9/11

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14 September 2011 by Geert Jan Knoops

Just moments after the September 11 attacks President George W. Bush firmly held the view, as we can read in his memoirs Decision Points, that these attacks were to be seen as “a declaration of war” against the United States. The former president also described his own opinion, which was shared by many citizens of the US, namely: “We were going to find out who did this, and kick their ass.”