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New letters and article at the Journal of 9/11 Studies

from Kevin Ryan

We have two new letters and an article at the Journal of 9/11 Studieshttp://www.journalof911studies.com/index.html

The article by Jérôme Gygax and Nancy Snow is titled "9/11 and the Advent of Total Diplomacy: Strategic Communication as a Primary Weapon of War."
Here's an excerpt.
 
"The
 9/11
 attacks
 were
 used
 to
 justify
 an
 institutional
 revolution
 meant
 to
 complete
 a
 process
 of
 integration
 and
 coordination
 of
 all
 the
 assets
 of
 US
 national
 power
 through
 a
 strategic
 communication
 (SC)
 campaign
 deployed
 on
 a
 global
 scale.
The
 'Global
 War
 on
 Terror'
 (GWOT)
 nurtured
 a
 narrative
 of
 crisis
 associated
 with
 this
 unprecedented
 public
 education
 effort.
 In
 order
 to
 sell
 its
 approaches,
 the
 United
 States
 government
 relied
 on
 a
 network
 of
 'experts':
 military
 veterans,
 high‐ranking
 officers
such
 as
 Admirals
 as
 well
 as
 professional
 journalists
 and
 academics
 who
 contributed
 to
 forging
 a
 consensus,
or,
 as
 Michel
Foucault
 would
 call
 it,
 a
 'regime
 of
 truth'
 that
 claims
 a
 certain
 interpretation
to
be
right
and
true,
while
ignoring
or
discrediting
critics
and
dissenting
narratives."
 
One letter is from Paul Schreyer and is called "Update: Anomalies of the Air Defense on 9/11." Schreyer writes:
 
"Miles Kara insists that these were unrelated events. He says there is nothing on the tapes indicating a correlation and he points out that the Langley jets also made no attempt to change their altitude to get closer to the 'Doomsday plane' while flying southwest. So it´s possible that Kara is right here. However one still can only wonder about the series of anomalies in connection with the Langley scramble that all had just one effect: delaying the jets´ arrival over Washington."
 
The second letter, from me, accompanies the first.  It is called "Political Warfare and the 9/11 Commission." 
 
"When the 9/11 Commission Report was published in July 2004, it provided a completely new explanation for why the U.S. air defenses had failed to intercept any of the four hijacked planes on 9/11. Certain 9/11 Commission staff members had helped to produce that new story, and at least one of them was behind earlier explanations that were contradicted by the new account. That was Miles Kara, a retired U.S. Army intelligence officer. Kara has since been working via his blog and his personal contacts to persuade those questioning the official account that the unanswered questions of 9/11 are often just minor misunderstandings or are simply unimportant."

If you click into the link to

If you click into the link to Paul Schreyer's 'Update: Anomalies of the Air Defense on 9/11' he says he based his claim that the Otis scramble occurred 8 minutes earlier than the official story on something Scroogin said in his call to NEADS. I wont make the claim the that Otis scramble occured 8 minutes earlier than the official time,But I will make the claim that it did NOT need to & that the Otis fighters were diverted to Whiskey 105 (military training air space off the coast) because the pilots were flying faster than they were expected to fly and would have reached New York before Flight 175 (9:03). I base this on the scramble time (8:53) the distance between Otis AFB & NYC (153 miles) and the pilot's (TIm Duffy) claim that he was flying "Full blower all the way FROM TAKE OFF". They should have been over NYC by 9:03 (11 minutes). Not 100 miles out like the Commission claims. They weren't diverted to Whiskey 105 until after 9:03 so there's no wiggle room here.
Paul are you backtracking on the significance of the putting up of Langley's Supervisor of Flying (Capt. Borgstrum)? Why don't you mention it in your update?