Lelyveld, Joseph
September 2011
Smithsonian;Sep2011, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p58
The article discusses the responses of the U.S. to the September 11, 2011 terrorist attacks, examining policies from 2001 to 2011. It comments on the Global War on Terror, examining the U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The author considers the treatment of prisoners suspected of involvement in terrorism held at Guantánamo Bay detention camp in Cuba. He also considers the impact of the 2001 terrorist attacks on Americans' civil liberties and individual rights, reflecting on government surveillance.


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