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September 11 attacks
September 11 attacks news and analysis from The Nation
March 26, 2019
It Is Long Past Time for a National Reckoning With the Catastrophic Costs of Endless War
We need space for real dissent from the views of a foreign policy establishment that has so clearly failed us.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
October 31, 2018
Conspiracy Theories Are Not Entertainment
New York’s art world explores the paranoia haunting American politics.
September 11, 2018
17 Years after September 11, Will We Learn to Love Our Enemies?
The unrelenting mentality of entrenched conflict against a permanent enemy has infected American domestic life, creating a bitter political and cultural divide.
August 21, 2018
Remembering Kofi Annan
He consistently expressed a powerful concern for poverty and human rights—but he often succumbed to US power and domination.
July 23, 2018
Donald Trump’s Flight 93 Doctrine
This might be the most self-defeating approach ever adopted by a modern American president.
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July 19, 2018
How Government Secrecy on Torture Has Stymied the 9/11 Terror Prosecution
This case is the last front in the long-running battle over the Bush-era torture regime.
March 20, 2018
Why Are US Colleges Collaborating With Saudi Arabia?
Harvard, Georgetown, Yale Law School, UNH—all have taken money from the Saudi government or businessmen allied with it.
March 16, 2018
Why Gina Haspel, the Queen of Torture, Was Able to Rise to the Top of the CIA
Obama’s decision not to pursue accountability has given Bush administration criminals golden-shield powers.
February 22, 2018
What It’s Like to Teach a Class That Doesn’t Remember 9/11
Many of my students have lived their entire lives in a country at war.
November 27, 2017
What if This Had Happened on the Day After 9/11?
Things could have gone very, very differently.