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About those after-action reports from 9/11… by Mark Gaffney

Despite it being a standard procedure, no NORAD ‘after-action reports’ were created after 9/11- after the worst attack on U.S. soil since Pearl Harbor, the worst attack on the mainland since the War of 1812- and the most incredible failure of air defense in all of NORAD’s history. Not a single ‘after-action report’; just reports about ‘lessons learned’.