The French Correction: America Behind 9/11!

A surprise best seller envisions remote-controlled planes and other oddities

Move over, Fox Mulder. Here comes Thierry Meyssan. Like the unrelenting FBI hero of the popular X-Files TV series, Meyssan is a player in the conspiracy business. But in contrast to the fictional Mulder's quest for the truth about extraterrestrials, Meyssan's campaign has attracted audiences with a singularly despicable suggestion: that the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 were carried out by U.S. government officials as part of a murderous economic and military plot.

Meyssan makes that astonishing proposition in the book L'Effroyable Imposture (The Horrifying Fraud), which has topped France's best-seller list in six of the seven weeks since its release...

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