Six Things to Grieve on 9/11 Anniversary

In Six Things to Grieve on 9/11 Anniversary (EMU News), Lisa Schirch lists the following six items to grieve on the recent 10th anniversary of 9/11:

  1. The U.S. response to 9/11 has cost thousands more people their lives
  2. The global economic crisis is in part due to the U.S. response to 9/11
  3. The U.S. is still on a path of “Domination” not “Partnership” in the family of nations
  4. Americans lost their freedom to ask the legitimate question, “Why Do They Hate Us?”
  5. The U.S.’s Global War on Terror has made the world less safe, more hostile
  6. The U.S. is still not investing in a realistic security strategy

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(This post also appeared on the Huffington Post on Sept. 12th.)

[Lisa Schirch, PhD, is research professor at Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding and director of 3P Human Security.]