posted on May, 3 2011 @ 11:30 PM
I know that there truly are terrorists, and that every country does have to have a certain amount of security when dealing with it.
However, growing up the only real act of terrorism I had heard of before 9/11 was the Oklahoma City Bombing, which wasn't even from a terror group
like Al-Queda, but by a home grown terrorist. If the war on terrorism is so all encompassing and so important, why did our governments decide that now
should be the time to act(via 9/11/01)?
If terrorism has been such a threat to our nation's growth, then why let it run around free for a decade or two or three without any sort of
I ask why is it so important now? But I know military strategy, when you see an opening that will benefit you, you take it. If the consequences
become questioned, you create a scapegoat or rationalize with those seeking answers.
Not so much importance on this thread. I've just thought about this since 9/11 (even being 11 at the time it seemed questionable, especially
declaring war 3 days later with the approval of congress) and with the recent fiasco about Osama Bin Laden, I felt I would bring these points up.