Proposed Humanitarian Outreach to Iraqi Refugees -- Victims of the 9/11 Wars

I have been thinking a great deal in recent weeks about the unfairly accused -- and attacked -- Muslim people. While we seek justice for the true 9/11 perpetrators, we must also seek recompense for victims. This, too, is justice. I propose a humanitarian outreach from the 9/11 Truth community to Iraqi refugees, victims of the 9/11 wars, giving us a very positive goal.

Will you join me?

For background, there appears serendipitously today in the BBC News an article which discusses the Iraqi refugee crisis – and notes that “More than two million Iraqis have left their war-ravaged homeland. The UN says about 50,000 more people leave Iraq each month, mostly to Jordan and Syria which want international help to ease the burden on their services. [snip] "The humanitarian duty calls upon all of us to look more seriously at the size of the problem and acknowledge that there is a real humanitarian crisis," Muhammad Hajj Hamoud, secretary general of Iraq's foreign ministry, told the summit for Iraq's neighbours, as well as the UN, US and UK.”

In my paper on 9/11 which first appeared in Nov 2005, I wrote:
"None of the government-funded studies have provided serious analyses of the explosive demolition hypothesis at all. Until the above steps are taken, the case for accusing ill-trained Muslims of causing all the destruction on 9-11-01 is far from compelling. It just does not add up. And that fact should be of great concern to Americans…. Physics sheds light on the issue which we ignore to our peril as we contemplate the wars that have been and may yet be justified on the basis of the 9/11 tragedy and its "official" interpretation."

And now I would like to reach out affirmatively to those oppressed by the 9/11 wars, in particular the Iraqi refugees.
I propose the following, and seek your input and cooperation:

1. Let's organize humanitarian aid to the Iraqi refugees who have fled from Iraq due to the violence there. Who will join me? I am not a wealthy man, but I do have a number of solar-cooker funnels that I will to donate to these people, to help them with cooking food and sterilizing water. (More can be learned about this little invention of mine at, then click on the solar cooker section at the right.) I will include several complete "kits" so that the use of the solar cooker can be demonstrated -- then the local people can use their own cooking vessels with slightly modified solar funnel cookers.

I have in past years sent hundreds of my solar cookers to families in Haiti, Mali, Kenya, Mozambique, Bolivia and other countries, so I have some experience with the process. It is important to have a contact in the target area who can expedite the process of importing these items.

2. No doubt there are other groups who are already reaching out to these refugees; it seems wise to coordinate our efforts with them.

3. I also have a very large roll of highly-reflective aluminized mylar which I will donate to the Iraqi refugees, which can be used for emergency blankets, solar cookers, iinsulation in tents and houses, mirrors, etc. (It weighs roughly 90 pounds.) Tough aluminized mylar can even be used to provide walls for shelters, given frames to attach this material to.

4. It seems to me that part of the persecution of Muslims arises because of their questioning of the justification of the 9/11 wars against Afghanistan and Iraq as well as the official US story regarding 9/11 (by many). Let us DO SOMETHING to relieve their oppression and show our solidarity with their plight.

I invite 9/11 groups such as Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice, MUJCA, Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, Pilots for 9/11 Truth,… and ALL interested parties to join this humanitarian outreach to the refugees to show that WE understand and care about those being oppressed. Please consider what contributions you could make, individually or as groups. In this way, too, we can show that "9/11 Truthers" are caring people (not anti-American "Bush-haters" as we have been accused).
I wrote yesterday to Prof. Kevin Barrett who is Muslim and he entusiastically agreed to support this effort.

5. Would also like to disseminate materials (including articles and DVD's) which favorably spotlight the Muslim people and explain their beliefs and family values. Some time ago I watched a fine TV documentary describing the contributions of the Muslim people to mathematics and medicine and universities and so on. I would like to see dissemination of this documentary.
(Sidenote: My own people, the Mormons, suffered persecution and mob-killings and finally left the boundaries of the United States in 1847, by the tens of thousands. Two days ago, a Utah holiday celebrated the arrival of these refugees in the barren deserts of the West.)

Again I invite you to consider the plight of the two million Iraqi refugees, fleeing from the 9/11 wars, and join me in reaching out in humanitarian aid. Your comments here are welcomed.

Dr. Steven E. Jones
26 July 2007

Favorable media attention may follow...

as we do a humanitarian outreach to the Iraqi refugees... emphasis on our solidarity with them.

Note that if Kevin Barrett is right that most Muslims now doubt the official 9/11 story, then our ranks are over a billion people worldwide...

Dr. Jones,

I would respectfully make the following points:

(1) Given the new Executive Order implying that anyone who protests the Iraq War can have his or her property taken away, I think it is important to make clear that we are not supporting the people fighting us in Iraq*, but the refugees.

(2) I think that you can strengthen the argument by saying -- not only did these people have nothing to do with 9/11 -- neither did their former leader, Saddam Hussein. Indeed, this presents a very clear case for impeachment.

* Of course, the intelligence does NOT support the argument that Al Qaeda is behind the Iraqi resistance. In fact, the intelligence shows that it is mainly local Iraqis.

Thanks for continuing to care about humankind in these cynical times.

Yes, excellent points

GW -- to be included then in the proposal.

Thanks... We need positive action to complement our impeachment efforts. (IFor a long time I have supported the Impeach Cheney First effort, also -- this will allow 9/11 facts to be brought before the public.)

We should give all we can,

We should give all we can, and yet sad to say its not enough. Suffering can be eased but its only a band-aid. The gift they truly need is peace, and I believe we can give that to them if enough people will put it all on the line and protest this war, no matter what the consequences.

