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Resources for debunking 9/11 Conspiracy Theories
Resources specifically dealing with the debunking of Conspiracy Theories that have arisen about the terrorist attacks in the USA on 9/11.

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  11-SETTEMBRE
  Technical blog in English / Italian / Spanish about 9/11 attacks.

The author - Enrico Manieri - Henry62 - is a forensic ballistic expert, a technical consultant of the Italian national broadcasting corporation.
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- "Active Thermitic Material" claimed in Ground Zero dust may not be thermitic at all

- "Molten metal pools" may have simple explanation

- UPS on the 81st floor of WTC2?

- NIST confirms "UPS" on 81st floor of WTC2 was power supply; may explain glowing "fountain"

- "Whistleblower" WTC blueprints corroborate NIST, debunk CT claims

- Real-world tests cut through steel, shatter thermite "evidence"

- Technical details on thermal cutting of steel

- WTC7, new evidence from old photos

- Why don't the Pentagon videos clearly show a plane?

- Why Pentagon damage is incompatible with a missile attack

- Remarkable photograph of debris of Flight 77? - (English abstract only)

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29th April 2009
  9-11 Loose Change Second Edition Viewer Guide Left click: open entry/Right click: save entry
  (Link updated 5/18/09, now a Word doc instead of the former HTML page. - Myriad)
"I put this document together for several reasons:

1. To promote understanding of the facts about the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and to discourage relying on rumor and conjecture when searching for the "truth."

2. Because I believe that "Loose Change" is an influential introduction for many people to 9/11 conspiracy issues.

3. To encourage respect for the victims, living and dead, of the 9/11 attacks.

My comments and analysis are mostly restricted to the issues raised by the video. At the end of this document are links to websites with in-depth analyses of 9/11 conspiracy theories, as well as links to the "official" version of events and to other analyses by experts and laymen."
--Mark Roberts
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23rd November 2006
9/11 Debates Archive
  Repository for audio (mp3) copies of debates about the events of 9/11.

See also Conspiracy Theory - Useful Links  Media  Upcoming TV, Radio & Podcast programmes 
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4th November 2009
9/11 Mysteries Viewer's Guide
  A 131 page written critique of the popular 9/11 conspiracy film, "9/11 Mysteries".

Available in .pdf and .doc formats from the website.
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13th April 2007
9/11 Video Blog
  A collection of documentary videos about 9/11 and the 9/11 truth movement from mainstream media sources, debunking videos and truther/debunker debates.

See also Videos 
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7th December 2009
911 Case Study: Pentagon Flight 77 - Mike J. Wilson - video
  Mike J. Wilson: A short movie illustrating the final moments of American Airlines flight 77. Key points include lamp pole evidence, security cam view analysis, generator damage and actual photos.
Witness new video and photos never seen before until just recently.



YouTube video

Mike J. Wilson's 9/11 Report
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13th February 2007
911 Myths
  "Whatever you believe about 9/11, the spreading of false claims helps no-one, and we’d like to play a small part in revealing some of them. We’re not about debunking entire conspiracies, then, but will use this site to zoom in on what we think are the more dubious stories, revealing the misquotes, the distortions, the inaccuracies that are so common online."
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16th November 2006
AE911Truth.INFO
  An expose of Richard Gage and his 9/11 group Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth.  
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3rd February 2008
  BBC News - The Editors - 9/11 conspiracy theory
  A five-year-old story from our archive has been the subject of some recent editorial discussion here. The story, written in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, was about confusion at the time surrounding the names and identities of some of the hijackers. This confusion was widely reported and was also acknowledged by the FBI.
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8th December 2006
  Commission Report Left click: open entry/Right click: save entry
2.36 Mbytes
  PDF version of the 9/11 Commission's Report

THE 9/11
COMMISSION
REPORT
Final Report of the
National Commission on Terrorist
Attacks Upon the United States
official government edition
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27th November 2006
Debunk 9/11 Myths
  This blog is interesting more for its "Topics" menu than for the blog itself, which is only occasionally updated.

