Before 9/11: Al-Qaeda’s First Terror Attack in the US was the Assassination of This Controversial Israeli Rabbi
As America commemorates its 18th anniversary of 9-11, Most people don’t realize that Al-Qaeda’s history of terrorism on US soil dates back to 1990. That was the year that Rabbi Meir Kahane Hy”d was shot dead in New York City by El Sayyid Nosair, an Al-Qaeda operative from Egypt.
Ayman al-Zawahiri, the chief ideologue and for a decade leader of al-Qaeda, was finally killed, 21 years after the terror strikes of September 11, 2001.
America wins a battle against Al-Qaeda, Israel against Islamic Jihad.
The United States has now returned to the point at which it all started: the axis between the Taliban and Al-Qaeda that led to 9/11 and put troops into Afghanistan in the first place.
We cannot prevent the cycles of history from returning to batter us with the same discredited tropes, but we can prepare ourselves more astutely.
How the Media’s 9/11 Anniversary Coverage Shifted from a Critical Look at al-Qaida to Attacking America
Whispered first, then shouted from the dust and wreckage of that September morning in 2001 came the words that have become a mantra: Never forget.
We’re back to Sept. 10, 2001, except that both our enemies and our allies are now watching the American giant return to his slumber. Expect serious repercussions to follow.
Ayman al-Zawahiri, long rumored dead, blasts Arab “collaborators” with the U.S. as “Zionist Arabs”—but makes no mention of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Earlier in his career, Biden appeared to grasp that America has dangerous and determined enemies who cannot be appeased. What changed his mind?
On May 27, 2021, the US Administration decided not to extend the sanctions waiver for the American oil company Delta Crescent, related to the company’s activities in northeast Syria.