It’s been 16 years, but for those of us who remember September 11, 2001, the memories are still raw. Here’s a round-up of interesting and moving articles.
These are articles and videos about September 11, both remembrances and analyses, that caught my eye during my morning reading. Some are old, some are new, and all are good. The links are not in any particular order.
Robert Avrech notes that we have met this enemy before — Islam is Amalek, the slayer of innocents. Whitewashing that doesn’t change the reality; it just destroys our defenses.
Danny Lewin was a technological genius — and also the first victim on September 11 as he sought to prevent the attack.
Gerard Vanderleun republishes the contemporaneous notes he made on and immediately after September 11. They are visceral, compelling reading.
Glenn Reynolds’ remembrance today is a bit of plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose affair. The Left seems determined to ensure that we experience a terrorist version of Groundhog Day in perpetuity.