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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

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2002 Edit

2003 Edit

  • January 3 to April 12 - anti-war groups across the world organized public protests against war with Iraq. About 36 million people across the globe took part in almost 3,000 protests.[16]
  • March 20 - the Iraq War begins. President George W. Bush refers to it as "the central front in the War on Terror".[17][18]

2004 Edit

2005 Edit

Notes Edit

  1. Combs, Cindy C.; Slann, Martin (2007) (in English). Encyclopedia of Terrorism. New York NY: Infobase Publishing. pp. 417-424. ISBN 0-8160-6277-3. 
  2. "Homeland Security: War on Terror Timeline". http://www.iwar.org.uk/homesec/resources/war-on-terror/timeline.pdf. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  3. The White House (October 7, 2001). "Presidential Address to the Nation". Press release. http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2001/10/print/20011007-8.html. 
  4. "War Casualties Pass 9/11 Death Toll". CBS News. September 22, 2006. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/09/22/terror/main2035427.shtml. Retrieved September 24, 2008. 
  5. Brzezinski, Zbigniew (25 March 2007). "Terrorized by 'War on Terror'". The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/23/AR2007032301613.html. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  6. Lines, Andy; Rock, Lucy (13 October 2001). "War On Terror: ANTHRAX ATTACK IN NEW YORK; NBC woman tests positive amid germ blitz fear.". The Free Library (The Mirror). http://www.thefreelibrary.com/War+On+Terror:+ANTHRAX+ATTACK+IN+NEW+YORK%3B+NBC+woman+tests+positive...-a079100393. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  7. Bowman, Karlyn (24 July 2008). "America and the War on Terror". American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. http://www.aei.org/docLib/20050805_terror0805.pdf. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  8. "NATO welcomes Russian offer to contribute to expanded anti-terror patrols in Mediterranean". Istanbul, Turkey: AP Worldstream. 28 June 2004. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P1-95932371.html. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  9. Whitmore, Brian (28 March 2004). "NATO faces challenges as it retools for the war on terror". Mons, Belgium: The Boston Globe. http://www.boston.com/news/world/europe/articles/2004/03/28/nato_faces_challenges_as_it_retools_for_the_war_on_terror/. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  10. Josar, David (27 September 2003). "Jones: EUCOM war role could increase". Stuttgart, Germany: Stars and Stripes. http://www.stripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=17734. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  11. Brookes, Peter. "Flashpoint: No bungle in the jungle". Armed Fources Journal. http://www.armedforcesjournal.com/2007/09/2926516. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  12. "Why side with Sakaashvili?". Oxford Analytica. 22 November 2008. http://www.oxan.com/worldnextweek/2008-11-20/WhysideWithSakaashvili.aspx. Retrieved 4 April 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 0892064528. http://www.amazon.com/America-World-Age-Terror-International/dp/0892064528. Retrieved 4 April 2010. 
  14. Wheeler, Kurtis; Stillings, Kris (2006). "In the Republic of Georgia: Cooperative engagement in the war on terror". Marine Corps Gazette. http://www.faqs.org/abstracts/Military-and-naval-science/In-the-Republic-of-Georgia-Cooperative-engagement-in-the-war-on-terror.html. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  15. "Intelligence Center offers MTTs on cultural awareness, intel topics". Infantry Magazine. May-June 2008. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. http://archive.is/YnJu. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  16. Callinicos, Alex (19 March 2005). "Anti-war protests do make a difference". Socialist Worker (1943). http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6067. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  17. Bush, George W. (9 September 2003). "A Central Front in the War on Terror, From the President's speech to the Nation". http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2003/09/20030909.html. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  18. Bush, George W. (21 August 2006). "Press Conference by the President; White House Conference Center Briefing Room". Washington DC, United States. http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2006/08/20060821.html. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  19. "Georgia Train and Equip program (GTEP)". GlobalSecurity. http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/gtep.htm. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  20. "GTEP Program Graduates Last Group of Georgian Soldiers". Embassy of the United States: Georgia. 24 April 2004. http://georgian.georgia.usembassy.gov/gtep.html. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  21. Cole, Juan (8 July 2005). ""The time of revenge has come"". Salon. http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2005/07/08/blowback/index.html. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  22. Croft, Stuart (2 October 2006). Culture, Crisis and America's War on Terror. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. pp. 232-234. ISBN 0521687330. http://www.amazon.com/Culture-Crisis-Americas-War-Terror/dp/0521687330. Retrieved 4 April 2010. 
  23. Wade, Marianne; Maljevic, Almir (18 November 2009). A War on Terror? (1 ed.). New York, NY: Springer. pp. 336. ISBN 0387892907. http://www.amazon.com/War-Terror-European-Changing-Implications/dp/0387892907. Retrieved 4 April 2010. 

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