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The War on Terror Quotes

They Said It

“That’s the way it is, Thursday, June 12, 1980, the 222nd day of captivity for the hostages in Iran. This is Walter Cronkite, CBS News. Good night.”

- Walter Cronkite, 198019

“Terrorism against our nation will not stand.”

- President George W. Bush, 200120

“We will not rest until we stop all terrorists of global reach. And for every nation that harbors or supports terrorists, there will be a day of reckoning.”

- President George W. Bush, 200121

“I watch CNN but I’m not sure I can tell you

The difference in Iraq and Iran”

- Country singer Alan Jackson, 200122

“If inciting people to do that [9/11] is terrorism, and if killing those who kill our sons is terrorism, then let history be witness that we are terrorists. . . .The towers are an economic power and not a children’s school. Those that were there are men that supported the biggest economic power in the world. . . .We will do as they do. If they kill our women and our innocent people, we will kill their women and their innocent people until they stop.”

- Osama Bin Laden, 200123

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