Comey and Lynch also have connections to HSBC and their cartel money laundering.

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The loss of life was just so terrible that day......we just decided to......PULL IT!!!


Except for one just can't pull a skyscraper out of the just can't be done.


It takes a lot of work and and lot of planning......and that's where we have a problem.

Manthong's picture

There are precious few out there who understand, but if you think that a few sand monkeys, with little to no real airplane time can sit behind the yoke of several hundred thousand pounds of a heavy airliner, navigate it, and perform precision maneuvers at over 400 mph, you do not know much about flying airplanes.

Maybe they broke into the cockpits and killed the pilots, but there ain’t no way they flew those airplanes.

Somebody else was in control.

I have a hunch they were in for a big surprise when the airplanes headed for buildings and there was not a damn thing they could do about it.

Fly by wire.. got drones?


Dizzy Malscience's picture

And doesn’t it seem odd that multiple airliners can break communications for 50 to 700 miles and not raise much of a concern?

Damn the bad luck.

Dizzy Malscience's picture

And all their their Bin Laden Bandar-Bush money was not going to buy any more hookers or drugs.


smartmil's picture

I’m surprised that any American can read this article and not be emotionally furious and even homicidal, that the leaders of the day would conspire to kill 3000 of their own citizens to accomplish a political goal and not be severely punished for it! The whole Bush League should be cooling their heels in prison and their shame and treachery should be broadcast to the World. Those who came after are also compromised for not seeing to it that justice was done. The current president is himself complicit in this this tragedy!

N0TME's picture

"Maybe they broke into the cockpits and killed the pilots, but there ain’t no way they flew those airplanes."

"Somebody else was in control." --- Because that is what this whole thing is about --- CONTROL.

Manthong's picture


suggestion.. outline your icon in black so that the white top portion is obvious.

Consuelo's picture



6 weeks of the best 'crash-course' training $money can buy, that's all.   You have your directions and coordinates.   You carry them out.

schatzi's picture

Thank god for some humour and sane minded posters. This place is usually either good for a laugh or good at creating new angles of insight into finance related topics.

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X_in_Sweden (not verified) Clashfan Sep 11, 2016 6:46 AM

This just released yesterday; old news....

  *9/11 Suspects: The Dancing Israelis*

My question to Trump is,

"Hey Don, what da ya think about the Dancing Israelis?

You know, the ones there in Jersey doin' the high-5's, filming it and holdin' up cigarette lighters.

Come on Don.

You tellin' me you neeeveer heard about 'em?

The fuckers got arrested in East Rutherford on the Turnpike...."

Future Jim's picture


9/11 Conspiracy

Each paragraph is a synopsis of a link that provides compelling evidence of conspiracy in the cause and/or cover up of 9/11. Although this list should be more than sufficient to convince any independent minded person of conspiracy, consider that this is just a fraction of the compelling evidence. Also consider that the entire mainstream media has conspired to ignore all of this compelling evidence.

9/11 Summary by James Corbett – In this five minute video, James Corbett makes a pretty comprehensive, compelling, and entertaining argument packed with facts and supporting evidence making it pretty obvious that the official story on 9/11 is ludicrous and that powerful motives existed for an inside job.

WTC7 – The best single issue to start with is the little known fact that a third tower fell on 9/11 and the self-evident fact that it was a controlled demolition; whereas, the official story that came out several years later was that, what looked exactly like a controlled demolition, and which had been previously admitted [1] [2] [3] to have been a controlled demolition, was putatively the result of an ordinary office fire. Watch the videos here, and see for yourself that the official story cannot be true and can only be an intentional fabrication.

Flight 93 Debris Pattern – Multiple facts confirm that Flight 93 in Pennsylvania broke up in the air as if it had been shot down, which contradicts the official story, and the single most compelling of these facts is the debris pattern. The official story is that terrorists flew Flight 93 straight down into the soft ground of a land fill where it was instantly and entirely submerged with not one scrap of debris visible anywhere around the site and leaving only a modest gouge in the dirt. As ludicrous as the submersion of the flight sounds, we don’t need to debunk it directly to disprove the official story because the official story disproves itself by admitting that an engine was found one-half mile to the right of the crash and two more debris fields were discovered along the original horizontal flight path about three miles and nine miles away! The official story is that the debris had bounced to their final locations!

Molten Steel Proven but Denied - This video proves that molten steel at the site for 6 weeks following 9/11 existed and was well documented, and that NIST Lead Engineer, John Gross, denied the existence of molten steel at the site when asked about it by a citizen. Consider also that molten steel would have been compelling evidence of the use of thermite, which would have contradicted the official story.

Bill Cooper Predicted 9/11 – This video proves that as of 6/28/01, Osama had been working with the CIA all along, and how anti-government extremist, Bill Cooper, predicted that same day that a major attack would be perpetrated a few weeks later by the “New World Order” and be blamed on Osama Bin Laden. It also explains how he was ambushed and killed by police on 11/5/2001. Shortly before that, Bill Cooper had said that the same NWO forces that perpetrated 9/11 were hoping to perpetrate a false flag some day in the form of an alien attack, which sounds pretty far fetched until you consider that he was right about the 9/11 false flag …

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Chris Dakota (not verified) Future Jim Sep 11, 2016 9:11 AM

How Bill Cooper knew 911 was coming anyone with common sense could or should have known if paying attention.

The US military couldn't find Bin Laden but in the summer of 2001 CNN drove right up to his hideout and interviewed him.


AnonG-Man's picture

Another link for your list:

Wayne Madsen Report - Al Qaeda: The Data Base

This article details information, provided by former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook when he informed the House of Commons that "Al Qaeda" is not really a terrorist group but a database of international mujaheddin and arms smugglers used by the CIA and Saudis to funnel guerillas, arms, and money.

