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    Former co-chairs of the US 9/11 commission said in a phone briefing they plan on establishing a task force to devise a new strategy for the United States to fight terrorism.

    9/11 Commission Co-Chairs Call for Task Force to Create New Anti-Terror Strategy

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    Former co-chairs of the US 9/11 commission said in a phone briefing they plan on establishing a task force to devise a new strategy for the United States to fight terrorism.

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    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Former Governor Thomas Kean and Congressman Lee Hamilton headed the US commission that investigated the attacks on September 11, 2001. In 2004, the commission published a report with recommendations for the federal government to implement to improve anti-terror efforts.

    "We [Kean and Hamilton] believe the task force that we want to set up here to lay out a new strategy in dealing with terrorism can play a very, very important role in the policy of the US government," Hamilton told reporters on Wednesday.

    Both Kean and Hamilton said the US anti-terror strategy should include how to defeat the terrorists’ ideology in addition to military efforts and counter-terrorism investigations.

    Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States.

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