Timeline of the War on Terror

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The War on Terror is the campaign launched by the United States of America in response to the September 11 attacks against organizations designated with terrorism.[1][2] The campaign, whose stated objective was eliminating international terrorism, began in 2001.[3] The following is a timeline of events linked to the War on Terror.

2001[edit]

Twin towers of the World Trade Center burning on September 11, 2001.

2002[edit]

2003[edit]

Emergency vehicles at Russell Square after the 7 July 2005 London bombings.

2004[edit]

2005[edit]

2007[edit]

2009[edit]

2011[edit]

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  1. ^ Combs, Cindy C.; Slann, Martin (2007). Encyclopedia of Terrorism. New York NY: Infobase Publishing. pp. 417–424. ISBN 0-8160-6277-3. 
  2. ^ "Homeland Security: War on Terror Timeline". Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Presidential Address to the Nation" (Press release). The White House. October 7, 2001. 
  4. ^ "War Casualties Pass 9/11 Death Toll". CBS News. September 22, 2006. Retrieved September 24, 2008. 
  5. ^ Brzezinski, Zbigniew (March 25, 2007). "Terrorized by 'War on Terror'". The Washington Post. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  6. ^ Lines, Andy; Rock, Lucy (October 13, 2001). "War On Terror: ANTHRAX ATTACK IN NEW YORK; NBC woman tests positive amid germ blitz fear.". The Free Library (The Mirror). Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  7. ^ Bowman, Karlyn (July 24, 2008). "America and the War on Terror". American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  8. ^ "NATO welcomes Russian offer to contribute to expanded anti-terror patrols in Mediterranean". Istanbul, Turkey: AP Worldstream. June 28, 2004. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  9. ^ Whitmore, Brian (March 28, 2004). "NATO faces challenges as it retools for the war on terror". The Boston Globe (Mons, Belgium). Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  10. ^ Josar, David (September 27, 2003). "Jones: EUCOM war role could increase". Stuttgart, Germany: Stars and Stripes. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  11. ^ Brookes, Peter. "Flashpoint: No bungle in the jungle". Armed Fources Journal. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Why side with Sakaashvili?". Oxford Analytica. November 22, 2008. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  13. ^ Benjamin, Daniel (April 2005). "2". America and the World in the Age of Terror (1 ed.). Center for Strategic & International Studies. pp. 37–46. ISBN 0-89206-452-8. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  14. ^ Wheeler, Kurtis; Stillings, Kris (2006). "In the Republic of Georgia: Cooperative engagement in the war on terror". Marine Corps Gazette. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  15. ^ "Intelligence Center offers MTTs on cultural awareness, intel topics". Infantry Magazine. May–June 2008. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  16. ^ Callinicos, Alex (March 19, 2005). "Anti-war protests do make a difference". Socialist Worker (1943). Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  17. ^ Bush, George W. (September 9, 2003). "A Central Front in the War on Terror, From the President's speech to the Nation". Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  18. ^ Bush, George W. (August 21, 2006). "Press Conference by the President; White House Conference Center Briefing Room". Washington DC, United States. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  19. ^ "Saddam Captured 'Like a Rat' in Raid – Fox News". Fox News. October 21, 2011. 
  20. ^ The CIA's Silent War in Pakistan, TIME, June 1, 2009
  21. ^ Cole, Juan (July 8, 2005). "The time of revenge has come". Salon. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  22. ^ Croft, Stuart (October 2, 2006). Culture, Crisis and America's War on Terror. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. pp. 232–234. ISBN 0-521-68733-0. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  23. ^ Wade, Marianne; Maljevic, Almir (November 18, 2009). A War on Terror? (1 ed.). New York, NY: Springer. p. 336. ISBN 0-387-89290-7. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  24. ^ "Operation Enduring Freedom – Trans Sahara (OEF-TS)". GlobalSecurity.org. Retrieved February 6, 2007. 
  25. ^ Foon Rhee, "Cheney blasts Obama on Christmas Day plane scare", Boston Globe, 30 December 2009.
  26. ^ Toby Harnden, "Barack Obama adviser rejects 'global war on terror'", Telegraph, 7 August 2009.
  27. ^ "Osama Bin Laden Death Prompts Networks to Break Into Programming". The Hollywood Reporter. May 1, 2011. 

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