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War on Terrorism, 2001-2009

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Topical headingWar on Terrorism, 2001-2009
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Variant(s)Global Struggle Against Violent Extremism, 2001-2009
Global War on Terror, 2001-2009
GWOT, 2001-2009 (War on Terrorism)
Terror War, 2001-2009
Terrorism War, 2001-2009
War against Terrorism, 2001-2009
War on Terror, 2001-2009
See alsoMilitary history, Modern--21st century
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United States--Foreign relations--21st century
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United States--History, Military--21st century
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World politics--21st century
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Afghan War, 2001-2021
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Iraq War, 2003-2011
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Operation Enduring Freedom, 2001-
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Scope noteHere are entered works on the events, metaphorically referred to as a "war," consisting of military operations, diplomatic activities, and other counterterrorist measures undertaken by the United States during the period from September 11, 2001 to the end of the administration of George W. Bush. Works on government antiterrorist measures and activities during earlier or later periods are entered under Terrorism--Prevention.
Found inNew York Times on the Web, Oct. 31, 2001 (war on terrorism; war against terrorism; terror war)
Washington Post Web site, Oct. 31, 2001 (war on terrorism; war against terrorism; war on terror)
The WIRE (news Web site of the Associated Press), Oct. 31, 2001 (war on terrorism)
U.S. Congress. House Cmte. on Rules. Providing for consideration of H.R. 4939. Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Hurricane Recovery, 2006.
The global struggle against a consistent message, via Think Progress news site, Aug. 4, 2005 (New York Times reported that the Bush administration would stop referring to the: global war on terror (GWOT) and start talking abut the: global struggle against violent extremism (GSAVE))
Wikipedia, Nov. 24, 2009 ("US President Barack Obama has rarely used the term ... It is likely that the phrase will fall into disuse, as one referring to concepts and strategies of his predecessor.")
AC360 Blog (CNN), Nov. 24, 2009 (Mar. 30, 2009: "Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday the Obama administration has made a conscious choice to stop using the phrase 'Global War on Terrorism.' The phrase, which has alienated the Muslim world, was coined by the Bush administration in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. 'The Administration has stopped using the phrase, and I think that speaks for itself, obviously.'")