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Questions tagged [9-11]

September 11, 2001, the date of terrorist attacks on the United States involving the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash of United Airlines flight 93. Also can refer to any of the theories regarding motives behind the acts, speculation regarding guilty or involved parties, existence of theoretical conspiracies, and contemplation of the evidence pertaining to those actions and events.

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Has the US killed close to half a million since 9/11?

The Brookings Register reports a half a million people have been killed by the US since 9/11. From A different path: Let’s try nonviolence: According to the Watson Institute at Brown University, ...
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Did Odigo employees receive warning of the 9/11 terror attacks?

Odigo Messenger was an Israel-based social network service, that ran from 1999-2004. According to a 2001 article from the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz: Odigo, the instant messaging service, says ...
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Were Osama Bin Laden's family members flown out of the United States after the 9/11 attacks, during a time when there was a ban on air travel? [duplicate]

In the documentary, Fahrenheit 911, it is said that Osama Bin Laden's family members were flown out of the United States just days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and during a time when there was a ...
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Did Fox News later “ban” a show that aired after 9-11?

This YouTube video, published in 2013, is of an undated Fox News show, showing the first of a four part series of reports by Carl Cameron, alleging that Israeli intelligence had some information about ...
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Were Israeli intelligence agents arrested after cheering 9/11?

Press TV and Veterans Today: “Donald Trump is conveying interesting versions of urban legends and some actual facts about what followed the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001,” Barrett ...
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Did Khalid Sheik Mohammed claim that Bush's actions prevented a second wave of attacks against the US?

I recently saw this article on facebook from Young Cons which claims that: Well, Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, just put every Democrat to shame by announcing that ...
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Did big investors use pre-knowledge of 9/11 to short American stocks?

There are many claims that some large investors had foreknowledge of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and used that to buy "put" options - especially in the affected airlines - that allowed ...
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Did family members of Osama Bin Laden get to leave America during the no-fly restrictions after 9/11?

Is there any proof that the family members of Osama Bin Laden got to leave America immediately following the 9/11 attacks, during the time when all air travel was banned? Or is this just unverified,...
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Did Muslims celebrate the attack on 9/11 in New Jersey in 2001?

Donald Trump claimed this in November 2015: "I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down. Thousands of people ...
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After 9/11 did the police find a fuel calculator with a copy of the koran belonging to one of the Hijackers?

The claim: The first breakthrough came for investigators within hours of the attack when a motorist contacted them to say he had been involved in a squabble with some Arabs in the car park of ...
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Does jet fuel have a maximum burning temperature of 980 °C?

ME Petroleum are an oil trading company. They have a page of Jet Fuel facts, where they explain that the standard specification of Jet Fuel is JET A-1 (a.k.a JET A). They also claim the "Maximum ...
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Is this picture of UPS man with burning Twin Towers in the background genuine?

I saw a photo today of a UPS carrier walking on the street that did not seem bothered by Twin Towers burning behind him. Is it genuine?
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Could the 2001 anthrax letter attacks been connected to the disclosure of Project Jefferson? [closed]

Project Jefferson was designed to reproduce a strain of genetically-modified anthrax isolated by Russian scientists during the 1990s. It was disclosed (together with Project Bacchus, Project Clear ...
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Were three journalists (Bob Simon, Ned Colt and David Carr) investigating a plausible relation between the CIA and 9/11?

Apparently these three journalists all died within a couple days of each other (Feb. 11 to 12, 2015). The implication of some rumours going around is that these folks were killed because they have ...
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Was a pair of handcuffed hands found near the World Trade Center after 9/11?

It is quite clear that objects from the planes that hit the World Trade Center were recovered after the attack on 9/11. It is also clear that nobody inside the planes could have survived the crash, ...
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Did Osama Bin Laden immediately deny involvement in the 9/11 attacks?

The Loose Change "documentary" claims at around 1:02:45 into the film that Osama Bin Laden immediately denied involvement in the attacks. "The U.S. government has consistently blamed me for being ...
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Was there a coordinated action on 9/11 to crash an unarmed F-16 into a hijacked plane?

An article came across my attention describing the events on September 11th 2001 for Heather Penney, an F-16 pilot who had just finished training. She tells the story that she and her instructor went ...
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Did the Zohar predict 9/11?

