Sunday, September 11 marks the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks targeting New York and Washington that left nearly 3,000 dead and led to prolonged wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. With the death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of Navy SEALs earlier his year, how has the fight against terrorism changed? Are Americans safer now than they were ten years ago? What new threats do we face, and how has the nature of those threats changed over the past decade?
On September 7, expert Dan Byman took questions in a live web chat on the anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack ever to occur on American soil and assesses the progress of anti-terrorism measures in the United States and abroad. Erika Lovley, assistant editor at POLITICO, moderated the discussion.
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Homi Kharas delivered the keynote address at IFPRI’s annual staff retreat on September 12, 2018. He explored the evolving development agenda and its implications for policy research.