By Wallace S. Bruschweiler and William Palumbo
Two-thousand nine-hundred and seventy-seven people were murdered 15 years ago today on September 11, 2001. In succession, two planes attacked the Twin Towers. A third plane smashed into the Pentagon. A fourth plane which was supposedly headed for the Capitol Building or the White House was intercepted by heroic passengers.
Fifteen years later, America’s response to the attacks is still lacking and in many cases amateurish to say the least. In each case below – immigration, intelligence, and militarily – successive administrations, and particularly Obama’s, have exactly reversed the policies required to win the war against and eradicate “radical Islam.”
The 9-11 Commission recognized that the 9-11 attacks were possible, in large measure, due to a malfunctioning immigration system. The Commission’s recommendation included specific enhancements to immigration policies and security measures. Congress and several federal agencies have also recommended changes to streamline immigration security. Below are select key recommendations and their status as of today. Continue reading