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VIDEO: 9/11 and the price of protection

Security spending in the U.S. has surged since the 9/11 attacks, but is the country any safer? CBC's Adrienne Arsenault looks into the booming intelligence industry.
CBC's Adrienne Arsenault takes a look at the intelligence industry in the U.S., which has been booming in the years since 9/11 15:07

Security spending in the U.S. has surged since the 9/11 attacks, but is the country any safer?

As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks nears, CBC's Adrienne Arsenault talks to people who have tried to document the size and the scope of the country's secretive counterterrorism apparatus, and looks at whether the results of the increased spending have been worth the growing cost.