Reading Time: 5 minutes Saudi Arabia and its links to terrorism are worth keeping an eye on… but hardly anybody is doing that. After the latest terrorist attack involving a Saudi citizen, it should be clear to everyone that the country’s leadership deserves a much closer look. WhoWhatWhy is way ahead of the curve.
Reading Time: 22 minutes Why are the authorities not looking into ties between violence committed by Saudis on US soil and the Saudi royal family?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Apparently, all that exists from an October 2003 interview with a controversial Saudi Arabian ambassador by the 9/11 Commission is two pages of notes. The main takeaway: the Kingdom’s government “chose not to see” radical fundamentalists.
Reading Time: < 1 minute While President Donald Trump likes to pal around with some of the world’s dictators and strongmen, the rest of his foreign policy resembles that of many past presidents. It’s just one reason why the US is increasingly unpopular across the globe.
Reading Time: 6 minutes We may be one step closer to learning the truth about connections between the Saudi royal family and the 9/11 attacks.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The killing and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside a Saudi consulate has brought unwanted attention to the oil-rich kingdom. It’s perhaps a good time to remind the public of the often ignored Saudi royal family connections to 9/11.
Reading Time: 2 minutes US Sen. Richard Blumenthal insisted Wednesday that there is no threat to national security in declassifying all documents related to the attacks of September 11, 2001. His fellow senators did not object.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Another year has passed since 9/11, and it seems as though accountability for those who financed and supported the perpetrators is further from reality than ever. While yet more evidence has surfaced this year about the people involved in covering up the crime, secrecy reigns supreme in Washington. Yelling “national security” a whole lot, which Read More
Reading Time: 5 minutes Recently released CIA documents show the agency was aware that detainees subjected to its “enhanced interrogation” would say anything — especially what their torturers wanted to hear — to get the torture to stop. Maybe that was the whole point?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Since 9/11, the FBI has had little trouble winning prosecutions against anyone it says is a “terrorist.” That might be changing.
Reading Time: 4 minutes What does Prince Mohammed know about apparent connections between Saudi hijackers and his half-brother and advisor? And did President Donald Trump, who once questioned the official 9/11 narrative, ask about this?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The US military budget is now bigger than ever. But the war machine that’s been built up over many decades is not making America any safer, and leaders in Washington aren’t dealing with the asymmetric warfare that has caused real harm.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The government’s post-9/11 legacy of torture continues to hamper Guantánamo Bay legal proceedings. President Donald Trump is not helping.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Newly released FBI documents reveal a previously unacknowledged investigation into the 9/11 network which calls into question official 9/11 Commission conclusions.
Reading Time: 27 minutes WhoWhatWhy founder Russ Baker talks about what unseen influences shape a presidency; about John F. Kennedy, about Saudis and 9/11 and about how we can finally achieve a real democracy.
Reading Time: 2 minutes President Barack Obama is worried that the law allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia could lead to a slew of legal actions against the US. He is right, but would this be a bad thing?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Congress quickly overturned President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that allows the victims of the attacks of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Coleen Rowley, who exposed the FBI’s initial 9/11 cover-ups, argues that we still don’t know the truth and that the Bureau was not the only agency that attempted to conceal something.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Providing health care to the first responders who risked their lives on 9/11 should have been easy. But then Washington politics came into play.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The 9/11 attacks triggered a series of events that ended up killing, wounding and displacing hundreds of thousands, cost trillions of dollars, eroded civil liberties, diminished the US’s standing abroad and created a new generation of terrorists.