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The Iraqi Connection?

Posted by Thomas Nephew on September 29th, 2001

Osama, Saddam, and the Bombs by David Plotz, in Slate, provides a quick summary of the main points supporting and not supporting the idea that the 1993 World Trade Center bombing was masterminded by Saddam Hussein. The author of this theory, Laura Mylroie (Study of Revenge: Saddam Hussein’s Unfinished War Against America), now argues this and other evidence (Mohammed Atta’s movements allegedly included meetings with Iraqi officials) strongly suggests that Saddam was also involved in the 9/11 massacre.

Plotz concludes that “before the world will enlist against Hussein, American officials will need to prove that he was behind Sept. 11. To do that, they must find stronger evidence than Mylroie … and others have presented so far.” But what if that evidence is found?

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