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What did President Bush's speech after 9/11/2001 say about the New World Order?

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wagner2006 | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted April 29, 2012 at 1:53 AM via web

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What did President Bush's speech after 9/11/2001 say about the New World Order?

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belarafon | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

Posted April 29, 2012 at 2:20 AM (Answer #1)

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President George W. Bush made two significant speeches in the aftermath of the 9/11/2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The first, delivered that day, made this statement on terrorism:

The search is underway for those who are behind these evil acts. I've directed the full resources for our intelligence and law enforcement communities to find those responsible and bring them to justice. We will make no distinction between the terrorists who committed these acts and those who harbor them.
(Bush, 9/11 Address to the Nation, cnn.com)

While not directly addressing the concept of a New World Order, Bush made it clear that the act of harboring terrorism was as bad -- or worse -- than actually committing the crime.

His later, and more famous speech, came on September 20, 2001:

Al-Qaida is to terror what the Mafia is to crime. But its goal is not making money. Its goal is remaking the world and imposing its radical beliefs on people everywhere.

The terrorists practice a fringe form of Islamic extremism that has been rejected by Muslim scholars and the vast majority of Muslim clerics; a fringe movement that perverts the peaceful teachings of Islam.
(Bush, 9/20 Address to the Nation, historyplace.com)

This second speech makes clear reference to both the stated Radical Islamist goal of reshaping the world in its own image, and what some have perceived as an attempt by the U.S. government to create its own NWO, starting with the Dept. of Homeland Security; this group enjoyed extraordinary leeway and can be thought of, in the NWO paradigm, as the first step towards an Orwellian State-controllled nation.

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