‘Fortress USA’: How the September 11 terror attacks produced a military industrial juggernaut

Since the September 11 terror attacks, there has been no hiding from the increased militarisation of the United States. Everyday life is suffused with policing and surveillance. This ranges from the inconvenient, such as removing shoes at the airport, to the dystopian, such as local police departments equipped with decommissioned tanks too big to use on regular roads.

Source: ‘Fortress USA’: How the September 11 terror attacks produced a military industrial juggernaut