It’s been 15 years since Sept. 11, 2001.
Fifteen years since nearly 3,000 people died in the attacks.
Fifteen years since we started living a “new normal” of increased security, lone wolf attacks and wondering what will happen next.
In an effort to stop another attack, the United States has spent more than $1 trillion to make America safer.
Critics say much of the money is poured into a black hole and not used to tackle threats that could kill more Americans than lost on 9/11.
What about dirty bombs, nukes, cyberthreats, and other threats we haven’t though of yet.
Forty percent of Americans believe they or a family member will be a victim of a terrorist attack, according to a 2015 Gallup poll.
On this 15th anniversary, we take a look at how the United States is preparing itself to avoid the next 9/11
Thank you for reading the Dayton Daily News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.
Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Dayton Daily News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.