September 11 Anniversary

Three 9/11 Firefighters Die Of Cancer In One Day

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK

Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be connected to toxic Worl...

Our Obligation to the Memory of the Victims of 9/11

Jon Snow | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK
Jon Snow

Thirteen years after 9/11, an English speaking voice articulates the beheading of an American hostage. There are hundreds of western Muslims in the ranks of Islamic State (IS). In waging unwise and horrific war themselves in Iraq, western powers have forfeited their capacity overtly to bolster moderate regional forces in Syria and Iraq.

Incredible Before And After Pictures Show How New York Was Rebuilt

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK

Exactly thirteen years ago on Thursday, one of the most recognisable skylines on the planet was left scarred by attacks that would dramatically change...

How The Internet Reacted To September 11th Anniversary

Posted 11.09.2013 | UK

As one of the most memorable dates of the calendar September 11 is always marked by people remembering the terror attacks on New York's twin towers. ...

The Message That Warned of 9/11 And Still Matters

Simon J Clark | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK
Simon J Clark

Because of the Pakistani man's explanation of the message, for me the terrible events of September 11, 2001 came to testify to the need for the American government to understand the sometimes hidden negative impact of its actions, for America's own wellbeing.

WATCH: Remembering the 9/11 Terror Attacks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK

Sights and sounds of this day in 2001, when America suffered the worst terrorist attack on its soil. SEE ALSO: What Year Did 9/11 Happen? ...

Counter Protest To 9/11 'Million Muslim March' Through Washington Denied Permit

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK

A 9/11 counter demonstration, in which 2 million bikers were to ride "non-stop" through Washington DC to protest a march by the American Muslim Politi...

Seeing Ourselves in an American Mirror

Xavier Toby | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

We care so much about Boston, not just because it happened, but because it could so easily have happened to us.

The Lasting Legacy of 9/11

John Wight | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK
John Wight

More significantly, in the 10 years plus since that fateful day, the world has witnessed the best and worst of humanity.

Ten Years of Violence: What is war good for?

Dr Jonathan Gilmore | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Politics
Dr Jonathan Gilmore

It's been ten years since an act of political violence wrought destruction and misery on the people of New York City.

9/11 Memorial Service Held In London And United States

Posted 11.11.2011 | UK

Many of the families of the 67 British victims who died in the 9/11 attacks have attended services in London and New York. Members of around 30 fam...

Protesters Burn American Flag Outside US Embassy

Posted 11.11.2011 | UK

Protesters outside the US Embassy in London have burnt an American flag during the one minutes silence held to mark the ten year anniversary of the Se...

Memorial Services In New York And London

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.11.2011 | UK

Many of the families of the 67 British victims who died in the 9/11 attacks will attend services in London and New York on Sunday. Members of aroun...

The Pakistan Aftermath: 9/11 and The War on Terror

Nabeela Zahir | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Politics
Nabeela Zahir

I remember watching the events of 9/11 unfold, outraged at the loss of life. I was only too aware that the reports spilling out about the involvement ...

White House Chief Of Staff 'Received Extra Protection After Blair Joke'

Ned Simons | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

It is one of the defining images of September 11. White House Chief of Staff Andy Card leans in to tell President Bush that a second plane has hit the...

Decennium 9/11 - Learning the Lessons

Andrew Staniforth | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Politics
Andrew Staniforth

For many years terrorist groups pursuing their political, religious and ideological beliefs have attacked our free and democratic way of life. Yet the largest loss of British citizens during a single terrorist attack did not occur in Britain but in the United States on 11 September 2001.

Ten Years On: Is it the End of the 9/11 Moment?

Sir Robert Fry | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Politics
Sir Robert Fry

Terrorism achieved a brief post 9/11 pre-eminence and the language of international debate was dominated by the Global War against it...While terrorism will not go away, tomorrow's conflicts will be defined by weapons more varied, subtle and devastating than a suicide vest.

Paul Vale

Jason Burke Unpicks The 9/11 Wars

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

"I watched 9/11 unfold in the office of The Observer," says Jason Burke, one of the UK's foremost experts on Al-Qaeda and currently South Asia corresp...

New York On Alert After 'Credible' Terror Threat

Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

The United States is on high alert following "credible" reports of a possible terror attack ahead of the 9/11 anniversary on Sunday. US Secretary ...

PICTURES: A Look Back At The Twin Towers

Olivia Williams | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

On 20 September 1962, the Port Authority announced the selection of Minoru Yamasaki as lead architect of the twin towers. Six years later construction...

Nine Out Of Ten Britons Remember Where They Were On 9/11. Do You?

Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

Nine out of 10 British adults remember where they were when they learned of the September 11 2001 terror attacks in the United States, a survey has sh...

US On Alert Following 'Credible' Terror Threat

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK

The US is on high alert following reports of a possible terror attack ahead of the 9/11 anniversary on Sunday. Federal authorities are investigati...

David Miliband Admits Iraq War Was A Mistake

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Politics

David Miliband has said that any good that came from the Iraq War was outweighed by a "longer list of negatives". He also said that the US-led invasio...

Dispatches from London - A New Yorker's Recollections of September 11, 2011

Ijeoma E. Okoli | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK
Ijeoma E. Okoli

I am a New Yorker, but I was not there. I was not there when the planes hit. I was not there when the fires burned like Armageddon in my beloved cit...

Dangers and Protection, on the Eve of 9/11

Laila Escartín-Sorjonen | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK
Laila Escartín-Sorjonen

Last night fear of terrorism was revived in my mind, as I watched the movie 'Face/ Off', directed by John Woo (1997). Incidentally, the movie is so a...