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The Devil’s Real: 9/11 Fifteen Years Later

William Danvers discusses that while the terrorist threat remains very real, the nation has to be unrelenting, creative, and patient in its efforts to defeat all terrorist groups.

In the fifteen years since 9/11, US Government counter terrorism (CT) efforts have become more sophisticated and complicated, but so too has the enemy. The United States was ill prepared for the kind of attack suffered on that day, but it recovered quickly and responded to this new, asymmetric threat. But just as the US has responded so too have terrorist groups. The threat has morphed into something more diffuse and in some ways more sophisticated than the one that confronted the US and the world fifteen years ago.

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William Danvers

Senior Fellow