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 SEPTEMBER 11, 1922 AND SEPTEMBER 11, 2001


Date: October 8, 2001

From: Dr. Richard Merrill Haney, Ph.D.
(Mediation and Psychology),

A Citizen of the U.S.A. (Boston) and of Canada (Ottawa).

To: President George W. Bush, U.S.A., and all World Peoples

Having been raised and educated in Boston for the first 30 years of my life and now having lived in Canada for the second 30 years of my life, I have learned that American history and world history in the U.S.A. are taught in a politically-biased, one-sided, parochial and very limited manner. The typical American knows almost nothing about the genocide of the native American peoples and/or about world history, and, in particular, about what may have led up to such horrific events on Sept.11, 2001.

When I came to Canada in 1967 people asked me why I would leave such a wonderful country as the U.S. My answer was violence in its birthing, violence in many of the homes in Roxbury, in the Boston ghetto, violence in the media and violence in Viet Nam /Cambodia. For forty years I have been warning people that this cancer of violence would metastasize if the educators, leaders and the media did not take action on the issues of poverty, racism, absence of democracy, media control of thought and glorification of violence. The tragedy on September 11, 2001 was completely predictable and preventable. From the day that Ariel Sharon was elected Prime Minister of Israel, it became obvious to many that a new "day in infamy" was imminent.

Please consider the following condensed historic interpretation of the events leading up to Sept. 11, 2001:

100,000 B.C. First pre-historic humans lived in the Land of Canaan.

3,000 B.C. Amorites and Canaanites lived in the Land of Canaan.

1,900 B.C. Israelites attempt to conquer Canaan from the east, Philistines attempt to conquer Canaan from the west. The Philistines won the battle and drove the Israelites out and back to the east and then created the region called Philistia (now called the Gaza strip).

1,200 B.C. Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt to Canaan. Battles for 200 years by Israelites and Philistines

1,000 B.C. King David founded the Kingdom of Israel.

721 B.C. Assyrians conquered Israel.

587 B.C. Babylonians conquered the Assyrians.

530 B.C. Persians conquered the Babylonians.

331 B.C. Alexander the Great conquered the Persians.

145 B.C. The Maccabees formed the independent Jewish State of Judea that lasted for about 80 years.

63 B.C. Romans conquered the region. They renamed it Palestine (derived from the name Philistine).

135 A.D. The Romans drove most of the Jews out of Palestine.

600 A.D. The Arabs conquered Palestine.

1071 A.D. The Turks took control of Palestine.

1517 A.D. Palestine became part of the Ottoman Empire.

1911 A.D. 25,000 Jews lived in Palestine.

1914 A.D. WW I. 85,000 Jews and 615,000 others in Palestine.

1917 A.D. Balfour "Declaration" issued by England to create a "national home for the Jewish people" and also to ensure that it was "clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities". This ensured Jewish support for England's plan to control access to the Canal and to oil reserves in the Arab lands.

1920 A.D. League of Nations founded. Arabs not included.

JUNE, 1922 British White Paper on Palestine definitively clarifies that the Balfour Declaration "does not contemplate that Palestine as a whole should be converted into a Jewish National Home".

JULY, 1922 The Palestine Mandate is set out by the Council of the League of Nations. It reaffirms yet again the principles as set out above in the Balfour Declaration and in the British White Paper.


SEPT.11, 1922 The final documents are signed authorizing the commencement of the Palestine Mandate by Britain.

1936 Palestinian Arabs revolt against British control.

1939 Britain decides to end Jewish settlements. The Jews revolt against the British.

1946 The U.N. replaces the League of Nations.

1947 Britain gives the "Palestine problem" to the U.N.

1948 The Jews "proclaim" the State of Israel. A war starts the next day with the Arabs. Jewish "terrorists" massacre 250 civilians including CHILDREN in the village of Deir Yassin.

1953 Ariel Sharon's Unit slaughters 67 defenseless Palestinian civilians in the Massacre of Quisia.

1956 A second war between the Arabs and Jews.

1967 A third war. The Six Days War. The Jews occupy the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

1973 A fourth war between the Arabs and Jews.

1978 Camp David Accord for the West Bank and Gaza Strip and self-government. Not implemented.

1991 President George Bush Sr. leaves American troops in Saudi Arabia after the Gulf War. Osama bin Laden is enraged, particularly since women troops are near Muslim holy sites at Mecca and Medina.

1993 World Trade Center is bombed but not toppled. Osama bin Laden proclaims that he will be back.

1995 Yitzhak Rabin assassinated, paving the way for the re-entry and election of "Bull-dozer" Ariel Sharon.

2000 George Bush Jr. accidentally elected and installed as President by the Republican Supreme Court. Continues nearly 100% support for Israel, a policy which Pres. George Bush, Sr. had also followed.

2001 Ariel Sharon elected Prime Minister of Israel. Continues to call Arabs "cockroaches".

1978-2001 Continuous addition and expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Escalating violence (Intifada) during this period. Israel stockpiles massive nuclear arsenal.


SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

SEPT. 11, 2001 New York World Trade Center destroyed and Pentagon seriously damaged. Osama bin Laden lauds the highly successful and destructive attack against "the cowboys" (i.e., George Bush Sr., and George Bush Jr., who had been showing off his extravagantly expensive-looking cowboy boots to the media).

October 2, 2001 It is reported that the alleged pilot of the first plane to hit the W.T.C., Mohamed Atta, had left one third of his Estate in his "accidentally" recovered Will " to the poor and needy".

October 3, 2001 The United States and England declare a "new war" on radical Arab and/or radical Muslim individual countries and/ or individuals. Many suicide attacks in the occupied territories.

October 4, 2001 U.S. Secretary of State Powell indicates that Israel must cease all expansion of Jewish settlements. He also supports the formation of a Palestinian homeland with Palestinian self-government.

October 5, 2001 Ariel Sharon totally rejects Powell's statements as trying "to appease the Arabs". Ariel Sharon counts on the fact that the U.S. is dependent on Israel to ensure access to Middle East oil.

October 6, 2001 A Lantana, Florida man dies after contracting the inhaled form of anthrax. Mohamed Atta and other men of Middle Eastern origin had rented planes at a near-by flight school and had been asking a lot of questions at a local airfield about crop dusters.


When I review this condensed history I notice that:

  1. Nobody really "owned" Palestine and/or Israel. Nobody was "there first". If anyone were to be considered as the first one there it would be the Philistines, who defeated the Israelites. NOW is the time to finally and fully NEGOTIATE a lasting solution! For example, using modern technology we could landfill two huge islands out into the Mediterranean Sea with an open shipping canal running from north to south (along the present shoreline). The extended lands north of Jerusalem could be Israel and extended lands south of Jerusalem could be Palestine. This is less costly than a new W.T.C. or bio-nuclear warfare.
  2. The Jews have been "in control" in the region for only 400 years of the past 5,000 years, and then only by the use of force.
  1. Before September 11, 1922 the vast majority of Jews had been living outside of Palestine for almost 2,000 years.
  2. If everyone "went back" to where they came from the whole planet would be in either in a state of anarchy or war.
  3. On SEPTEMBER 11, 1922 there was an "unholy alliance" between Britain and the Jews, which was basically about oil.
  4. On SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 there was an "unholy alliance" between the U.S. and the Jews, which was basically about oil.
  5. The date of SEPTEMBER 11 was carefully chosen years ago by the suicide attack cells to signal to the wealthy people of North America that their opulent lifestyles will no longer be so easy to maintain and particularly not at the expense of "the poor and needy". We need to share our wealth, wisdom and skills.