By David Ray Griffin
At the 10th anniversary of the Septemer eleven, 2001 terrorist assaults, David Ray Griffin experiences the troubling questions that stay unanswered
9/11 Ten Years Later is David Ray Griffin's 10th ebook concerning the tragic occasions of September eleven, 2001. Asking within the first bankruptcy even if Sep 11 justified the warfare in Afghanistan, he explains why it did not.
In the next 3 chapters, dedicated to the destruction of the area alternate heart, Griffin asks why another way rational reporters have recommended miracles (understood as occasions that contradict legislation of science). additionally, introducing the book's subject, Griffin issues out that Sep 11 has been categorised by way of a few social scientists as a kingdom crime opposed to democracy.
Turning subsequent to debates in the September 11 fact move, Griffin reinforces his declare that the pronounced cellphone calls from the airliners have been faked, and argues that the intensely debated factor in regards to the Pentagon—whether it used to be struck by means of a Boeing 757—is rather unimportant.
Finally, Griffin means that the fundamental religion of usa citizens isn't really Christianity yet "nationalist faith"—which such a lot essentially prevents americans from reading proof that 11th of September used to be orchestrated via U.S. leaders—and argues that the luck up to now of the 9-11 kingdom crime opposed to democracy don't need to be everlasting.
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Surveys undertaken in 1987 indicated that 38 per cent of Americans were prepared to avow support for the ‘welfare state’, compared to 63 per cent in Britain. Only 28 per cent in the US would support governmental action to reduce inequalities, compared to the British figure again of 63 per cent. While 71 per cent of Americans agreed that ‘people like me have a good chance of improving my standard of living’, the British figure was 36 per cent (Smith 1989, 61, 66). These surveys, of course, were undertaken in the eighth year of the Conservative Thatcher government, which might have been presumed to have turned Britain towards more individualistic, ‘American’ attitudes.
A veteran visitor to the US and the possessor of great knowledge of things American, Russell had by this time come to hold very extreme views, going so far as to urge Soviet involvement in Vietnam (Hollander, 1992, 374; Monk, 2001, 469). Several points need to be clarified concerning leftist British anti-Americanism. Firstly, much such sentiment reflects cultural attitudes as well as socialist values. In the early 1950s, for example, E. P. Thompson wrote of the ‘American Dream’ as ‘childish and debased’.
Britons voted 18 per cent for the US, nine per cent for the Soviet Union and 37 for the UK. Americans opted 13 per cent for Britain, 11 for the USSR and 65 per cent for America. When, also in 1994, Americans were asked whether they thought Britain spied on the US, 43 per cent replied in the affirmative (the figure for Japan was 79 per cent); 17 per cent felt that the Central Intelligence Agency should spy on Britain (The Gallup Poll 1983, 99; 1985, 21; 1996, 251; 1995, 93, 37). American mass attitudes towards Britain appear considerably more consistent than British attitudes towards the US.