War on Terrorism

The War on Terror is a term commonly applied to an international military campaign led by the United States and the United Kingdom with the support of other NATO as well as non-NATO countries. Originally, the campaign was waged against al-Qaeda and other militant organizations with the purpose of eliminating them. The phrase 'War on Terror' was first used by US President George W. Bush and other high-ranking US officials to denote a global military, political, legal and ideological struggle against organizations designated as terrorist and regimes that were accused of having a connection to them or providing them with support or were perceived, or presented as posing a threat to the US and its allies in general. It was typically used with a particular focus on militant Islamists and al-Qaeda. Although the term is not officially used by the administration of US President Barack Obama ...
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Jitendra Bai
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on Jun 21, 2014 , 03:43 am
Usha Rani - Life is cheap in India!
There is NO value of the life of an Indian in our country. After yesterday's terror attack in Chennai, today, militants fired at a group of civilians in Assam and 7 civilians were killed. In USA, or any other country, such terrorist attacks are more »
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