Bin Laden and al Qaeda accomplished what might be the most effective single military operation in history, especially on a effect per man basis. It cost Bin Laden his life, eventually — a price he probably considered a fair exchange for this historic victory.
9-11 changed the course of a great nation, turning America decisively toward the dark side. Massive internal surveillance, militarization of police, endless war, hatred of Islam., torture, lifetime detention without trial, incessant propaganda, and a stream of fake terror plots (created by the government). [emphasis added]Fabius Maximus
Bin Laden won, with our assistance. Our applause shows the scale of his victory.