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September 11 attacks
September 11 attacks news and analysis from The Nation
May 4, 2017
Why Can’t Americans Remember Anyone’s Death Other Than Those of Their Own?
A long history of war and terror has left America with a victim complex.
April 25, 2017
Benjamin Barber, a Brilliant Thinker Who Saw the Future
Throughout his career, he championed a world that was urban, interdependent, and democratic.
April 4, 2017
America Is a Nation at War With Itself
After years on the front lines, war and peace have become inextricable parts of a conflicting American cultural identity.
March 6, 2017
About Those Islamist Sleeper Cells in South America…
The Trump administration is huffing and puffing about the danger, but after 15 years and counting, the sleeper cells are still sleeping.
February 14, 2017
Conservative Media Embrace a Bogus ‘Terror Study’ to Justify Trump’s Travel Ban
An honest reading of their data reveals just how pointless the policy really is.
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January 26, 2017
Donald Trump Is a Symptom of America’s Dark Side
In a country that continues to embrace fear and violence, is it any wonder that a “birther” bully was elected president?
William J. Astore
December 1, 2016
Lessons for the Trump Era From the Days Following 9/11
We’ve been here before, so let’s take stock of what we did right—and what we got wrong.
October 31, 2016
Donald Trump and the Alt-Right Threaten the Values I Fought for in the Navy
As a Muslim-American veteran, I’ve seen the fight against hatred move closer to home.
October 6, 2016
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October 3, 2016
September 11’s Biggest Lesson Still Hasn’t Been Learned—and It Has Nothing to Do With National Security
Liberty and safety are not incompatible; but try telling that to the national security state.
Karen J. Greenberg