A hijacked plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the skyscraper in New York, in the United States, on September 11, 2001. Photo: AFP A hijacked plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the skyscraper in New York, in the United States, on September 11, 2001. Photo: AFP
A hijacked plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the skyscraper in New York, in the United States, on September 11, 2001. Photo: AFP
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

In a world no safer 20 years on, rivalries must be put aside to meet terror threat

  • September 11 unleashed the ‘war on terror’, but after conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, Islamist groups such as Isis thrive and the bombings, knife attacks and other atrocities go on

A hijacked plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the skyscraper in New York, in the United States, on September 11, 2001. Photo: AFP A hijacked plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the skyscraper in New York, in the United States, on September 11, 2001. Photo: AFP
A hijacked plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the skyscraper in New York, in the United States, on September 11, 2001. Photo: AFP
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