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Eliza Manningham-Buller: Terror

Former MI5 Director General Eliza Manningham-Buller assesses the lasting significance of 9/11 in the first of her Reith Lectures.

The former Director-General of the Security Service (MI5), Eliza Manningham-Buller gives the first of her BBC Reith Lectures 2011 called " Terror." On the tenth anniversary of the attacks on the United States on September 11th she reflects on the lasting significance of that day. Was it a "terrorist" crime, an act of war or something different?

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