What makes 9/11 different is that the American right – including those in government – has relentlessly abused the memory of its victims by lying about what happened.
The declassified name is only a partial victory for the group that goes by the name 9/11 Families & Survivors United for Justice Against Terrorism.
According to some accounts, civilian deaths caused by America’s permanent war in the Middle East since 2001 could exceed one million.
In my view, the attacks were financed by private citizens in Saudi Arabia and organized from Germany and possibly Spain. All the hijackers came from states nominally allied to the US or its protectorates.