Reading Time: 21 minutes The anniversary of the 9/11 attacks seems the right moment to remind people how even very solid, careful reporting of apparent “deep politics” links in the attacks has never entered the larger American conversation. The story of the Saudi connection to a house in Sarasota, Florida, is must reading. It also is useful to consider given the established role of Saudi intelligence in the Syrian uprising.
Reading Time: 6 minutes President Obama’s nominee for the next CIA director has a long and foggy relationship with the truth. He’s presided over a number of matters that just don’t add up, but that scored political points—perfect topics for Senate confirmation hearings. A really brave senator would be rubbing his or her hands together in anticipation.
Reading Time: 1 minute Anyone who read WhoWhatWhy’s investigation of seeming ties between Saudi royalty and the alleged 9/11 hijackers knows that Lloyd’s of London had sued powerful Saudi interests, then abruptly withdrew its suit. Good news: WhoWhatWhy is now making available that here-and-gone legal filing.