Publication Date: March 11, 2009
Nearly 8 years after the 9/11 attacks, is the country safer than it was before? A new report suggests that despite new laws passed, billions of dollars spent, and new federal agencies created, the nation is still at risk. That’s because federal agencies still are not sharing vital information the way that they should.
This report comes from the Markle Foundation, in New York, and specifically its task force on National Security in the Information Age. The Foundation was one of several private organizations which were invited to provide outside input into the 9/11 report, primarily because of the expertise they were able to draw upon.