by Bill Sardi, LewRockwell.com
About a month prior to the September 11, 2001 terrorist aircraft takeover that used hijacked aircraft to crash in the World Trade Center buildings in New York City, CNN began airing a propaganda film entitled Beneath The Veil, about the harsh treatment of women in Afghanistan by the ruling Taliban.
The CNN film documentary was better understood a month later.
I was in New York City on September 11, and watched the horrific scenes of the airliners crashing into the buildings at 6:00 AM New York Time on my hotel room TV. Something was strange about the newscasts early on, because it seemed cameras were in position almost immediately following the first aircraft impact on the Towers.
The next evening, September 12, I was in the home of a businessman I had come to New York to visit. I was standing in his living room watching television when CNN took viewers to scenes from well-positioned cameras in Kabul, Afghanistan. In the distance flashing explosions could be seen as CNN reporters talked of an assassination of Northern Alliance leader Ahmed Shah Massoud.
The CNN report was strange. What was CNN doing on the night following 9/11, making a connection between the New York terrorist attacks and the Taliban in Afghanistan when little was known about who had hijacked the aircraft that struck the Twin Towers?
Did CNN have prior knowledge of 9/11?....