Academic journal article The Journal of Psychohistory

The War on Truth: 9/11 Disinformation, and the Anatomy of Terrorism

Academic journal article The Journal of Psychohistory

The War on Truth: 9/11 Disinformation, and the Anatomy of Terrorism

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The War On Truth: 9/11 Disinformation, and the Anatomy of Terrorism, Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed. Northampton, Mass.: Olive Branch Press, 2005. 459 pp.

Reviewed by Robert Mc Farland, MD

When the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979, the USA had already created an organization of Moslem terrorists to harass the Soviets. This became al-Queda under the leadership of Osama bin Laden. This has become a worldwide network and is closely intertwined with the intelligence organizations of the USA and UK. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed described this in 2002 in his first book, The War on Freedom. In his latest book, The War on Truth, he provides exhaustive documentation.

Ahmed convincingly points out that 9/11 was a failure of state policy not intelligence. Indeed, the authoritative British newsletter fane's Intelligence Digest argues that the 9/11 "intelligence failure" was not in reality the result of mere structural incompetence among US intelligence agencies, rather it was due to explicit political decisions made by the political echelons of Washington, i.e. the highest levels of the Bush administration.

If psychohistory is the science of historical motivation, we have to wonder why we are doing this. The most obvious motive is that our leaders want to control the oil in the Middle East, which would allow for control of the world. Whether the rest of the country endorses this after the election of Obama remains to be seen. President Bush's popularity was steadily declining and our national goals may now change. …

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