Is Our Military Prepared for Another 9/11 Attack?

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Posted: Sep 20, 2022 12:01 AM

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For more than a week, many of us have been reflecting on an event even more dramatic than the demise of a beloved British monarch: the deadliest terror attack in history on Sept. 11, 2001, which killed 2,977 and injured more than 6,000 innocent victims in New York City, at the Pentagon and in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Notably, 21 years ago, our British allies were first to endorse invoking Article 5 of the NATO Charter, “… an attack on one is an attack on all …”

We must now focus on how we will respond if, God forbid, an adversary is planning another devastating attack on our homeland. Is our government doing everything necessary to protect our country and citizens? We don’t think so.

Twenty-one years ago, our military responded quickly and effectively to the 9/11 terror attack. Within hours, U.S. and allied intelligence agencies knew it was planned and perpetrated by al Qaeda, headed by Osama bin Laden, and protected by Afghanistan’s

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