21 ianuarie 2020

French publisher apologises for CIA 9/11 conspiracy theory in textbook


A French author and publisher have apologised after a history textbook suggested that the September 11 attacks were "no doubt orchestrated by the CIA". A reference to the conspiracy theory was found in the work, 'Histoire du XXe siècle en fiches' ('History of the 20th century in flashcards'), by French publisher Ellipses. An extract from page 204 describes how Al-Qaeda committed "the quadruple terrorist attack of 9/11 2001 in New York and Washington". The book continues that "this world event - [...]