Seven years later

A sampling of Vanderbilt experts in today’s headlines, discussing the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon seven years later.

McClatchy News Service: McCain, Obama call a truce for 9/11 anniversary
In a departure from the increasingly nasty environment of the presidential campaign, Barack Obama and John McCain will make a joint appearance on Thursday in New York to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. John Geer, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, is quoted.

Dallas Morning News: Candidates should extend 9/11 truce
This editorial about how the presidential candidates should comport themselves on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, quotes John Geer, Distinguished Professor of Political Science.

The Tennessean: 2 Nashville men still ache from losses on 9/11
Two Nashville residents remember loved ones and former students lost in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Ted Adderley Jr. and Davis Sezna Jr., both Vanderbilt alumni, died. Their professor, Peter Rousseau, vice chair of economics, is quoted.

The Tennessean: U.S. resolve has put terrorists on the run
Mike Newton, professor of the practice of law, wrote this opinion piece evaluating U.S. efforts to address global terrorism since Sept. 11, 2001.

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