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Jason Grumet: How America Forgot ‘Never Forget’

National Security / News September 10, 2018

The 9/11 Commission warned us once. Let it be a lesson again.

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U.S. Counterterrorism Policy from 9/11 to ISIS

National Security / Research September 6, 2017

Sixteen years after the 9/11 attacks, the United States continues to grapple with how to defeat the terrorist threat.

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9/11 to ISIS and Beyond

National Security / September 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ET

The military defeat of the Islamic State appears imminent. But just as five years after the death of Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda remains a threat, it is far from clear that this victory over ISIS will prove any more…

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Kean, Hamilton: House Homeland Security Bill Step in Much Needed Reform

National Security / Press Release July 25, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed H.R. 2825, the Department of Homeland Security Reauthorization Act of 2017. This marks the first time since the Homeland Security Act of 2002 that either chamber of Congress has passed an authorization bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

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9/11 Commission Chairs Issue Statement on Release of 28 Pages

National Security / Press Release July 15, 2016

Although the commission expressed concerns about multiple individuals, only one employee of the Saudi government was implicated in the plot investigation.

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9/11 Commission Chairs Issue Statement on 28 Pages

National Security / Press Release April 22, 2016

Currently, on President Obama’s instructions, the Director of National Intelligence is evaluating the 28 pages to determine whether they can be released.

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BPC Congratulates Lee Hamilton on Presidential Medal of Freedom

National Security / Press Release November 17, 2015

Hamilton, former vice chairman of the 9/11 Commission, has worked with BPC since 2012 to develop solutions to emerging threats to the homeland.

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BPC's Year In Review

Kevin Clang / Blog December 22, 2014

2014 proved to be a productive year at BPC, even in a city of rivals. We picked a few of our favorite moments from 2014 to share with you.

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BPC Applauds Increased Funding for Cybersecurity in the FY2015 Omnibus Appropriations Act

National Security / Press Release December 11, 2014

“We applaud the inclusion of additional funding for cybersecurity measures in the FY2015 Omnibus Appropriations Act, including funding for important initiatives currently underway at the Department of Commerce and Department of Defense.”

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Meeting the Cyber Threat: The National Counterterrorism Center Model

Jessica Michek / Blog November 18, 2014

Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, co-chairs of the 9/11 Commission, have proposed the creation of a National Cyber Center, modeled after the National Counterterrorism Center.

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