15 Years After 9/11, How Did The Attacks Affect The World?

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U.S. Army staff sergeant Chris Leota of Task Force 3-66 Bravo Company 172nd Infantry Brigade lowers the U.S. flag at Forward Operating Base Kushamond in Afghanistan on Sept. 11, 2011. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, changed the U.S. They also affected the world.

The U.S. invaded Afghanistan soon after 9/11. As the 15th anniversary of that day nears, Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson gets two international viewpoints, one from Rami Khouri at the American University of Beirut, and another from the BBC’s Lyce Doucet.


Rami Khouri, founding member and senior policy fellow of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut and a Daily Star columnist. He tweets @RamiKhouri.

Lyce Doucet, chief internatonal correspondent for the BBC. She tweets @bbclysedoucet.

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