We still don't know who caused the bombings that killed three people and wounded dozens more at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon. It might have been a lone wolf or an organized group of people. And perhaps more importantly, we don't know why. But we are a nation familiar with terror. From emergency personnel to innocent bystanders, there's a certain degree of familiarity with this scenario. And when it comes to authorities, that's no accident. They have planned for and practiced responding to attacks of all kinds post-9/11 in a way that would have seemed wildly paranoid before thousands lost their lives in the terrorist attacks more than a decade ago. More.
How the Boston Explosions Response Was Shaped by 9-11