2011 National Summit: The 9/11 Decade - 9/11 at Home
The "9/11 Decade: How Everything Changed" summit brought together government decision-makers past and present, thought leaders and academic experts from the US, Australia and around the world to take stock of the first epoch of the new millennium, the 9/11 Decade. This session features Robert Bonner (via video streaming), founding Commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection, Nicola McGarrity, Director of the Terrorism and Law Project at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law at the University of New South Wales, and Michael Pezzullo, Chief Operating Officer of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, moderated by Paul Kelly, Editor-at-Large of The Australian.
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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Disaster recovery expert Edward Blakely says changes in the way houses are built, especially a lack of underground shelters, are partly responsible for the death toll following the tornado in Oklahoma City.
Associate professor Brendon O'Connor previews Barack Obama's major defence speech, saying that the closing of Guantanamo Bay and the continued use of drone strikes are sure to be key issues.