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Around the Empire podcast explores the massive apparatus of the American Empire. In-depth interviews, discussions. Hosted by Joanne Leon.
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Around the Empire podcast explores the massive apparatus of the American Empire. In-depth interviews, discussions. Hosted by Joanne Leon.

Sep 30, 2021

ATE Ep236 Questions Still Unanswered

Panelists: Peter Castagno, Gumby, Joanne Leon, Dan Wright. A panel discussion about the questions that are still unanswered 20 years after 9/11. This is part one of a series. There is an “after hours” bonus segment where we talk about turning this into a series, the fact that dissent from the official 9/11 story is (finally) being discussed more openly and there is strong pressure to make it less taboo, and more. 

Joanne Leon and Dan Wright are co-founders of Around the Empire. Peter Castagno is the co-owner of the Citizen Truth independent media website covering international politics. He is an independent writer & researcher with an MA in International Conflict Resolution.

Gumby is an independent researcher, well known for his research threads on Twitter and podcast appearances under the pseudonym @gumby4christ (a handle that he chose years ago in jest but then became a brand). 

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Reference Links:

  1. 9/11 Independent Commission (Family Steering Committee) - Unanswered Questions
  2. Book: Unanswered Questions: What the September Eleventh Families Asked and the 9/11 Commission Ignored
  3. History Commons: BBC Reports WTC 7 Collapse Before It Happens
  4. BBC Response re: reporting WTC 7 collapse before it happened
  5. ClandesTime 114 – An Alternative History of Al Qaeda: Ali Mohamed
  6. Porkins Policy Review: Ali Mohamed: The CIA’s Favorite Terrorist (Guest article by Tom Secker)
  7. History Commons: Ali Mohamed
  8. Covert Action Magazine: The Twenty Year Shadow of 9/11 (Part 1): U.S. Complicity in the Terror Spectacle and the Urgent Need to End It, Aaron Good, Ben Howard and Peter Dale Scott
  9. Covert Action Magazine: The Twenty Year Shadow of 9/11 (Part 2): Why Did Key U.S. Officials Protect the Alleged 9/11 Plotters?, Aaron Good, Ben Howard and Peter Dale Scott
  10. Covert Action Magazine: Stepping out of the Shadow of 9/11 (Part 3): Start by Ending the Post-9/11 States of Emergency, Aaron Good, Ben Howard and Peter Dale Scott
  11. Gumby’s Twitter thread on Pentagon’s special unit DO5 and Pentagon whistleblower codenamed Iron Man
  12. Truthout (2011): New Documents Suggest DoD Watchdog Covered Up Intelligence Unit’s Work Tracking 9/11 Terrorists, Jason Leopold, Jeffrey Kaye
  13. Truthout (2011): Report: Intelligence Unit Told Before 9/11 to Stop Tracking Bin Laden, Jeffrey Kaye
  14. Covert Action Magazine: Anthrax Attacks Directed Against Public Officials Following 9/11 Had all the Markings of a False Flag Operation, Graeme McQueen
  15. Slate: How Did I Get Iraq Wrong?, Richard Cohen
  16. ProPublica: Colleague Says Anthrax Numbers Add Up to Unsolved Case
  17. Washington Post: Justice Dept. takes on itself in probe of 2001 anthrax attacks, Jerry Markon
  18. Book: The Watchdogs Didn't Bark: The CIA, NSA, and the Crimes of the War on Terror, Ray Nowosielski, John Duffy
  19. Epistemic Vice: A Critique of Quassim Cassam’s “Conspiracy Theories”, Peter Castagno
  20. Book: Logical Investigative Methods: Critical Thinking and Reasoning for Successful Investigations, Robert J. Girod
  21. Book: Psychology of Intelligence Analysis, Richards J. Heuer Jr.
  22. Book: The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation, Philip Shenon
  23. A Very Heavy Agenda (documentary series), Robbie Martin
  24. Book: Another Nineteen: Investigating Legitimate 9/11 Suspects, Kevin Ryan
  25. Guns and Butter: Another Nineteen, Part One thru Five - Kevin Ryan, #287-291
  26. Max Keiser interviews Jim Rickards on 9/11 Stock Irregularities on The Keiser Report (RT 2014)
  27. Unusual Option Market Activity and the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001, Allen M. Poteshman, University of Chicago Press
  28. Was There Abnormal Trading in the S&P 500 Index Options Prior to the September 11 Attacks?, Wing-Keung Wong, Asia University, Department of Finance
  29. Detecting Abnormal Trading Activities in Option Markets, Marc Chesney (University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance), Remo Crameri (University of Zurich - Swiss Banking Institute ISB), Loriano Mancini (USI Lugano - Institute of Finance; Swiss Finance Institute)

 

Sep 4, 2021

Ep 235 Afghans Come to America

Panelists: Kyle Anzalone, Kelley Lane, Joanne Leon, Dan Wright. A panel discussion about the war in Afghanistan and the evacuation of tens of thousands of Afghans, most of whom will be settling in the United States. There is a bonus “After Hours” segment where we let loose on the foreign policy establishment “Blob” of idiots, the profiteering, the pivot to China and more. 

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Recorded on August 27, 2021. Music by Fluorescent Grey.

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