Did 9-11 Turn America into a National-Security State?

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Nine years after the attacks of September 11, are hundreds of new intelligence bureaucracies making America safer? Are they a wasteful over-reaction that’s counterproductive? Also, President Obama sounds a campaign note in this morning's press conference, and reminds critics of Islam that Muslims are serving the country in American uniforms.

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