As we remember the victims of the 9/11 attack it is important to also remember North Carolina’s role in the affair.
It is helpful to review the Roman Senator Cicero’s words: in sinu viperam habere (“to hold a viper on the bosom”). The viper in North Carolina’s bosom was radical islamic terrorist that attended NC A&T University in Greensboro.
Recent CIA documents have been declassified that show the motivations of a man that has been called the architect of 9/11.
Cam Simpson of the WSJ Blog Washington Wire has the story here.
“A brief CIA biography of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed also says that the time he spent studying engineering at North Carolina A&T University during the mid-1980s “almost certainly helped propel him on his path to become a terrorist.” The university is one of the nation’s historically black schools.
The report says that KSM told his interrogators “that his contacts with Americans, while minimal, confirmed his view that the United States was a debauched and racist country.”
Take a moment today and consider how much easier the attack was made by allowing these killers in our midst.
Tonight at the Conservative Leadership Conference, Civitas is honored to host Robert Spencer of Jihad watch to discuss the ongoing threat of terrorism.