TITLE

The Cost Of Complacency

AUTHOR(S)
Colvin, Geoffrey
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Fortune International (Europe);10/1/2001, Vol. 144 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses the question of why the United States failed to prevent the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks which killed thousands of its citizens. Question of why the many warnings about terrorist threats were largely ignored; Thought that people were complacent because they perceived the possibility of terrorist actions as just one of myriad daily threats; Criticism of the weak airport security and border security which allowed the terrorists to act.
ACCESSION #
5206048

 

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