Mapping Faultlines: Where do US imperial ambitions stand 20 years after 9/11?

It’s been 20 years since the 9/11 attacks and its impact continues across the world, mainly through the disastrous Global War on Terror. Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about America, empire and its strategies

September 12, 2021 by Newsclick

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the two decades since the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon. He talks about the strategic ambitions that drove US policymakers in the years after 2001 and their failures. He also analyses the scope of these imperial ambitions today amid the crumbling of the global influence of the US.