Israel’s 9/11

Laura Jedeed
6 min readOct 17, 2023

America Learned Nothing

For the first time in my life I am thankful that, when 9/11 happened, I was young enough and dumb enough to cheer when Bush said we would make no distinction between the terrorists and the countries that harbored them. I am thankful that I so thoroughly supported a war of vengeance and that I trusted my President to decide what people and countries deserved it. It was a horrible feeling, but it was a good feeling…

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Laura Jedeed

Freelance journalist, filthy pleb. Politics mostly. Find my work at NYMag, Politico, Rolling Stone, New Republic, and https://bannedinyourstate.com