The United States and Israel are trying to divert the world’s attention to Saudi Arabia as the perpetrator of the September 11, 2001 attacks, in an attempt to hide their own role as the main plotters of the deadly event that changed the world, says a political analyst in Chicago.
Stephen Lendman, an author and radio host, made the comments on Wednesday, while discussing US President Barack Obama’s full-fledged opposition to legislation that would allow 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for their losses.
The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which was passed by Congress on September 9, was quickly vetoed by Obama, on the grounds that it would be “detrimental” to America’s national security interests and its key alliances.
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter also slammed the bill, saying that the bill would be “devastating” for the US military.
“The scenario that has unfolded in the aftermath…
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