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Over The Years, Obama's 9/11 Message Tailored To The Times (Photo by John Angelillo-Pool/Getty Images)

Over The Years, Obama’s 9/11 Message Tailored To The Times

Five times, President Barack Obama has come before the American people to reckon with the legacy of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the anniversary of that awful day. Each time, he has tailored his message to the moment, at different points stressing themes of service, resilience, tolerance, reconciliation.

09/11/2014

A man visits a bench, which represents a victim during the 9/11 Pentagon attack, prior to a ceremony to mark the 13th anniversary of the terrorists attacks at the Pentagon Memorial Sept. 11, 2014 in front of the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Motorcycle Rally in D.C., Half-Staff Flags in Md. Among Sept. 11 Anniversary Events

Thousands of motorcyclists are headed for a rally in the nation’s capital to honor victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks 13 years ago.

09/11/2014

Only hours before the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Former President Bill Clinton reportedly told a group of Australian businessmen that he “could have killed” Osama bin Laden, but that civilian casualties in Afghanistan would have been too great.  File photo of Osama bin Laden. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Clinton Said ‘I Could Have Killed’ Osama Bin Laden Just Hours Before 9/11 Attacks

Only hours before the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Former President Bill Clinton reportedly told a group of Australian businessmen that he “could have killed” Osama bin Laden, but that civilian casualties in Afghanistan would have been too great.

07/31/2014

In a debate over the future of U.S. government surveillance and the National Security Agency, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., called leaker Edward Snowden a “defector and a traitor,” and said that such metadata in 2001 could likely have prevented the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.  (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. King: NSA Metadata Could Have Prevented 9/11 Attacks

In a debate over the future of U.S. government surveillance and the National Security Agency, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., called leaker Edward Snowden a “defector and a traitor,” and said that such metadata in 2001 could likely have prevented the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

12/23/2013

Firefighters struggle to contain a spreading fire after a highjacked commercial jetliner crashed into the Pentagon September 11, 2001 in Arlington, Va. (credit: U.S. Air Force Photo by TSgt Jim Varhegyi via Getty Images)

Fire Truck Damaged at Pentagon on 9/11 on Display at Fort Knox

As a retired colleague told the story of how fire truck Foam 161 was damaged on Sept. 11, 2001, Mark Skipper examined the charred remains of the vehicle, cut a grin and expressed amazement that the crew lived through the terrorist attack.

09/10/2013

Senior Pentagon officials are defending a 2001 military force law, saying the U.S. remains in armed conflict with al-Qaida and its associate forces. (Photo credit  -/AFP/GettyImages)

Pentagon: US Still In Armed Conflict With Al-Qaida, Enemy Threat Ongoing

Senior Pentagon officials are defending a 2001 military force law, saying the U.S. remains in armed conflict with al-Qaida and its associate forces.

05/16/2013

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Obama: US Safer, Resilient on 9/11 Anniversary

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spent a portion of Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery visiting the graves of service members killed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

09/11/2012

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Is America Safer? Obama and Romney Disagree

Looking to win voters even as they swore off negative attacks, the presidential candidates clashed over whether the country is a safer place on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

09/11/2012

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Briefed on 9/11 Preparations

President Barack Obama has been briefed by his top national security aides on the government’s preparedness ahead of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

09/10/2012

The 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (Credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Artwork Done By Children That Lost Parents In 9/11 Attacks Being Shown At Pentagon

Large-scale artworks created by children who lost parents or siblings in the 9/11 attacks are being shown together for the first time at the Pentagon.

09/10/2012

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