War on Terrorism

War on Terrorism
a) An ongoing campaign by the United States (and some of its allies) the stated aim of which is to counter international terrorism, but especially to counter al-Qaeda and other militant Muslim groups.
b) The common term for the military, political, legal and ideological conflict against Islamic terrorism, and specifically used in reference to operations by the United States, in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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  • War on Terrorism — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=War on Terrorism caption=U.S. Soldiers boarding a CH 47 Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan during Operation Anaconda in the Shahi Kot Valley and Arma Mountains southeast of Zormat. date=October 7 2001cite web… …   Wikipedia

  • War on Terrorism casualties — War on Terrorism casualties: Casualties of United States and campaign allies KilledMilitary and para military casualties onlyAfghanistan and Iraq fronts*United States: 4,774 killed, 1 POW/MIA, 11 ex POW/MIA [http://icasualties.org/oif/ Iraq… …   Wikipedia

  • War on Terrorism (historical) — The phrase War on Terrorism was first widely used by the Western press to refer to the attempts by Russian and European governments, and eventually the U.S. government, to stop attacks by anarchists against international political leaders. (See,… …   Wikipedia

  • war against terrorism — line of action intended to defeat terrorism, an attempt to prevent acts of terrorism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • War on Terrorism in Pakistan — The Saudi born Zayn al Abidn Muhammed Hasayn Abu Zubaydah was arrested by Pakistani officials during a series of joint U.S. and Pakistan raids during the week of March 23, 2002. During the raid the suspect was shot three times while trying to… …   Wikipedia

  • War on Terrorism — ➡ Fahrenheit 9/11 * * * …   Universalium

  • Criticism of the War on Terrorism — (also named the War on Terror) addresses the issues, morals, ethics, efficiency, economics, and other questions surrounding the War on Terrorism. Arguments are also made against the phrase itself, calling it a misnomer.The notion of a war against …   Wikipedia

  • Iraq War and U.S. Global War on Terrorism — President Bush has consistently referred to the Iraq war as the central front in the War on Terror , and has argued that if the U.S. pulls out of Iraq, terrorists will follow us here. [ [http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/09/20030909.htm… …   Wikipedia

  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal — Infobox Military Award name=Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal caption=The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal awarded by=United States type=campaign medal eligibility=2001 to be determined for=overseas direct service to the War… …   Wikipedia

  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal — Infobox Military Award name=Global War on Terrorism Service Medal caption=The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal awarded by=United States type=Service medal eligibility= for= Direct support in service to the Global War on Terrorism. campaign=… …   Wikipedia

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