Disinfo: 9/11 was planned by US to use as a pretext to attack Afghanistan


Each building [of the World Trade Center] fell vertically downwards, almost at the speed of free fall. This could only happen if the previously installed very powerful charges were detonated. To cut steel, spray concrete and bring down a building in such a short time requires forces much more powerful than a fire combined with gravity.

Thermite is an incendiary substance used by the military, which burns intensely, giving off a large amount of heat. You see a bright substance pouring from the 81st floor of the South Tower. And white smoke that appeared at the base of the building. This could be alumina - a byproduct of the thermite reaction.

It's been 20 years since the 11 September 2001 disaster. Taking this pretext, the United States sent troops into Afghanistan less than a month later. But for 20 years, no one has answered the questions posed by the heroes of the film, eyewitnesses, experts.


Unfounded conspiracy theory on the terrorist attack on World Trade Center in New York on 11 September 2001 suggesting the US government's involvement.

The September 11 attacks, also commonly referred to as 9/11 were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the militant Islamist terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States of America on the morning of 11 September 2001.

Presented as a 2021 new "premiere" by the pro-Kremlin outlets, the report is a translation of the 2007 movie 911 Mysteries, Part 1: Demolitions. See more about its content and visual dodges here (for example, the film analyses footage of the collapse in slow motion comparing it to buildings being demolished commercially).

The statement that "for 20 years no one has answered the questions posed by the heroes of the film, eyewitnesses, experts" is untrue. Thus, no serious source explained the destruction of the towers by metal melting. In order for the steel columns to stop supporting the weight of the building, melting is not needed, it is enough that they soften under the influence of the temperature of the fire.

The 9/11 conspiracy theories have been refuted several times including by the “9-11 Commission" created by the US legislators.

See more about how pro-Kremlin sources feed 9-11 conspiracies and more disinformation cases on the 11 September 2001 attacks.


  • Reported in: Issue 258
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14/09/2021
  • Article language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: US, Afghanistan
  • Keywords: 9/11
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