National Security in the Post 9/11 Era

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks, Open The Government hosted a roundtable on national security in an era of endless wars and overclassification that has paved the way for unnecessary government secrecy amid calls for checks and balances on executive war powers.

Spencer Ackermancontributing editor, Daily Beast, and author of the new book, Reign of Terror: How The 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump, moderated the event on Tuesday, August 31 at 11:30 a.m. with panelists:

  • Hina Shamsi, Director, National Security Project, ACLU
  • Emily Manna, Policy Director, Open The Government
  • Maya Berry, Executive Director, Arab American Institute

View the discussion here.