Is the Use of Unmanned Drones (Predators) Ethical? Pro Argument BCOM/275 December 21, 2012 When asked are unmanned drones such as the predator ethical, one may have mixed emotions. Reviewing the number of casualties of the United States and Coalitions since the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001, one would find they number 3,238 in Afghanistan and 4,802 in Iraq, totaling 8,042 casualties of war as of December 21, 2012. In addition to these casualties, there have been 18,154 wounded in Afghanistan and 32, 220 wounded in Iraq, bringing the total wounded in just these two places to 50,364. Do the math, that makes 58,406 wounded or killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since September 11, 2001 (Cable News Network, 2012).
The planes themselves went through their own revolution fortified cockpits, and first-class cabin curtains were introduced, an upgrade in the pilot area had been a promotion to ‘Federal Flight Deck Officer’ which allowed them to carry a loaded gun as well act as a federal officer on the plane.A Sept. 11 fee was tacked to each passengers ticket with the TSA causing them to raise 15 billion over the period of 9 years. The Patriot Act, being the most recognizable legislation relating to 9/11, had over 130 pieces of 9/11 introduced the 107th congress in the year after the attacks were made, 48 bills and resolutions were approved into law. Along with the two acts granted in airports, they then included the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act, which had the State Department and Immigration to share visa and data with each other, after years it brought the release of the Post-9/11 G.I, Bill, giving educational funding to soldiers along with the James Zadorga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, which provided 2.4 billion for the health of people who worked in Ground Zero at the time of the attacks. Anti-Islamic
Moreover, to smooth out the process of protection the citizens of the United States will also be discussed along with the effectiveness as of today. Public Need What was caused the need for the policy? In September 11, 2001, the World Trade Center, the pentagon, and other areas were severely attacked by vicious foreign terrorists known as the Al-Qaeda. These terrorists were Islamic who hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, while the third plane soared into the Pentagon just outside of Washington, D.C., along with the last plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania ("History.com," 2011).
Mr. Kinsley even gives credit to former President George W. Bush Jr. making a “huge increase in public sensitivity to anti-Muslim and anti-Arab prejudice”, a primary focus after the terrorist attacks. Although it took many years for the general population to accept Muslims into society again, it happened. A large contributor to the reintegration of Muslims was the airport securities transition from “racial profiling” spot checks to random spot checks. That being said, and it now being twelve years later, this article does not make for a strong, effective argument. If this were still occurring today, it would not only create a level of resentment within the Muslim-American community, but it would also create a higher level of distrust towards Americans within many different Middle Eastern countries.
They gave their final hugs and kisses to their husbands, wives and their children before heading to work. Within a few hours of waking, thousands of innocent Americans were brutally murdered in a hideous act of terrorism. This act of terror prompted our government officials to draft a law that would help protect us from terrorists. The month following the attack, this new law was drafted, considered and passed by the House and the Senate. This Act is named “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (USA PATRIOT ACT).
With the attacks on our nation on September 11, 2001 the effects have been felt and displayed all over the world. We are at war with Afghanistan and have been for just a little over 10 years. So why are we over there, what have we done, and when will our troops come home? On September 11, 2001 4 commercial airplanes were high-jacked two were flown into the world trade center, another flown into the pentagon, and one that was able to get taken over by passengers and crash landed into a field. During that day approximately 3000 people died according to the New York police and fire department.
The sheer scale of the attacks was unprecedented and provoked America’s ‘War on Terror’ in subsequent years. Never had the world witnessed audacious attacks on such iconic buildings such as the World Trade Center and suffered over 3000 deaths in one day. This was a warning to the world that Al Qaeda had created a totally new type of threat that had to be taken very seriously. Since this attack many more atrocities have occurred in Madrid and London. Measures have been taken in the UK such as the detention of terror suspects for a period longer than the usual 48 hours.
The attacks by Al Qaeda on September 11th were co-ordinated and calculated they hit the heart of capitalism and also the Pentagon another plane was ditched in a field in Pennsylvania which may have been heading for Washington D.C. almost three thousand people from many different countries were killed that day so the effects were felt world-wide. The response to this was the ongoing “War on Terror” with the deposition of the Taliban being the goal. Thirteen years later troops are still in Afghanistan and Iraq from both America and Britain although they are beginning to withdraw. Before the attacks of September 11th music had been used for protest there
Josh Wanninger Mrs.Hines Period 3 Persuasive essay Topic Why Should we end military operations overseas Over the past decade we have benn in war with terrorists. On 9/11 nineteen terrorists' in the Islamic group al-Queda hijacked 4 airliners and carried out suicide attacks against target in the United States. Two airliners went into the Twin Towers' in New York City, one hit the Pentagon in Washington, D.C, and the last one in a field in Pennslyvania. Over 3,000 people were killed in New York, and in Washington, including 400 police officers and firefighters. At 9 p.m president George W. Bush held a televised adress declaring the on terror and Osama Bin Laden the lead of al-Queda.
Last accident happened on February 18, 2010 when terrorist flew his airplane into IRS Building. C. Over the years number of terrorism acts grew to a large numbers. 3. United States government is trying to do something to stop domestic terrorism in U.S. A. State and local law enforcement are designing anti and counter terrorism programs.