9/11: How has the world changed 10 years on?

9/11: How has the world changed 10 years on?

Published: 10 September, 2011, 10:43

United States, New York : A view of the World Trade Center South Tower memorial pool at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York on September 6, 2011. (AFP Photo / Susan Walsh)

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The Resident,
Sean Thomas

In the decade that followed the 9/11 attacks, Washington’s campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan were aimed at ridding the world of terror. Ten years later, do people feel any safer?

­The Resident – Lori Harfenist – asks people on the streets of New York what they think.

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