A closer look at the day's most notable stories with the national's jonathon gatehouse: 'war on terror' sparked by 9/11 attack has cost tens of thousands of lives, trillions of dollars how. The basic feature of us foreign policy during the cold war was inclusiveness -- a willingness to embrace any country that opposed communism, whatever its type of government the united states contested the soviet system and held the line militarily, and its consistent and comprehensive approach eventually led to the soviet union's implosion.
After more than a decade of war in afghanistan and iraq, it may be tempting for the us to turn its attention elsewhere and scale back on counterterrorism efforts but [our] research indicates that the struggle is far from over we dare not drop our guard.
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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. Now, let’s take a moment to consider the ur-conflict of the war on terror, afghanistan, where the united states began battling the taliban in october 2001 america’s victory there came with. The world financial community is moving to starve the terrorists of their financial support 196 countries support the financial war on terror 142 countries have acted to freeze terrorist assets in the us alone, the assets of 153 known terrorists, terrorist organizations, and terrorist financial centers have been frozen and major terrorist. Seventeen years ago, osama bin laden’s terrorist minions, using hijacked passenger planes as weapons, killed 2,977 people in a single awful raid on the united states the al-qaeda attack.
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The war on terror cost more than $21 trillion here are details on what was spent each year, what happened, and its effect.