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  2. War on Terror - Wikipedia

    The War on Terror, also known as the Global War on Terrorism, is an international military campaign that was launched by the United States government after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States.

  3. War on Terror: Facts, Costs, Timeline - The Balance

    The War on Terror is a military campaign launched by the Bush administration in response to the al-Qaida 9/11 terrorist attacks.The War on Terror includes the ...

  4. "War on Terrorism"

    After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Bush administration declared a worldwide "war on terror," involving open and covert military operations, new security legislation, efforts to block the financing of terrorism, and more.

  5. Terrorism Before and During the War on Terror: A Look at the ...

    The graphics hint at meaningful differences in terrorist attacks since 9/11, when the “Global War on Terror” began, and the years preceding it. And in fact, our models uncovered meaningful distinctions between the eras.

  6. Terrorism as War | Hoover Institution

    Parag Khanna on No End to War: Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century by Walter Laqueur

  7. Terrorism and the War with Iraq - Brookings

    The impending war with Iraq greatly raises the risk of a terrorist attack against the U.S. homeland, American interests overseas, or U.S. allies. When Saddam Husayn sees war as unavoidable, he may ...

  8. War on Terror — Global Issues

    This part of the web site looks at the terrorist attacks in the U.S.A. that destroyed the World Trade Center and a part of the Pentagon.

  9. 14.5 War and Terrorism | Sociology: Understanding and ...

    War and terrorism are both forms of armed conflict that aim to defeat an opponent. Although war and terrorism have been part of the human experience for thousands of years, their manifestation in the contemporary era is particularly frightening, thanks to evermore powerful weapons, including nuclear arms, that threaten human existence.

  10. Iraq War and the War on Terror - Wikipedia

    President of the United States George W. Bush consistently referred to the Iraq War as "the central front in the War on Terror", and argued that if the U.S. pulled out of Iraq, "terrorists will follow us here."

  11. war on terrorism | Summary & Facts |

    War on terrorism, term used to describe the American-led global counterterrorism campaign launched in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The successes of the first years of the war on terrorism included the arrest of hundreds of terrorist suspects around the world, the ...