Essay about September 11: War Against Terrorism is Necessary

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September 11: War Against Terrorism is Necessary

On the fateful morning of September 11, 2001, few of us knew that the history of America, let alone our individual lives, was dramatically and permanently changing. As the day progressed, Americans, one by one, were dumbfounded at the events that had occurred. This is by no means the first terrorist attack in the history of the world. Nor will it be the last. Many cultures over time have been greatly wounded and even overcome by these fiendish terrorist attacks. Thankfully, the United States' history has not been heavily tarnished by these assaults - until now.

Since the days of the attack, many national and world leaders have come together to declare war on
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The callous deeds of terrorists are never novel occurrences. However, the tragic incidents in New York and Washington D.C. have played a profound role for the many involved and affected. It has been of particular significance to the semi-naive inhabitants of the United States. These most violent acts may have seemed somewhat foreign and unbelievable to many American citizens because, in the past, similar acts have been of little consequence in their everyday lives. Previous attacks have wreaked havoc in other, far-away countries, but never in their native land. Now that it has been introduced on American soil, international terrorism is truly a world-wide problem. Even if this most recent attack on the World Trade Centers is resolved completely and competently, the solutions and consequences will not have sufficient power to prevent all terrorism in the future. For terrorism could now appear anywhere and everywhere.

But, not all is lost. Individual battles can be won. One less terrorist is potentially one less attack on humanity. Many leaders throughout the world support President Bush in his plans to destroy the perpetrators of this attack and all they stand for. The majority of Americans polled throughout the past months claim to feel the same way. At present, the country's morale is high. The media has captured examples of this optimism, having shown people scattered throughout America, as well as

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