Ten Years after: The costs of September 11, 2001

by fmhilton

The Patriot Act

The Iraq War

Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Military Commissions Act

Extraordinary Rendition

The Department of Homeland Security

The Transportation Security Agency

The War in Afghanistan

The Running cost of both wars (enable Javascript)

With all due respect to the survivors and the victims of 9/11/2001, haven’t we paid a terribly high price?

How long do we keep paying for it? Forever?

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician, & printer (1706 – 1790)