Category Archives: 9/11/01

Six (6) Days to A Decade of Activity Since 9/11/01


The focus of this blog is domestic USA issues, activities, events, and policies.¬† Thus for the next six days including today will focus on what I think are the most significant items in the last decade. But first focus on … Continue reading

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RAND Summary of Post 9/11/01 Efforts


The Long Shadow of 9/11: America’s Response to Terrorism Edited by Brian Michael Jenkins, John Godges   Contributors: Brian Michael Jenkins, John Godges, James Dobbins, Arturo Munoz, Seth G. Jones, Frederic Wehrey, Angel Rabasa, Eric V. Larson, Christopher Paul, Kim … Continue reading

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Was 9/11/01 a domestic catastrophic event? Yes by some standards!


It looks like deceased UBL was closer to the truth on damage assessment direct and indirect from the events of 9/11/01. Many experts use the figure of $80B in direct damages. UBL used the figure of $500b. Of course the … Continue reading

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Was 9/11/01 A Catastrophic Event? No by my definition.


By my own definition of a domestic¬† catastrophe 9/11//01 was NOT a catastrophe.   Why? My definition of a domestic catastrophe is an event involving multiple states or a widespread geographic area and/or governmental services are total obliterated or disrupted … Continue reading

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