TWA Flight 800 and the Attack on America
by Jack Cashill and James Sanders
Review by Brian Wright
On July 17, 1996, a 747 jet crashed off the coast of Long Island, New York. After much stalling, the government attributed the crash to mechanical failure, and the media played along. But the truth is much more complicated and even more alarming: The destruction of TWA Flight 800 wasn’t just an accident, according to authors Jack Cashill and James Sanders. It resulted from an act of war—the first strike against the American mainland.
My feeling is the writer of the bookjacket blurb did not read the book, or possibly read the first version of the book before the authors had truly assessed the likely scenarios of what happened that day. If the writer had consulted what Cashill and Sanders actually wrote in the final document the blurb might go like this: Continue reading