Terrorism

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  • Terrorism

    1. 1. CAUTION!! THIS POWERPOINT CONTAINS SOME GRUESOME PICTURES
    2. 2. Terrorism Crime committed to create fear and terror
    3. 3. On Nov. 21, 2001, 72 days after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Bush directed Rumsfeld to begin planning for war with Iraq. Previously reported that Bush directed the Pentagon to begin considering options for an invasion of Iraq immediately after the Sept. 11 attacks.
    4. 4. • March 20, 2003 ,the military invasion of Iraq began. The 2003 invasion of Iraq, led by US army General Tommy Franks, began under the codename "Operation Iraqi Liberation", later renamed "Operation Iraqi Freedom"
    5. 5. Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, safely out of office, confessed in his memoir, "Everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil." He elaborated in an interview with The Washington Post's Bob Woodward, "If Saddam Hussein had been head of Iraq and there was no oil under those sands, our response to him would not have been as strong as it was in the first Gulf War."
    6. 6. November 2004 • United Nations Security Council reports described terrorism as an act to bodily harm people or kill them just to intimidate a population. • Terrorist also may attack high end levels of power just to show they have power and are in control to obtain what they want.
    7. 7. Victims Of The War
    8. 8. • May 1, 2003: President Bush addresses the nation from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and declares the end of "major combat operations" in Iraq.
    9. 9. • A video 11 May, 2004- posted on an Islamic militant website shows the beheading of US hostage Nick Berg. • In the video the civilians captors among them Abu Musab alZarqawi say they are avenging the abuse of Iraqi
    10. 10. War generates Billions of dollars to Government contracted businesses allowing for the rich to get richer, the poorer to suffer Others feel that this war has become a raquettier for big business to get bigger and small businesses to stay small
    11. 11. • November, 2006- Many Iraqis celebrate as Saddam Hussein is convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to death by hanging.
    12. 12. On December 30, 2006 Saddam Hussein was hanged
    13. 13. Thousands of families have loved ones fighting overseas, some will never see their husband, wife, son, or daughter again. Thousands more become wounded or develop psychological illnesses that go Untreated. Lives torn apart for a war that only can be speculated on.

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