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September 22, 2010 Clip No. 2629

Former Iraqi Ambassador to the UN Muhammad Al-Douri Says the US Itself May Have Been Behind 9/11

Following are excerpts from an interview with Muhammad Al-Douri, former Iraqi ambassador to the UN, which aired on Decision Makers TV on September 22, 2010:

Muhammad Al-Douri: Through [9/11], the US has managed to unite almost all the world behind it. In light of this, we can offer at least one reason for the events of 9/11 – it is possible that the US itself was behind it. It wanted to achieve strategic, political, and international goals through it. If we want to determine who was behind 9/11, I think it will take a long time for this to come to light.

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I could give you a thousand reasons for the events of 9/11, and it is possible that none of them would be the real reason. I can, however, mention one reason, which may not have been the direct cause. The tyranny of the US, and its goals in ruling the world and taking over the entire world – from north to south and from east to west – were, in my opinion, the indirect cause of the events of 9/11, if not the direct cause. We know that what was achieved was US hegemony, if only for a short while.

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I believe that the world was lucky that this was only a short period, during the term of President Bush, and that it came to an end the way it did. Instead of the US leading the world, it emerged shaken and defeated, in an economic, ideological, and political crisis. I do not know whether or not the world should feel nostalgia for the people who carried out 9/11. The Iraqis, the Afghans, and the Palestinians, in particular, do not feel nostalgia for the people or the group that was behind 9/11.

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The difficult moments that we are undergoing today are the results of the wars and the catastrophes that took place as a result of the foolishness of the US politicians and strategists, and those known as the far right. Some people accuse the far right of being behind 9/11. There are German and French writers, as well as American writers and strategists, who have doubted the ability of Al-Qaeda to carry out such a momentous, earth-shattering event. Many people claim that the US intelligence – or at least part of the Pentagon – was behind 9/11. But only God knows.

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