In “Juan C. Zarate ’97: ‘There’s a Lot of Presumption of the Demise of American Power, and I’m Raging Against That’” (10 September 2021), Juan Zarate discusses the 20th anniversary of September 11 and what has changed in the U.S.’s counterterrorism posture. According to Juan, “I think we are much better positioned, not just the United States but the international community, to deal with terrorist threats, to be alert to the way that the ideology or even terrorist networks metastasize. There are systems [and] institutions, there’s intelligence, all of which have grown up post 9/11 in a way that gives us some degree of comfort that we’re safer, that another 9/11 is much harder to imagine coming to pass.”

Read the full Q&A in Harvard Law Today.