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September 11, 2001: The Timeline

September 11, 2001: “Today: Less humid. Sunshine. High 79.” 6:00 AM: Polls open in New York City for primary elections. 7:59 AM: American Airlines Flight 11 [carrying 87 innocent people, including crew, excluding hijackers] takes off from Boston’s Logan International Airport for Los Angeles. 8:00 AM: New York City public schools open for the fourth […]

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September 11, 2001: In memoriam

In memoriam. The 2,996.

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September 11, 2001

I remember. I’ll never forget. The tears still well up and my body tenses with anger whenever I see footage of that morning. Photos, videos, audio, it doesn’t matter. It still affects me the same way. As I’ve done each and every year since the events of that day, I watch the Fox News and […]

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July 4, 1976

As an American I still feel enormous pride in what Israel did 43 years ago today. As the linked essay states, Israel — the bulwark of democracy in the Middle East — proved the war against Islamic fascism was indeed winnable. […] In the decade preceding Entebbe, Palestinian terrorists were responsible for at least 50 […]

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June 15, 1389

The Battle of Kosovo Why Eastern Europeans are much more reluctant to accept Muslim migrants than their Western counterparts can be traced back to circumstances surrounding a pivotal battle, that of Kosovo, which took place on June 15, 1389, exactly 630 years ago today.  It pitted Muslim invaders against Eastern European defenders—the ancestors of those […]

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September 11, 2001: The Air Traffic Control Tapes

A series of audio recordings were released by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) that detailed the aviation response on September 11, 2001. The New York Times has created a page that allows you hear the tapes with a rolling transcript. Kudos to them for doing this. They […]

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September 11, 2001: In memoriam

In memoriam. The 2,996.

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