No event in the last half-century has had a greater effect on American national security policy than the 9/11 attacks. Nine years after the 9/11 Commission recommended 41 actions to strengthen our national security, our country is still not as safe as it could and should be.
Though the vast majority of the recommendations have been followed, at least in part, Congress has not acted on one of our major proposals: to streamline the way it oversees homeland security.
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