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Transcript of 9/11
On 9/11 President George W. Bush wants to protect people around the world from further attacks, wants to find the people responsible for the attacks and bring them to justice and wants to defend freedom.
Most Americans felt angry after 9/11.
"Although anger was a definite part of the national response, there was also sadness, sympathy, bravery, fear, compassion, and a profound concern for our fellow Americans," according to examiner.com
Did the U.S. accomplish their objective?
After the events of 9/11 the U.S. wanted to make the U.S. a safer place.
Yes, they did accomplish the objective. They killed Osama bin-Laden. They went into Afghanistan and other countries in the Middle East after the tragic event.
In the Middle East the U.S. killed Osama bin-Laden, fought and tried to promote democracy.
How did the U.S. foreign policy change after 9/11?
What was the U.S. foreign policy prior to September 11, 2001
What happened to get the U.S involved?
Who was involved in the event?
Thousands of people lost their lives on 9/11
The US made stricter guidelines for airport security. Now there are metal detectors and other machines.
In 2002, the Department of Homeland Security was made.
"The vision of homeland security is to ensure a homeland that is safe,secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards," according to dhs.gov
Homeland is made up of many different departments; Transportation Security Administration, Office of Health Affairs, and the United States Customs and Border Protection.
The United States Customs and Border Protection enforces regulations in the U.S, drug and immigration laws.
Al-Qaeda is a terrorist group that attacked the U.S. on September 11, 2001
Al-Qaeda was led by Osama bin- Laden
Who was involved in the event?
The United States of America was also involved in the events of 9/11.
Al-Qaeda is an Islamic group that wants to remove American influence out of Muslim countries
"Before 9/11, the Bush administration had focused its foreign policy on China and Russia; on determining whether a Middle East peace settlement was in cards; on building a ballistic missile defense system; and on contemplating how to deal with "rogue" states such as Iran, Iraq, Libya, and North Korea," according to foreignaffairs.com
On 9/11 terrorists (members of al- Qaeda) hijacked 4 planes
2 of the planes crashed into the 2 buildings of the World Trade Center
The buildings of the World Trade Center caught fire and collapsed
The third plane crashed into the Pentagon and destroyed a section of it
The fourth plane crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pensylvania
It was believed that the 4th plane was meant to crash somewhere else, like the capitol building, but passengers on that plane redirected it to the field.
The World Trade center
The Pentagon is the U.S. headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense
It includes the 4 branches of military; the army, the navy, the air force and the marines
The World Trade Center was made to have trade among the world.
The World Trade Center is home to many different companies. For example Ann Taylor Loft, different law firms, and financial institutions.
The Patriot Act
The patriot Act was passed after 9/11.
"It allows law enforcement to use surveillance against more crimes of terror, allows federal agents to ask a court for an order to obtain business records in national security terrorism cases, prohibits the harboring of terrorists, e.t.c.," according to justice.gov.