22 years before
9/11

A Daily Timeline of September 11, 2001

8:46 a.m. — American Flight 11 from Boston crashes into the North Tower at the WTC.
9:03 a.m. — United Flight 175 from Boston crashes into the South Tower at the WTC.


Le Point, March 19, 1979


 

Translation.

VIA PIA
      New York via Pakistan International. One of the companies offering scheduled flights to New York. Departure from Orly Sud, offering best flights to the cities in provinces. A new proof of PIA’s efficacy.
      PIA is an international company expanding business successfully: 3 000 000 passengers this year, a departure every 6 minutes.
      Success thoroughly built on customers’ satisfaction. For having an excellent flight to New York or 60 other metropolises in the world travel via PIA.

 

The fact

The 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan galvanized bin Laden. He supported the Afghan resistance, which became a jihad, or holy war. Ironically, the U.S. became a major supporter of the Afghan resistance, or mujahideen, working with Saudi Arabia and Pakistan to set up Islamic schools in Pakistan for Afghan refugees. These schools later evolved into virtual training centers for Islamic radicals.

Source: FBI

 

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