Most terrorism has nothing to do with Islam, yet thanks to 9/11 politicians and the media, that’s the way it is presented to the public.
The terrorist group behind the 9/11 attacks has been replaced by other jihadist threats.
There is a lot of classical music written in response to the terrible events of 9/11, however, not all of it should have been written.
Those directly exposed to toxic dust and trauma on and after 9/11 carry with them a generation of chronic health conditions, which are placing them at higher risk during the pandemic and as they age.
Islamophobia increased post-9/11. Twenty years later, American Muslims are still dealing with the mental health effects – and research barriers limit what is known about what puts them at risk.
It was the day the US realised it was fighting a different kind of war.
In a time of increasingly complex geopolitical entanglements and moral failings, these films articulate a yearning for unsullied heroism, effective leadership and appropriate responses to crises.
99% of people below the floors where the planes struck the twin towers evacuated successfully, although their journey was fraught with danger. Their stories have influenced today’s skyscraper designs.
Some traders were panicking to lose positions that now looked hopelessly exposed, while others were trying to make the most of the opportunity.
The World Trade Center buildings were built to withstand wind loads more than 30 times the aircrafts’ weight.
Australia is a long way from New York and Washington DC, but 9/11 was a seismic event for our country. For one thing, it has reshaped our ideas about criminal responsibility
More 9/11 responders died from physical and mental health issues after the terrorist attacks than on the day itself. And survivors are still suffering 20 years later.
The 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is an opportunity for teachers to focus less on recreating the day and more on what students can learn from it, two curriculum experts argue.
What happened to the debris and human remains from the ruins of the World Trade Center?
Twenty years after 9/11, in a climate of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racist backlash, two comedians use satire to help change the stories we tell.
Those born after 2001 have only known a world at ‘war on terror’. New research looks at the impact this has had on the lives of young Muslim Australians.
Ancient Athenians and Romans also let shared mass tragedies propel justifications for going to war – even when it wasn’t clear what that violence would solve.
In the wake of 9/11, some called for rounding up whole groups of people viewed as potential threats to the nation. But Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta knew the U.S. had done that before.
Needs will continue in Haiti and New Orleans – and for Afghan refugees – long past the point when most donors will have found new priorities.
A second plot was planned on 9/11, but there were too few terrorists to carry it off. Twenty years later, al-Qaida and its offshoot the Islamic State group still have trouble attracting recruits.