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The War on Terror Images

Terrorist Attack

One of the hijacked planes moments before striking the second tower on September 11.

Hearing the News

President George W. Bush receives word of the 9/11 attacks while visiting Emma Booker Elementary School.

Anti-Americanism in Iran

Iranian students burn an American flag during the hostage crisis of 1980.

Historic Handshake

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, United States President Jimmy Carter, and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin shake hands after signing the Camp David Accords.

Historic Handshake II

Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, United States President Bill Clinton, and Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat shake hands after agreeing to the Oslo Accords in Washington, D.C.

Bin Laden meets Brzezinski?

Some believe this is US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden when Bin Laden was a mujahedeen fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan during the 1980s.

Out of Gas

The Arab embargo on oil following the Yom Kippur War led to gasoline shortages in the US.


Saddam Hussein shortly after he was found hiding in a cellar in December 2003.

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