The 9/11 attacks spurred one of the most dramatic reforms in U.S. history. Policymakers created the Department of Homeland Security, coordinated watch-lists and a nationwide threat-reporting system, and reformed the FBI and the Justice Department. The changes were far from perfect, but the bottom line is clear: They made us far safer.
"Treat Mass Shootings the Way We Treated Terrorism" is from the April 05, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Leiter and Michael A. Sheehan and narrated by Sam Scholl.