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Guantanamo Hearing Halted over Accusations of FBI Spying on Defense Team

Center for National Security at Fordham Law A pre-trial hearing in the 9/11 tribunal at Guantanamo was abruptly halted Monday after defense lawyers accused the FBI in open court of trying to turn a security officer on the defense team of Ramzi bin al Shibh into a secret informant. The development seemed to stun the […]

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Designer of World Trade Center Antenna Oded Bendov Dies

By John Eggerton Dr. Oded Bendov, 76, antenna design expert and chief architect of the antennas atop the Empire State Building and former World Trade Center in New York died April 2 of prostate cancer, according to the National Association of Broadcasters. Bendov won an Emmy in 1984 for his development of the circularly […]

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Family Member Remembers the Past and Builds the Future

Matthew Crawford

Matthew Crawford’s father, Robert James Crawford was a firefighter with the FDNY Safety Battalion. Before he started volunteering as a guide for the 9/11 Tribute Center, Matthew had never visited the 9/11 Memorial. “I’m not an anniversary person,” he explains. “Every year, on 9/11, I’ll go off by myself, hike, fish and commune with my […]

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