Terrorism : Terrorism And Terrorism

1279 Words May 10th, 2015 6 Pages
In the United States of America a word that startles many people is, terrorism. This word brings images to people’s minds that will haunt them forever. There has been a lot of terrorism throughout history, but most of it is domestic terrorism and not destructive terrorism that is brought from outside forces. 9/11 is an example of destructive terrorism. It not only caused chaos amongst those who were affected, but also caused disruption of the government. We could see a rise in legislation that was brought to the table to combat terrorism hoping to eliminate the confusion. During this time we witnessed a long list of malicious, contradictory legislation that came directly after the attack as the government came together to try and fix the situation. The government did a good job at hiding the distress that the country was going through, but they failed to uphold the policies that the country needed during this time. The branches of government try and face terrorism with ways that are not efficiently put together. We should always observe the actions that the government takes to witness the contradictory efforts to fight terrorism. After the 9/11 attacks President Bush made a claim that the United States of America was in trouble and could possibly encounter a new form of terrorism. Bush said “serving legal papers” wasn’t enough and that the War on Terrorism needed something new to combat proto-terrorism organizations. After his moving speech you would have thought that we…
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