February 23, 2008
Huffington Post

Bush Administration Exploited Terror Plots For Political Gain

On Thursday night's "Countdown" Keith Olbermann presented an impressively detailed timeline he called "The Nexus of Politics and Terror," in which he chronicled the Bush administration's exploitation of terror threats for political gain. Olbermann's exhaustive account weaves from each revelation of an intelligence failure or a Democratic political victory to an almost immediate orange alert or "new threat" from al Qaeda.

Enver Masud, "National Commission on Terrorism Perpetuates Self-Serving Myths," The Wisdom Fund, July 5, 2000

Michael Meacher, "'This War on Terrorism is Bogus'," Guardian, September 6, 2003

"Texas Terrorists Plot to Kill Thousands," The Wisdom Fund, January 8, 2004

Enver Masud, "Basra: Were the 'British' Undercover Agents Carrying Explosives? Why?," The Wisdom Fund, September 28, 2005

"Mosque Bombing: Who Benefits? Iran Blames U.S.," The Wisdom Fund, February 23, 2006

"Sears Tower Plot Was Not All That It Seemed," The Wisdom Fund, June 25, 2006

"'Airlines Terror Plot' Disrupted (or 'Cooked Up')," The Wisdom Fund, August 10, 2006

"Post-9/11 Prosecutions End With a Whimper," The Wisdom Fund, September 11, 2006

"Like the Sears Tower Plot, JFK Plot More Talk Than Action," The Wisdom Fund, June 4, 2007

"Plots authorities say they've foiled since 9/11," Associated Press, May 22, 2009

Robert Dreyfuss, "Yet Another Bogus 'Terror' Plot," Nation, May 22, 2009

Francis Njubi Nesbitt, "Islamic 'Pipeline to Extremism' Turns Out to Be Mostly FBI Set-Ups,", December 7, 2010

William Blum, "The Biggest Lie in the War on Terrorism: The Crime of Making Americans Aware of Their Own History,, October 4, 2011

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