The War on Terror is the campaign launched by the United States of America in response to the September 11 attacks against organizations designated with terrorism.[1][2] The campaign, whose stated objective was eliminating international terrorism, began in 2001.[3] The following is a timeline of events linked to the War on Terror. Template:Expand list

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Twin towers of the World Trade Center burning on September 11, 2001.

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Emergency vehicles at Russell Square after the 7 July 2005 London bombings.

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  1. Combs, Cindy C.; Slann, Martin (2007). Encyclopedia of Terrorism. New York NY: Infobase Publishing. pp. 417–424. ISBN 0-8160-6277-3. 
  2. "Homeland Security: War on Terror Timeline". http://www.iwar.org.uk/homesec/resources/war-on-terror/timeline.pdf. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  3. "Presidential Address to the Nation" (Press release). The White House. October 7, 2001. http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2001/10/print/20011007-8.html. 
  4. "War Casualties Pass 9/11 Death Toll". CBS News. September 22, 2006. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/09/22/terror/main2035427.shtml. Retrieved September 24, 2008. 
  5. Brzezinski, Zbigniew (March 25, 2007). "Terrorized by 'War on Terror'". The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/23/AR2007032301613.html. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  6. Lines, Andy; Rock, Lucy (October 13, 2001). "War On Terror: ANTHRAX ATTACK IN NEW YORK; NBC woman tests positive amid germ blitz fear.". The Free Library (The Mirror). http://www.thefreelibrary.com/War+On+Terror:+ANTHRAX+ATTACK+IN+NEW+YORK%3B+NBC+woman+tests+positive...-a079100393. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  7. Bowman, Karlyn (July 24, 2008). "America and the War on Terror". American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. http://www.aei.org/docLib/20050805_terror0805.pdf. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  8. "NATO welcomes Russian offer to contribute to expanded anti-terror patrols in Mediterranean". Istanbul, Turkey: AP Worldstream. June 28, 2004. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P1-95932371.html. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  9. Whitmore, Brian (March 28, 2004). "NATO faces challenges as it retools for the war on terror". The Boston Globe (Mons, Belgium). http://www.boston.com/news/world/europe/articles/2004/03/28/nato_faces_challenges_as_it_retools_for_the_war_on_terror/. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  10. Josar, David (September 27, 2003). "Jones: EUCOM war role could increase". Stuttgart, Germany: Stars and Stripes. http://www.stripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=17734. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  11. Brookes, Peter. "Flashpoint: No bungle in the jungle". Armed Fources Journal. http://www.armedforcesjournal.com/2007/09/2926516. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  12. "Why side with Sakaashvili?". Oxford Analytica. November 22, 2008. http://www.oxan.com/worldnextweek/2008-11-20/WhysideWithSakaashvili.aspx. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  13. Benjamin, Daniel (April 2005). "2". America and the World in the Age of Terror (1 ed.). Center for Strategic & International Studies. pp. 37–46. ISBN 0-89206-452-8. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0892064528. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  14. Wheeler, Kurtis; Stillings, Kris (2006). "In the Republic of Georgia: Cooperative engagement in the war on terror". Marine Corps Gazette. http://www.faqs.org/abstracts/Military-and-naval-science/In-the-Republic-of-Georgia-Cooperative-engagement-in-the-war-on-terror.html. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  15. "Intelligence Center offers MTTs on cultural awareness, intel topics". Infantry Magazine. May–June 2008. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0IAV/is_3_97/ai_n27966901/. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  16. Callinicos, Alex (March 19, 2005). "Anti-war protests do make a difference". Socialist Worker (1943). http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6067. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  17. Bush, George W. (September 9, 2003). "A Central Front in the War on Terror, From the President's speech to the Nation". http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2003/09/20030909.html. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  18. Bush, George W. (August 21, 2006). "Press Conference by the President; White House Conference Center Briefing Room". Washington DC, United States. http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2006/08/20060821.html. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  19. "Saddam Captured 'Like a Rat' in Raid – Fox News". Fox News. October 21, 2011. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,105706,00.html. 
  20. The CIA's Silent War in Pakistan, TIME, June 1, 2009
  21. Cole, Juan (July 8, 2005). "The time of revenge has come". Salon. http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2005/07/08/blowback/index.html. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  22. Croft, Stuart (October 2, 2006). Culture, Crisis and America's War on Terror. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. pp. 232–234. ISBN 0-521-68733-0. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0521687330. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  23. Wade, Marianne; Maljevic, Almir (November 18, 2009). A War on Terror? (1 ed.). New York, NY: Springer. pp. 336. ISBN 0-387-89290-7. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0387892907. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  24. "Operation Enduring Freedom – Trans Sahara (OEF-TS)". GlobalSecurity.org. http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/oef-ts.htm. Retrieved February 6, 2007. 
  25. "Osama Bin Laden Death Prompts Networks to Break Into Programming". The Hollywood Reporter. May 1, 2011. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/osama-bin-laden-death-prompts-183967. 

December 15. War in Iraq is officially over.

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