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Romney Pitches National Security, Foreign Policy Plan

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney marked the anniversary of Sept. 11 with a speech to the National Guard Association Convention in Reno, Nev. Melissa Block talks to Ari Shapiro.
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Subdued Reflection On Sept. 11 Anniversary

On the eleventh anniversary of the World Trade Center terror attacks, NPR's Neal Conan listens to sounds from anniversary events across the country.
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What We Know About Iran's Nuclear Program

A report from the International Atomic Energy Agency shows that Iran has continued its efforts to enrich uranium. Ever-tightening sanctions appear to be putting a strain on the Iranian economy, but have done little to deter Iran's enrichment program.
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Can Counseling Complicate Your Security Clearance?

People seeking government jobs that require security clearance must disclose any therapy they've received over the last seven years — even for sexual assault. Experts say the requirement, known as Question 21, is discouraging people from applying for the jobs — and from seeking help.
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The 'Deafness' Before The Sept. 11 Attacks

Writer Kurt Eichenwald's op-ed in The New York Times explores the presidential briefings before 9/11 that warned of an attack. He speaks with Steve Inskeep.
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How 9/11 Changed How Americans View The World

After the terror attacks on 9/11, a public opinion survey by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs showed widespread support for increased spending on national security and counterterrorism. A decade later, a new survey shows that "Americans have become increasingly selective about how and where to engage in the world."

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