Two former 9/11 Commission co-chairmen say that the U.S. has failed on several counts to institute the panel’s plans, making the nation vulnerable to the threat of terrorism. Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton wrote in a report this week that the U.S. has been slow in implementing nine of panel’s 41 recommendations, including improving border screening and terrorist-detention standards, preparing against cyberthreats, and preventing domestic terror recruitment. “We’re better off than we used to be,” Kean told The Wall Street Journal. “But there are glaring gaps.” He says the unfulfilled recommendations remain urgent.
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