The Heat: U.S. war on terror

The Heat

This Sunday, September 11th, marks 21 years since the most devastating terror attack on U.S. soil.

Nearly 3,000 people were killed at the hands of terrorists, in New York, Washington DC and a fourth plane which crashed into a Pennsylvania field.

More than two decades of U.S. overseas military intervention followed – at enormous human and financial cost. Owen Fairclough looks at the numbers.

To discuss:

  • Ivan Eland is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Peace and Liberty at The Independent Institute.
  • Omar Samad is a former Afghan Ambassador to France and Canada and nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center.
  • Brian Becker is the executive director of the ANSWER coalition.
  • John Sitilides is a geopolitical strategist at Trilogy Advisors.

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