Several websites claim that the Zohar predicted the event of 9/11 (for example, this, this, this, and this). The following quote is from the last link: On 9-11, not only the Twin Towers of the ...
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Did the plane that crashed into the first World Trade Center fire a missile towards the tower before it crashed into it?

This part of Loose Change contains footage of the first plane crashing into the first World Trade Center. In it, Dylan Avery claims that there is a flash under the plane before it crashes into the ...
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Did planes crash into the WTC on 9-11?

I was looking through the questions tagged 9-11 and noticed the no-planes theory isn't on here. So: Were there planes that crashed into the WTC? Some examples of notable claims asserting otherwise ...
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Was 9-11 planned by the US Government? [duplicate]

One of my friend told me about this site. It gives many proofs related to the catastrophic event. The use of Nano-thermite strongly suggests that the buildings were imploded. Although I do not trust ...
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Was Flight 93 shot down?

Many conspiracy theory websites (see [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]) and even some of my friends posit that Flight 93 was shot down. It is well known that there were fighter jets scrambled to intercept ...
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Is there any other skyscraper that was destroyed totally just by fire except the three World Trade Center towers?

Since the events of 9-11 it has been claimed several times that no other skyscraper in history has ever collapsed from fire damage. It's usually used as a part of the argument that fire alone cannot ...
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Did 9/11 lead to many deaths due to car accidents “dwarfing” the attacks themselves?

Well-renowned security expert Bruce Schneier claims that In the months after 9/11, so many people chose to drive instead of fly that the resulting deaths dwarfed the deaths from the terrorist ...
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Destruction of WTC: is this version somehow substatinated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: On 911, was Building 7 destroyed in a controlled explosion? Recently I read an article that claimed that WTC in reality was blown up rather than fell due to fire. In discord ...
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Have six of the ten 9/11 commission members said that the US government was covering up something about the 9/11 attacks?

I often see claims like this repeated, "six out of the Ten 9/11 Comission members have gone on record since to admit there was a U.S. government cover-up." Any truth to it? This last time I saw it was ...
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Does the $20 bill predict the 9/11 attacks?

I am referring to claims such as those made at this site. Basically they claim that a certain folding of the bill shows burning images of twin towers. The new U.S. $20 dollar bill contains hidden ...
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Was the date for the 9/11 attack chosen to be the same as the emergency number in the U.S. (911)?

Many sites on the internet cite this coincidence as ether a prof to a conspiracy by the gov. or a message that the terrorists wanted to pass to the American People. Here are just some exmples from ...
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Was the passport of one of the 9/11 terrorists found, while “nothing else” from the airplane was recovered?

Someone who "believes branches of the U.S government planned 9/11" said that: The passport of one of the terrorists was "found". How is it that this passport survived the crash, while nothing ...
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Did a plane hit the Pentagon on September 11, 2001?

Is it possible that a plane hit the side of the pentagon, but did not even scuff up the grass? There are some claims of other anomalies that don't quite match the idea of a plane hitting there; like ...
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Was WTC insured shortly before the attacks?

I heard that the buildings were insured just before terrorist attacks. Is that true? If yes, wouldn't this be an argument for conspirationists ?
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Was the BBC report of the WTC-7 falling before it happened a scripted event?

A video on Youtube, “BBC Building 7 Collapse” is a televised news report from the BBC that states that WTC Tower 7 (aka the "Salomon Bros. Building") had collapsed. An overlay on the video by the ...
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Was Osama Bin Laden responsible for 9-11?

I know he admitted it or something in one of his earlier videos, but aside from that, do we have any actual solid evidence he ordered the September 11 attacks? Like if he hadn't of admitted it, and ...
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Is there anything inexplicable about how the WTC Twin Towers collapsed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: On 9/11, was Building 7 destroyed in a controlled explosion? Having just watched the movie Zeitgeist, I'm a bit unsettled because I don't know how to refute the idea that the ...
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Did the U.S. government have prior knowledge of 9/11?

This has been said a lot of times in lots of places. Did the US government know about the attacks prior to the attacks, and were they involved with the attacks?
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On 9/11, was Building 7 destroyed in a controlled explosion?

There have been a lot of claims made about the circumstances surrounding the events of 9/11 and Building 7 in particular. The central claim regarding Building 7, that I have heard personally, is that ...