9/11, 20 Years On: The Three Lessons We Americans Failed to Learn

As U.S. ambassador to Israel in 2001, Dan Kurtzer received three crucial tips on fighting terrorism. America ignored all three of them. This article is part of a special Haaretz project marking 20 years to 9/11

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America is a profoundly different country after 9/11. The country is more deeply and openly divided as to its fundamental identity – that is, who we are and to what do we aspire. And our politics, as well as our core infrastructures, are broken.

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