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The Washington Post spent two years investigating the national security and intelligence system created after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The reporters behind the story on whether the security complex is too big, costs too much and makes Americans any safer.
- John Negroponte first director of national intelligence (2005-2007); deputy secretary of State under George W. Bush (2007-2009); currently vice chairman of McLarty Associates.
- William Arkin national security reporter for The Washington Post.
- Dana Priest national intelligence reporter for The Washington Post and author of "The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military."
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