There needs to be a protest so loud it can't be ignored!!!

Yes, giving and protests

are both important. And both need to be LOUD. I'm guessing we can get more FAVORABLE media attention by LOUD GIVING than by loud protests at this time... but both are important.

2 more potential ideas

(1) See if any of the sick 9/11 first responders are interested in joining the effort.


Both they and the Iraq refugees are victims of the 9/11 wars.

Paging Jon Gold: what do you think of this?

(2) Someone can set up a paypal account, so that people can donate through pay pal to the Iraq refugee humanitarian relief effort.

9/11 first responders and survivors

would be great -- and some might join the outreach to Iraqi refugees before they would join 9/11 truth protests...

I like the idea of a paypal account.. we will need funds for shipping (for example) unless a humanitarian group will take care of that...

Apparently, reporters are victims too

Some Who Covered 9/11 Now Experiencing Health Woes, Group Says
By Daryl Lang, Photo District News
Published: July 26, 2007 2:30 PM ET

The New York Press Photographers Association is asking members of the media to come forward if they are suffering from long-term health effects of covering the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

David Handschuh, the NYPPA intergovernmental affairs chair and a photographer for the New York Daily News, says he has heard from about a dozen 9/11 media workers who are experiencing health problems. Handschuh, who was hit by debris and suffered a broken leg while covering the attack, said he is among those now experiencing breathing problems.

Much attention has been devoted to public safety workers who suffer from breathing problems and other health issues years after inhaling dust while working near Ground Zero. The plight of these rescuers features prominently in the Michael Moore film "Sicko."....

Saudi Arabia...,0,31322...

"About 45% of all foreign militants targeting U.S. troops and Iraqi civilians and security forces are from Saudi Arabia; 15% are from Syria and Lebanon; and 10% are from North Africa, according to official U.S. military figures made available to The Times by the senior officer. Nearly half of the 135 foreigners in U.S. detention facilities in Iraq are Saudis, he said.

Fighters from Saudi Arabia are thought to have carried out more suicide bombings than those of any other nationality, said the senior U.S. officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the subject's sensitivity. It is apparently the first time a U.S. official has given such a breakdown on the role played by Saudi nationals in Iraq's Sunni Arab insurgency.

He said 50% of all Saudi fighters in Iraq come here as suicide bombers. In the last six months, such bombings have killed or injured 4,000 Iraqis.

The situation has left the U.S. military in the awkward position of battling an enemy whose top source of foreign fighters is a key ally that at best has not been able to prevent its citizens from undertaking bloody attacks in Iraq, and at worst shares complicity in sending extremists to commit attacks against U.S. forces, Iraqi civilians and the Shiite-led government in Baghdad.

The problem casts a spotlight on the tangled web of alliances and enmities that underlie the political relations between Muslim nations and the U.S."

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Excellent thoughts.

For a while I had gotten so caught up in the little difficulties in my own life that I had forgotten that it is quite literally life and death to so many other people in the world. The solar cooker is brilliant, I bet Iraqis would get good use out of them.

//Seriously, when does Dr. Jones get the Nobel prize?

Give this man a Nobel already

Everyday, typically apolitical Americans grow angrier and less alienated from one another as more and more facts of the criminal enterprise we unfortunately have to call our government continue to surface. For example, the execution of Mr. Tillman prior to his emergence as a leftist antiwar American hero, brings an ire to the fore of the American consciousness that resonates far more loudly than seeing an Iraqi child with missing limbs. Is it awful? YES. However, this is how many Americans have been raised. It is essential to reach out to Americans as Americans, bound together by respect for law and science. It is the challenge of our time to accentuate the facts of science that 9/11 was a military operation, and that humanity itself is a victim of this crude manipulation. The facts of history and science are on our side. The confused, cynically manipulated masses are our neighbors, and it is time for them to wake up. Like the George Carlin joke about the American Dream - "because you'd have to be asleep to believe it!"

I happened across this link, Dr. Jones, and indeed our work, as necessary as it is, is truly cut out for us. The comments section below the video on this page is a dialog between concerned Americans and an Iraqi woman who works in refugee camps of Iraq. Her comments are unrestrained and she is very clear about the evil being done in Americans' names:

The Iraqi interviewee (Maryam) will *never forgive* America for her crimes. There is simply no amount of justice that returns the dead to this world. This dialog is profoundly intense and deserves a read if you have not read it yet. The Iraqi voice is almost, if not outright, impossible to find in Western media.

I certainly don't know what the answer is - I personally do not have the means to reach out to the 9/11 victims fleeing Afghanistan and Iraq. The crimes are beyond treason Dr. Jones. I do now that I can affect those immediately around and me and discuss 9/11 constantly, with anyone, all the time. My actions are local, and my plans for outreach are simple. Information is essential. Stuffing mailboxes, hanging banners, getting handouts to the public, are essential actions that I personally need to get moving on. I have made a promise to myself to alert my hometown to our movement and its implications - my hometown has morphed into a corporate suburban wasteland through the years but the people mean well. As we know, 9/11 Truth is essential to ending the atrocities committed in the name of America. The 43rd presidency of America, besides being a disgrace, has proven to be the greatest heist of all time. The criminals responsible for 9/11 need to be marginalized so that prosecution can become a reality. Impeachment is simply not enough. It is not justice. Justice in our time is essential for lasting and meaningful world peace!

Thank you for your work and your good graces. You are a class act and a true hero of our times.

"Out of these troubled times, our fifth objective — a New World Order — can emerge..." - George H.W. Bush, 9/11/91