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9/11 attack


US military jury condemns terrorist’s torture, urges clemency

November 01, 2021 1:04 pm

Majid Khan became the first former prisoner of the CIA’s so-called black sites to publicly describe in detail the violence and cruelty that US agents used to extract information and to discipline suspected terrorists in the prison program that was set up after 9/11.

Explained: India and the world in the years after 9/11

September 17, 2021 11:37 am

While New Delhi’s concerns were always drowned out by Islamabad’s counter propaganda, 9/11 brought home to the west, especially the US, the threat of terrorism emanating from the South Asian region.

The striking failure of the US war on terror

September 17, 2021 8:46 am

Kanwal Sibal writes: The gap between its stated objectives and the actual outcome is clear in the rise of terrorism and religious extremism in West Asia, Africa and South Asia.

Al-Qaida chief appears in 9/11 video amid rumors he is dead

September 13, 2021 11:37 am

Al-Zawahri, an Egyptian, became leader of al-Qaida following the 2011 killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan by US Navy SEALs.

The Day The World Changed: Seven books to read about 9/11

September 11, 2021 12:15 pm

To this day, people debate about what happened, and why. Questions and conspiracy theories abound. And there are literally hundreds of books on the subject

What America did to itself after 9/11

September 13, 2021 8:47 am

Fear and xenophobia that followed destroyed US body politic & the so-called war on terror compromised civil liberties

How the world — and India — changed in the 20 years after 9/11

September 13, 2021 8:47 am

The coming decades could potentially see India take centre stage in world affairs, provided we imbibe lessons from the past and move faster on the path of economic liberalisation.

Two decades after 9/11, the nation state remains robust

September 13, 2021 8:48 am

C. Raja Mohan writes: All nations, including liberal democracies, have curtailed individual liberty by offering greater security against terrorism.

From 9/11's ashes, a new world took shape. It did not last

September 10, 2021 4:40 pm

For the US, the zero hour of Sept. 11, 2001, meant a chance to reshape its place in the post-Cold War world from a high perch of influence and goodwill.

The grief born on 9/11 forever changed the lives of these widows

September 09, 2021 3:56 pm

"People often say to me, 'Well, it's been 20 years.' But it never leaves you, it never leaves you," Cindy McGinty said. McGinty's husband was killed during the 9/11 attack.


US observes 14th anniversary of 9/11 attack; President Obama pays homage to victims

September 11, 2015 9:22 pm

Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and others observed a moment of silence to mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Friday (September 11).