The 911 trial in New York: Are the “chickens finally coming home to roost?”
A trial America desperately needs
"Even before the trial begins, there will be pressure to restrict a full examination. To suggest, as will certainly be done by the defense, there are mitigating reasons behind the 911 attack, for example that it did not happen in a vacuum and going so far as to say, as was done in 2001 by Ward Churchill, that the ‘chickens came home to roost’, raises for most Americans the unacceptable odor of ‘justifying the indefensible’. Though it is an explosive and insulting idea it is not reason enough to stop our efforts to discover the motivations of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Nineteen men do not commit an act of murder and suicide on a whim or in lunacy and a public trial that delves into this minefield will go a long way towards heading off future tragedy."
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