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USSC CEO Dr Michael Green was working for the White House National Security Council during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. He describes the chaos of the evacuation and the significant changes for US alliances with Australia and others across the globe in the wake of the attack.
What was the atmosphere in the White House when they heard the news? What changed after 9/11? What did this mean for US alliances then and now?
Dr Green shares his inside perspective and reflections on how this has changed the Australia-US alliance, 22 years on.
Read the reflections from President George W. Bush and Prime Minister John Howard 20 years after 9/11 in their contributions to The Alliance at 70 here.