terrorism

Push For Better Emergency Communication

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ambulances
Margil, Flickr

It has been more than seven years since the 9/11 Commission identified a major flaw in emergency operations on the day of the terrorist attacks. The inability of emergency agencies to communicate on that day was a potentially deadly failure that Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says could have been avoided.

9/11 Mastermind to Face Military Tribunal

by Chiara Wegener
Twin Towers on 9/11
Marc AuMarc, flickr

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be referred to a military commssion, along with four other co-conspirators of the attacks. The decision is a switch from an earlier plan to try the alleged plotters in a civilian court in New York City.

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