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Transcript of 9/11
September 11, 2001
War on Terrorism officially begins.
A Psalm of David:
Even though I walk
through the valley of the Shadow of Death.
I fear no Evil,
for you are with me.
Post - 9/11
George W. Bush
Tuesday, September 11, 2001
Sept. 11, 2001
George W. Bush
Speeches That Changed The World
8:46 a.m. - American Airlines Boeing 767 crashed into the North Tower.
9:03 a.m. - United Airlines Flight 175 crashed into the South Tower.
9:37 a.m. - American Airlines Flight 77 hit into the West side of the Pentagon.
10:07 a.m. - United Airlines Flight 93 crashed landed in a field in Pennsylvania.
10:28 a.m. - The North Tower could not withstand the heat of the jet fuel and it collapsed.
10:30 a.m. - The South Tower collapsed.
7:00 p.m. - President George W. Bush returned to the white House after being transported from place to place for security reasons.
9:00 p.m. - President George W. Bush publicly addresses the American people.
(1979) American Embassy in Iran is stormed by Iranians and embassy staff taken hostage.
(1982) U.S. Embassy in Beirut is bombed by Muslim extremists.
(1982) U.S. Marine base in Beirut is bombed by Muslim extremists.
1979 - 1982
(1985) The ship the Achille lauro is seized by Muslim extremists and one U.S. citizen killed by them.
(1986) A West German nightclub is bombed, killing an American, by Muslim extremists based in the Libyan Embassy.
(1986) The U.S. bombs Libya in retaliation for the German bombing.
1985 - 1986
(1988) Passenger jet Pan Am Flight 103 is blown up by Muslim Extremists over Lockerbie, Scotland, Killing 270 people.
(1991) First Iraq War.
(1993) 5 killed and hundreds injured by a bomb placed by Muslim extremists in the World Trade Centre.
1988 - 1993
(1993) 18 U.S. troops killed in Mogadishu, Somalia.
(1995) A car bomb planted by Muslim Extremists kills 5 Americans and injures 30 more in Saudi Arabia.
(1998) U.S. Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania bombed by Muslim Extremists.
(2000) U.S, warship U.S.S. Cole attacked by Muslim extremists.
1993 - 2000
When George W. Bush announces this during his speech he is confident and calm because he feels that even though we will facing troubling times due to the attacks, God will be looking over us and he will help us fight through this evil so we can live each day in peace.
Came into affect October 26th 2001
Gives the government permission to look at personal files if you are considered a threat
Proposed during September 2001
Officially passed November 25th 2002
The countries main security systems united to make our country safer
Middle Eastern Poverty
They hate us because of the freedom - loving people we are.
Plausible but Flawed Theories
Radicalisation caused by the Afghan jihad.
A particular reading of Islamic texts.
Decline and stagnation in the middle east and the "humiliation" of the Islamic world.
The spread of communication technology.
Authoritarian middle east regimes helped incubate the militants.
The alienation of Muslim immigrants in the west.
U.S. foreign policies in the Middle east, in particular its support of Israel.
Bin Laden is an astute tactical leader and rational political actor fighting a deeply felt religious war against the west.
9/11 was the collateral damage of a clash within Islam.
The 9/11 attacks were the fruit of Bin Laden's flawed strategic reasoning.
The Most Credible Theories
Courtesy Of The Red, White, And Blue (The Angry American)
By: Toby Keith
Soon as we could see clearly
through our big black eye
man, we lit up your world
like the 4th of July
Hey Uncle Sam
Put your name at the top of his list
And the Statue of Liberty
Started shakin' her fist
And the Eagle will fly
Man, it's gunna be hell
When you hear Mother Freedom
Start ringin' her bell
And it feels like the whole wide world is raining down on you
Brought to you Courtesy Of The Red White And Blue
Once the wound was patched and we were able to come to together again, we retaliated to defend our freedom that was challenged.
We are represented by the Statue Of LIberty and even though times will be tough when we come together as a nation we will be strong and united under the flag.