“The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this. But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the ‘devil’ only in order to drive the ‘TV watcher’ to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism. The country behind this propaganda is the US and the lobbyists for the US war on terrorism are only interested in making money.”


Road Hazard's picture

Never really heard of, or read up on, Bill Cooper but your link to the alien stuff, especially that part where some congress critter is spewing stuff about "HR 8791", did you not notice the logo for The Onion in the bottom right?


zeronetwork's picture

proof of 9/11 is mountain of passengers baggage , seats and airplane parts found from Pentagon and fields of Pennsylvania.

golden kafir's picture

And people wonder where their missing luggage goes

lew1024's picture

9/11 False Flag was established by EVIDENCE long ago. Meanwhile, not so many commentators were contemplating the meaning, the context, the implications.

ThinkPatriot did :

Socratic Dog's picture

Agree, this is part of the cover up.  The Saudis were the designated Patsy #2, they'd be thrown to the wolves when the story started to fall apart on Patsy #1 (cave-dwelling muzzies).  The release of the 28 (29?) pages is important, it means the conspiracy is unraveling.

Regardless, as pointed out by David Griffiths, the thing that really matters is that the US Government lied, repeatedly, and led the cover up. Reminiscent of JFK's assassination.  That makes the US Government guilty of the crime.  Punishment for that crime is clearly death.  We don't need to prove the US Government, and Israel, carried out the crime, or what the details were, on the incomplete information available, only that they covered it up.  That said, we have a fairly good idea what happened, which includes  identity theft of the accused hijackers by Israeli agents.  The majority of the accused suicide-hijackers were demonstrably alive after the event,  so some of them being "funded by Bandar" is a nice touch.

I'm hearing noises about "truth and reconciliation" these days.  Fuck reconciliation, I want to see people on ropes, and lots of them, including former presidents.  Plural, because Obama is clearly continuing the cover up, and I'd be surprised if Clinton wasn't involved in some way.  And if Trump is elected, and continues the cover up, then he belongs on the end of a rope too.

To my mind, 9/11 was the seminal event of post-Kennedy democracy in the US.  All else pales into insignificance, even transgender bathrooms.  If its truth isn't uncovered, it will prove to have been the final nail in the coffin of the Republic.

jerseychris's picture

YES.........ISRAEL.......and the GIRL SCOUTS

SMG's picture

First of all, it's not a dictatorship, it's a Globalist Oligarchy.  Even more accurite it's neo-feudalism, where you a have a few Elite Royals, and everyone else is a serf. Ala 1984/Brave New World. 

9/11 was staged to further this agenda, and WWIII is planned in service of the same goal.

And that's the truth about all of this.

Crash Overide's picture

Are there any Clinton Foundation emails about 9/11 or were they deleted?

Took Red Pill's picture

Jill Stein, who is on the presidental ballot in most states,  is calling for a new investigation;

Future Jim's picture

"9/11 was staged to further this agenda, and WWIII is planned in service of the same goal."

Same for The Coming Alien Hoax

Bay of Pigs's picture

And tomorrow millions of Americans will wave flags and honor the troops, especially at NFL games, for "protecting our freedoms" all across the country. The USA went Full Retard in 2001 and still hasn't woken up.

Took Red Pill's picture

It is sad and disturbing that most Americans are so blind. Just look at the reactions and comments to Jill Stein's tweet for a new 9/11 investigation;

new game's picture

shit for brains mericans, god help us...

illuminatus's picture

The USA went full retard in 1913. There!

robertsgt40's picture

I'd rather hear about five dancing Israelis.

King Tut's picture
King Tut (not verified) robertsgt40 Sep 10, 2016 10:49 PM

don't expect to hear that on ZH

Troll Magnet's picture

The Saudi Royals are Jews. They've been controlling those Muslims for decades now.

golden kafir's picture

Sunnis and Templars started working together over a thousand years ago

Archibald Buttle's picture

well, you'll hear plenty in the comments!

jeff montanye's picture

this is among the most well documented and most damning evidence of a wider, mossad/israel based conspiracy to destroy the wtc on 9-11-01 at a minimum.

first hit on a google search:

have at it.

Clashfan's picture

Or PNAC or Kroll or Silverstein or art students or Urban Moving or cui bono--I could go on--Izrahole's involvement is ubiquitous.

Luciferian overtones are also stark and clear. The secret societies are Luciferian and their involvement is impossible to deny.

jeff montanye's picture

there is probably a lot to your second paragraph that is true.  that place where scalia died/was killed certainly looks suspicious.  bohemian grove happens every year and they make sacrifices to moloch.  that name appears in the mails to hillary clinton.

however the influence of the first paragraph is, imo, the critical one.  there is the power of a state, of a real multigenerational conspiracy hidden in plain sight (israel lobby control of u.s. political system via campaign finance and use of opposition candidates. see  

and the involvement of israelis, israeli americans, neo conservatives and zionists of all stripes in the events of 9-11 before, during and afterward, as i note below, are so overwhelming and universal as to be, to me, convincing without even probing for what their secret actions and motives were.  but much of the secret actions and motives have been plumbed and they are damning.

at the risk of being redundant i'll throw in my list:

Clashfan's picture

I don't disagree w/any of this and am aware of it, TY.

"the power of a state"--"multigenerational conspiracy hidden in plain sight"--Luciferian secret societies have all of this and actually predate and make/create those states--to deny this is folly--look at our national lore and founding fathers or at Izrahole's flag and Freemasonic structures--or at the Twin Towers and Statue of Liberty, etc--secret societies predate Amerikkka and Izrahole--this should be obvious

again, not disagreeing exactly, just... :)