Commission releases updated list of post 9/11 concerns

WASHINGTON -- Ten years ago Tuesday, the members of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States issued the 9/11 Commission Report, the official account of the horrific attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

A decade later, the members have reconvened as private citizens to reflect upon the changes of the past 10 years and the emerging threats the U.S. faces as a country. In recent months, they have spoken with some of the country's most senior national security leaders -- current and recently retired. What the former commissioners, now working as the Bi-Partisan Policy Center, found: "counterterrorism fatigue and a waning sense of urgency among the public threaten U.S. security."

According to their report, "many Americans think that the terrorist threat is diminishing -- that, as a country, we can begin turning back to other concerns. They are wrong..."


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