- Some of the September 11 hijackers are said to have attended U. S. military officer's schools, something that soldiers of allies of the U. S. can be invited to do. Ali Mohamed graduated from such a school in 1981 in a program for visiting military officials from foreign countries, and went back to the Egyptian army.
- Mohamed Atef, a member of al-Qaeda, refused to let Mohamed know what name and passport he was traveling under. L'Houssaine Khertchou testified at the embassy bombing trial that this was "because he was afraid that maybe he is working with United States or other governments".
A Perfect Democracy - Sister Pat sends along this 1920 prediction from H.L. Mencken, who would have been not even a little bit surprised by last week’s GOP convention: When a ...
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