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Trillion-Dollar Security State: Is America Any Safer 15 Years After 9/11?

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kotQl4H76_0

As we approach the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, fear remains. A CBS News poll taken in June after the shooting rampage in Orlando found two-thirds of Americans think a terror attack is very or somewhat likely in the next few months.

Author Steven Brill spent a year investigating the estimated trillion-dollar security state, built since 9/11. Brill discusses his latest cover story in The Atlantic, titled, "Are we any safer?"

 http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/09/are-we-any-safer/492761/
Is America Any Safer 15 Years After 9/11? - The Atlantic & CBS

Published on Aug 9, 2016 "CBS This Morning"

As we approach the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, fear remains.

A CBS News poll taken in June after the shooting rampage in Orlando found two-thirds of Americans think a terror attack is very or somewhat likely in the next few months.

Author Steven Brill spent a year investigating the estimated trillion-dollar security state, built since 9/11. Brill joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his latest cover story in The Atlantic, titled, "Are we any safer?"
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kotQl4H76_0

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THE ATLANTIC - "Is America Any Safer" by Steven Brill
 http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/09/are-we-any-safer/492761/

EXCERPT
Since 9/11, the United States has spent $1 trillion to defend against al-Qaeda and ISIL, dirty bombs and lone wolves, bioterror and cyberterror. Has it worked?


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