On this, the 15th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, 3000 plus
military and intelligence personnel, pilots, engineers, architects, and other
professionals have spoken out against
the official account of 9/11.
The evidence against the official account of 9/11 is
America's wars, justified by 9/11, have killed more than one million Muslims; thousands
of Americans. Many more have been maimed, wounded, and made homeless. About 20 veterans
commit suicides daily. Civil liberties have
eroded. The wars have contributed significantly to our $19 trillion debt.
Polls show America, along with Israel, is considered the
biggest threat to world peace.
While Muslims are the biggest victims of 9/11, American Muslim leaders have not only
failed to speak out against the official account of 9/11, they have prevented Muslims
who do from being heard. They have failed to examine the evidence, and/or enter into
dialogue with those who have and are speaking out.
The internationally recognized Muslim scholar, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, has written that "putting a
curb on dissent or criticism, or upbraiding dissenters, is not the Islamic way. The
method of Islam is to listen to opposite viewpoints and then attempt, by well reasoned
argument, to remove the grounds for dissent."
ISNA's position is supported by officials of the Council on American Islamic Relations
(CAIR), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), All Dulles Area Muslim Society
(ADAMS) -- organizations often cited by
mainstream news media.
By failing to examine dissenting views, and "by well reasoned argument ... remove the
grounds for dissent", Muslim leaders are violating tenets of Islam. They are
collaborating in America's unjust wars.
"Dissent," a quote attributed to historian Howard Zinn, "is the highest form of