The 9/11 Commission’s call to action to update and modernize congressional intelligence oversight is as relevant as ever.
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Lawfare’s roundup of the July 23 and 25 sessions of military commissions hearings in the 9/11 case.
The United States is mimicking the ghettoization of Muslim communities in Europe.
Samuel Moyn examines where we are in the post-9/11 struggles over America’s national security and surveillance state.
John Mueller and Mark Stewart argue that, since 9/11, the definition of terrorism has expanded to include acts we would have historically classified as insurgent violence – to the point that it limits our ability to fully understand the threat we face.
An uptick in violence against Sikh-American begs a familiar question: Should these attacks be treated as instances of “mistaken identity?”
Fourteen years ago this coming weekend, I was standing on top of the World Trade Center. It had been a long summer at work. The Justice Department office I worked in at the time was operating at a heightened pace. A couple law school friends and I drove up to New York for Labor Day weekend 2001 on a whim, and one of our group had never seen the view. I said it was a once-in-a-lifetime must, and up we went.
Once in a lifetime, indeed.