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America Under Attack

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 08:16 AM
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There have been countless tragedies caused by man throughout history.   The sinking of the ship Titanic, the two World Wars, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and the Oklahoma City bombing were all terrible disasters.   However, none of these events have created as much hatred and anger in North America than the recent terrorist attack on the United States.

On September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked four planes, crashing two into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and the other into a field in western Pennsylvania.   Soon after this happened the president of the United States vowed to exact revenge on the individuals who committed this horrible act.   Despite the President’s promise, the U.S. should not use military force against the organization that orchestrated the attack because it would almost certainly be the start of a very big war and it would destroy many innocent people’s lives.

The United States is an extremely powerful country and it has already declared itself in the state of war.   President Bush addressed the American public telling them to prepare themselves for war.   The Pentagon has already issued deployment orders to Army units, in addition to the dozens of warplanes already ordered to go to the Persian Golf.   The United States also has an enormous influence over other countries, and has already begun to form “anti-terrorism” coalitions with many other countries, including Mexico, Spain and Pakistan.   These “anti-terrorism” are in effect alliances between countries.   Our country has also already declared its intention to help the United States in any way we can.   This has effectively committed us to fight with them in any war in which they might participate.   In the event of a war, all the countries in these alliances will be involved in the war, making it very large, very quickly.   As well, if the countries involved in this war were to choose to use nuclear weapons in combat, it is likely that it would mean the...


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