0 votes

The Collected Essays of Rolf Lindgren Have Been Updated!

The Collected Essays of Rolf Lindgren Have Been Updated!

Collected Essays of Rolf Lindgren


Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

KSM Conspiracy Charges Analyzed and Debunked

KSM Conspiracy Charges Analyzed and Debunked

Don’t believe the charges until you’ve read the charge sheet

By Rolf Lindgren and Dr. Kevin Barrett

December 9, 2009

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) and five co-defendants have been charged with conspiracy and related charges. Their trial, recently announced by president Barack Obama, will be held in federal court next year in New York. KSM has been labeled the “mastermind” behind the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and Obama has already declared him guilty. This article will analyze those conspiracy charges.

Conspiracy charges are very common in federal court, especially in the racist war on drugs, because it is easier to obtain convictions by positing a "conspiracy" than by proving defendants guilty of an actual crime. Now the federal government is using conspiracy charges in the racist war on terror.

Charging someone with "conspiracy" amounts to accusing that person of thoughtcrime. If a person imagines committing a crime, and discusses their thoughts with a second person who then mentions it to a third, all three people are vulnerable to conspiracy charges. This may be the case even when the first person is a government agent! A classic example is the case of the Liberty City 7, a hapless group of impoverished pot-smokers who, after being handed $50,000 by two undercover FBI agents, obligingly fantasized about blowing up the Sears Tower. In addition to indulging in pot-fueled verbal fantasies, these defendants supposedly committed one "overt act": they bought boots. The feds had to stage three show trials before they finally got a conviction, making a mockery of the Constitution's guarantee, "nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb." The case of the Liberty City 7, and countless similar conspiracy cases in the federal courts, suggest that the world's leading wild-eyed conspiracy theorists are federal prosecutors.

The charge sheet against KSM and his co-defendants lists alleged overt acts, numbered 1 to 169, which the government claims furthered the 9/11 conspiracy. For the government to win the case, they need to convince the jury that each defendant committed at least one overt act that furthered the alleged conspiracy. A quick perusal of the charge sheet, however, shows no evident connection between the vast majority of these overt acts and any alleged conspiracy to commit mass murder.

But to be cleared of all 169 overt acts, the defendants' best strategy may be to force the government to prove that the posited "Osama and 19 hijackers" conspiracy actually took place. Hundreds of expert witnesses (many listed here) are available to prove that it did not. Evidence that the 19 alleged hijackers were framed, discussed in Jay Kolar's scholarly article "What We Now Know About the Alleged 9/11 Hijackers" and in the works of David Ray Griffin, suggests that the current defendants may also have been framed. Intelligence agencies and associated criminal networks routinely frame patsies to take the blame for terrorist acts, assassinations, and similar crimes (Webster Tarpley, 9/11 Synthetic Terror).



Thomas Jefferson 1796, 1800, 1804; James Madison 1808, 1812; Ron Paul 1988, 2008, 2012; Rand Paul 2016.