What can be done to stop this growing war? ' "(Fallujah) After Fallujah, Barrett decided to start a group called the Muslim-Jewish-Christian Alliance for 9/11 Truth. In mid-2002, an 18-year-old from upstate New York named Dylan Avery discovered Paul Thompson 's timeline of terror. Like David Ray Griffin, Avery was impressed, and he soon became convinced that the government was not revealing the whole story of 9/11. Avery started working on the screenplay for a feature film about
The atomic bombing in Hiroshima is a historical, forever-reigning mystery to the Japanese. We can learn from our past by thinking before we make a decision that could impact the life of others and by helping each other in a time of need to come together. By thinking before we make a life-changing decision, we could save many future lives. For example, when America made the decision to drop a nuclear bomb on Japan, they had put no thought into how the power and devastation of the nuclear destruction would impact so many innocent lives, young and old. They had got so far ahead of themselves trying to protect innocent american citizens and their military that they didn't put time into thinking about japan.
America had lots of changes to make the attacks on September 11, 2001. Little did we know that this would affect the nation for years to come. Shortly after the attacks on 9/11 the Government acted very quickly. As stated in an article by Jaeshin Kim, “The Bush Administration launched the bombing of Afghanistan, and Congress passed the USA PATRIOT Act allowing law enforcement powers to detain foreign nationals or immigrants suspected of terrorism” (Kim 1). In situations as these, the President has no option but to quickly react, so he did.
Rhetorical Analysis The fear that was created from 9/11 was no doubt over whelming. Charles Krauthammer argues in this article that we as Americans created this fear ourselves. He goes onto add in this article that was published in the Washington Post on September 8, 2011 that we as Americans overreacted to 9/11. Throughout his article he presents a lot of research and then analyses what he finds. In the article Krauthammer is trying to convince Americans, the reader that we freaked out to 9/11.
Unfortunately the CIA had created the plans before Kennedy was in office, and they did not share all of the information with him and manipulated him into approving it. The blame for this failure lies with both Kennedy and the CIA. The motivation behind the invasion was the United States’ tremendous fear of communism. “I mean, now we look back on that and it can seem sort of ridiculous that we ever had a time when we thought the Communists were going to take over the world. But that is indeed what most Americans thought at the time” (Rasenberg 1).
The mission statement for the Department of Homeland Security was developed after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. It was immediately evident that our country was vulnerable to attacks from within and from outside of our borders. The White House acted quickly and within 11 days appointed Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Ridge, the first Director of Homeland Security in the White House (Homeland Security, 2015). Their mission statement is as follows: “The vision of homeland security is to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards” (Homeland Security, 2015). It is largely focused on federal preparations to deal with terrorism while trying to manage other duties including border security, customs and emergency management.
National security was put into excruciating doubt after 9/11. Americans had the feeling that nowhere was safe any longer. If the Nation’s major cities can be attacked, then where is a safe area was what too many Americans had running through their heads. President Bush had a response to this attack and it was Homeland Security. A terrorist attack on such a major scale was just something they could not wrap their heads around.
Giving detailed examples and unique points is something that I consider a strength of mine. In my paper “Reel Bad Arabs Reflection,” I wrote a paragraph describing how these horrible stereotypes derive from the news. I mentioned how the media had immediately assumed it was Muslim or Middle Eastern terrorists who had been the cause of the bombing in Oklahoma City; even though they couldn’t have been farther away from the truth. Additionally, I mentioned how Palestinians are often depicted as terrorists. To make my point clear, I stated, “If the United States had supported Palestine instead of Israel, you would never find the stereotypes in our films.” Furthermore, the organization of my papers is another one of my strengths.
The attacker can sometimes never be identified and a problem without an identity breeds panic and hysteria. 1. According to Richard Clarke, a former White House staffer in charge of counter-terrorism and cyber-security, a cyber-attack can cause a catastrophic breakdown within 15 minutes only. 2. According to Mike McConnell, a former spy chief, the Cyberwar has already started and the world is losing it.
The effects of 911 attack on twin towers was huge to Americans and the world. The short term effects would be sadness and shocks felt by the Americans and the destruction of the tower. It led to the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. Both of these effects led to the rising hated between Middle east and USA. The terrorist group Al-Qaeda, which claimed the responsibility of the attack on Twin Towers was formed at a meeting gathered by Osama Bin Laden in August 1988 They claimed to protect their own country or kingdom when American forces arrived in Saudi Arabia to prepare for the first gulf war.
It will examine how the current constraints play a role in homeland defense and defense overseas, the tensions between competing interests of homeland security and international support. Finally, how the U.S. can best balance their requirements against the limited fiscal constraints. How We Protect the Homeland Until the terrorist acts of September 11, the U.S. military focused their efforts overseas to fight and win wars; we have since changed the way we do business. The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) emphasizes the Department’s first defense strategy to protect the nation. The Department of Defense (DOD) will deter and defeat attacks on the United States and to support civil authorities in potential attacks and natural disasters.” Non-state actors attempt to attack the U.S. and recruit U.S. citizens to participate in attacks against our homeland without warning.
Additionally, defense was focused on by the government after 9-1. Once 9-11 happened the FBI director decided he needed to do something to try to prevent a terrorist attack this major. The director changed their main focus. The new main focus was counterterrorism. With counterterrorism being their main focus the congress funded this area greatly.
This has been one of the most tragic wars up to date. Some follow the happenings of this war, but do the people really know what 's going on? The Iraq war was a crime, George W. bush and Donald Rumsfeld lied to the united nations and the rest of the world for many years and the media. For example, Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction and he nothing to do with Al-Qaeda. Though the Bush government told the media false information for cover-ups to protect himself in the corrupt acts that were happening during the war.
The terrorist attacks on September 11 2001 were a sad day for our nation, yet it showed the vulnerabilities in the Americans emergency management system. President Jimmy Carter made a good effort with the creation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), but as 9/11 proved FEMA was not equipped to management terrorist threats. The nation needed something fay beyond what FEMA could offer, which lead to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Historically, major disasters have always prompt change in the American culture take for example the attack on Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor enhanced Americans drive towards technology and Science.