September 11, 2001, and Operation Iraqi Freedom: We will destroy every enemy because we must

September 12, 2006 at 3:29 am (Europe, International community, Iraq, Middle East, Military, Russia, The United Nations, The United States, The West, US Government, War)

I wanted to write a post interweaving the events of September 11, 2001, the War on Terrorism, and Operation Iraqi Freedom together. There are many reasons why The United States were justified in going to war to overthrow Saddam Hussein’s regime. But I will here discuss how the events of September 11, 2001, reflect on and are reflected in The United States’ campaign against Saddam Hussein’s regime. Read the rest of this entry »

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Various thoughts on 9/11

September 12, 2006 at 1:37 am (Personal, The United States, The West)

Today is the fifth anniversary of the attack on September 11, 2001 on The United States. Although December 7 is considered to be the “Day of Infamy” (thanks to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s marvelous and moving rhetorical flourish on December 8, 1941), there can be no doubt that September 11, 2001, will forever be remembered as the true day of infamy in the minds of Americans for many generations to come. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Other September 11

September 12, 2006 at 12:37 am (Arabs, Blogs, Europe, History, Islam, Religion, The West, War)

“The Other September 11th” by Baron Bodissey of Gates of Vienna. Do read this post. (Thanks to “The Other 9/11: Back To 1683” by Michael van der Galien of Liberty and Justice.) Read the rest of this entry »

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9/11/2001 – the Genesis of “protein wisdom”

September 12, 2006 at 12:07 am (Blogs)

I did not know that the events of September 11, 2001, would start the blogging career of one of my favorite bloggers, Jeff Goldstein of protein wisdom. He is truly an intellectual juggernaut – and like the origin of that word, can crush his opponents under the wheels of his massive chariot of arguments, intellect, and excellent writing skills.

Do read his post, “Has it really been half a decade?”, wherein he recounts that day of infamy, how it changed him, and some of what he has realized since.

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