There is also a promising wiki-in-process hosted here:
http://www.debunk911myths.org/topics..._Theory_Claims

Private Message Debunk911Myths to find out how you can contribute to the wiki.
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3rd December 2006
Debunk 9/11 Myths
  Provides articles (Wikipedia-style), information and resources relating to the 9/11 attacks, along with addressing common myths and theories.

http://debunk911myths.org
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14th October 2008
Debunking 9/11 CTs
  Debunking 9/11 Conspiracy theories and Controlled Demolition Myths
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16th November 2006
Feathered Bastard
  Our buddy Stephen Lemons, who wrote a terrific profile of Screw Loose Change gathered a ton more information on the 9-11 crackpots than could fit in his cover story, and is releasing on his Phoenix New Times blog, the Feathered Bastard. Not all of his posts are 9-11 related, and there is some strong language, but he's a fine writer with a keen and piercing wit.

See also Conspiracy Theory - Useful Links 
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15th August 2007
  Firehouse Magazine Reports - WTC: This Is Their Story
  Firehouse Magazine Reports
WTC: This Is Their Story


From the April 2002 Firehouse Magazine
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8th December 2006
For the undecided - a guide to common 9/11 theories.
  Brief rebuttals of the common Conspiracy Theories about 9/11, with links to more detailed information (from this forum and elsewhere). In four sections:

1. The WTC
2. The Pentagon
3. Flight 93
4. The Hijackers.

Compiled by JREF Forum Member Ref.

A good place to start.
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9th March 2007
Frequently Stupid Theories
  "The purpose of this document is to provide a rebuttal to the most common theories raised by 9/11 Deniers in either verbal debates or message boards. Simply refer any 9/11 Denier spammers to this page in order for them to properly shut up."
--Mark Iradian
 
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23rd November 2006
  Good Science and 9-11 Demolition Theories
 
This paper is written to demonstrate that those who believe that the World Trade Centre was destroyed by controlled demolition, rather than the impact of the planes, are mistaken. While I sympathise with the overall aims of protesting against US and UK foreign policy, I don't believe that US officials took part in a conspiracy to murder thousands of their fellow-citizens. I believe that the truth is in fact more alarming: US and UK foreign policy is based on ignorance, not malice. But I don't believe in fighting ignorance with ignorance. However well-intentioned, the demolition theories will not achieve their goals because they are based on an ignorance of good science.
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8th December 2006
Gravy's Links for 9/11 Research
  An astounding collection of links and original work representing the best of the best--a mountain of wheat culled from a sea of chaff, organized into an easy-to-navigate buffet of tasty debunking goodness.

AWE-inspiring work!
 
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21st May 2007
  ImplosionWorld - THE WORLD TRADE CENTER COLLAPSE
  Questions & Answers
Implosionworld.com has received numerous inquiries from around the world requesting information and commentary relating to the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, and specifically the felling of the World Trade Center towers. We have been contacted by media outlets, structural engineers, schoolteachers, conspiracy theorists and many others who are searching for answers and some “perspective” regarding these significant events that have evoked deep emotions and undoubtedly changed our world forever.
The editors of implosionworld.com have created this page to answer a few of the most frequently asked questions that fall within our area of knowledge and expertise. But first we’d like to be clear in stating that any conversation relating to “implosions” and what causes structures to fail is undertaken with reverence and respect to those who perished as a result of this event. As many of our frequent web visitors are aware, Implosionworld.com’s offices are located close to New York City, and several of our employees were personally touched by this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the families of those lost and injured, and our intent here is to help foster a constructive base of knowledge and understanding through education, while dispelling false rumors related to the attack.
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8th December 2006
Internet Detectives - Loose Change
  "Loose Change is a video that examines the attacks of September 11, written and narrated by Dylan Avery. Originally fiction, Avery decided to present it as a documentary after further research. The video received attention on the internet, and a second edition was produced which contained additional information but omitted some information from the first video. A recut of the second edition was later produced, with minor changes and corrections. This page will address issues presented in all of the videos, which are freely available online."
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16th November 2006
  JOM: Why Did the World Trade Center Collapse? Science, Engineering, and Speculation
  Thomas Eager and Christopher Musso

"The collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) towers on September 11, 2001, was as sudden as it was dramatic; the complete destruction of such massive buildings shocked nearly everyone. Immediately afterward and even today, there is widespread speculation that the buildings were structurally deficient, that the steel columns melted, or that the fire suppression equipment failed to operate. In order to separate the fact from the fiction, we have attempted to quantify various details of the collapse."
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17th November 2006
Loose Change Guide
  A step-by-step critique of Loose Change.
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16th November 2006
NIST and the World Trade Center
  NIST's site dedicated to the WTC collapse investigations. Includes all final and draft reports made available to the public.

