The Impact Of America's War On Terror

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Over the past century, the United States has been involved in numerous wars that have left individuals with conflicting beliefs regarding Americas war on terror. Some issues that are in support of America continuing its war on terror includes defending democracy, stimulating the economy by creating jobs, helping the manufacturing industry to thrive, allows America to make international allies, prevents future threats and attacks, and aids in technological advancement in military weapons and security. According to Face the Facts USA, “The number of guns manufactured each year in the U.S. grew from 2.9 million in 2001 to nearly 5.5 million in 2010, which was one of the highest volume year.” During times of war, the demand for guns increase tremendously since most individuals feel the need to protect themselves …show more content…
According to Brown University’s research on the costs of war, “At least 970,000 veterans have some degree of officially recognized disability as a result of the wars. Many more live with physical and emotional scars despite lack of disability status.” Due to many American soldiers returning home injured, it often forces their family to provide attentive care for them which can lead to problems in their lives. Some values that are against America continuing its war on terror include security, economic power, and responsibility. The common value found for both sides of this issue regarding America continuing its war on terror is security, whether it is knowing that their lives and rights are protected domestically or protecting the lives of those fighting in the war

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