September 11 Attacks Anniversary
In a major foreign policy speech on world affairs since the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., President Bush talked about efforts to… read more
In a major foreign policy speech on world affairs since the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., President Bush talked about efforts to combat global terrorism, the progress of the efforts to combat terrorism, recent disruptions of terrorist plots by al-Qaida operatives, and warned governments and agencies supporting terrorist groups to cease their activities. He also talked about operations in Iraq, relations with Muslim adherents, and the spread of Islamic fundamentalism.
His remarks on the war in Iraq and the threat posed by Islamic fundamentalism were subsequently depicted in the press a departure from previous rhetoric on the motivations of terrorist organizations.
The speech was delivered at a meeting of the National Endowment for Democracy held to mark the 4ht anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Additional speakers spoke about America’s role in the world, the need to spread democracy, and efforts to foster democratic institutions. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- George W. Bush U.S. President [R] United States
- C. Christopher Cox Chairman Securities and Exchange Commission
- Richard A. Gephardt Member National Endowment for Democracy->Board of Directors
- John "Vin" Vincent Weber U.S. Representative (Former) [R] Minnesota
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