FAQ: http://wtc.nist.gov/pubs/factsheets/faqs_8_2006.htm
 
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17th November 2006
  Nutty 9-11 Physics
  Although this site has been out for a while, it does look like it was updated late last year. There are several pages dealing with the physics behind the claims, including the really whacky ones such as "dustification".
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12th March 2010
  Popular Mechanics - Debunking The 9/11 Myths - Mar. 2005 Cover Story
  PM examines the evidence and consults the experts to refute the most persistent conspiracy theories of September 11.

Published in the March, 2005 issue.
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8th December 2006
Richard Gage 9/11 Blueprint For Truth Respectful Rebuttals (Not Debunked) on YouTube
  Over three hours total, 21 YouTube videos in all, investigating Richard Gage's 9/11 controlled demolition assertions category by category. Hosted and produced by Chris Mohr, who debated Richard Gage in Boulder CO on March 6 2011. Easy for laypeople to understand, put together with the help of metallurgists, chemists, engineers, 9/11 FDNY first responders, foundry workers, physicists etc., abundant visual aids, no acrimony. Here are links to the first 8 videos. Easy keywords: Richard Gage, Blueprint for Truth, Rebuttal, Debunked, 9/11.

Here are links to the introduction and parts 1-6 of my YouTube Gage rebuttals. This is 1/3 of the total of what will soon be available:

intro http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jC3JgWkNNIQ
part 1 how collapses initiated http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-WQdmpdM_g
part 2 Richard's ten reasons for natural collapse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=If5C8YiXHhE
part 3 history of fire collapses http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsjfSG69Pik
part 4 symmetrical/freefall http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsjfSG69Pik
part 5 lateral ejection of steel and squibs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2538YN1l1nA
part 6 pulverized concrete and steel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD0zg1OwBSo

See also Conspiracy Theory - Useful Links  Education Resources  Science and Medical  Videos 
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6th July 2011
Scientific American - When the Twin Towers Fell
  One month after the attack on the World Trade Center, M.I.T. structural engineers offer their take on how and why the towers came down.

by Steven Ashley
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8th December 2006
Screw 9/11 Mysteries
  A critique of the documentary 9/11 Mysteries.
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18th January 2007
Screw 9/11 Mysteries - Clunkity Clunk Edition
  Using the spirit and style of Screw Loose Change, Screw 9/11 Mysteries is an extensive debunking video ripping through the numerous faults and accusations of 9/11 Mysteries.
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10th April 2007
Screw Loose Change - Not Freakin' Again edition
  This is a counter-video of the famous "Loose Change 2nd Edition". Using their own video and words, "Screw Loose Change" debunks the theories and statements made in Loose Change 2nd Edition.
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16th November 2006
Screw Loose Change Blog
  A blog dedicated to exposing the lies, distortions and myths in the movie Loose Change.
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16th November 2006
The 9/11 Debunker Guide
  "There are likely a number of forums out there that serve as good forums to take a close look at the facts and actually discuss the issue, and I encourage you to visit those. What I offer here is an analysis of the events without any pointless mud-slinging or second-grade name-calling tactics."
--911debunker
 
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29th November 2006
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press - Moussaoui trial exhibits and documents
  This site contains exhibits filed in the Moussaoui trial, for the news media. Others wishing to make these documents available on a mirror for the general public should contact gleslie [at] rcfp.org . Members of the news media should submit their email addresses to gleslie [at] rcfp.org if they would like to receive an email message when new items are available. Please include your media affiliation in the message.
Please note that the "introduced" dates is incomplete for much of the evidence from Phase I of the trial, either because parties did not supply it or provided only a date the evidence was admitted.
The Reporters Committee is managing this website on behalf of the news media as a public service, as called for in the Fourth Circuit decision in U.S. v. Moussaoui. If you'd like to know more about the Reporters Committee or contribute to defraying our costs for making the exhibits available, click here.
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8th December 2006
Wikipedia articles
  Don't trust everything on Wikipedia, but a number of them are designated as featured articles, which means they have been screened for quality and are among the best on Wikipedia.

The September 11 attacks portal page on Wikipedia is a guide to Wikipedia content relating to the 9/11 attacks:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:...ber_11_attacks
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23rd September 2007
  WTC 7 and the Lies of the 9/11 "Truth Movement" Left click: open entry/Right click: save entry
3.85 Mbytes
  Mark Roberts' examination of the claims of the 9/11 Truth Movement.

Link goes to PDF. Word doc is available at:

http://www.911myths.com/WTC7_Lies.doc
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