Author Archives: Kimberly

Editorial: Rescue the 9/11 Heroes by Permanently Extending the Zadrogra Act

NY Daily News A national disgrace befalls America at midnight Wednesday at the expiration of legislation authorizing compensation and medical care for rescue and recovery workers sickened by their Ground Zero service after 9/11. The expiration of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act forces health centers that treat 33,000 to prepare for closure […]

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U.S. judge dismisses September 11 victims’ case against Saudi Arabia

Nate Raymond Reuters A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed claims against Saudi Arabia by families of victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks, who accused the country of providing material support to al Qaeda. U.S. District Judge George Daniels in Manhattan said Saudi Arabia had sovereign immunity from damage claims by families of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks, […]

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White House press release on UN Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism

Leaders from more than 100 countries, 20 multilateral bodies, and 120 civil society and private sector organizations met today in New York City to review progress in countering ISIL, addressing the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), and countering and preventing violent extremism.  Participants took note of the efforts of the Global Coalition to […]

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