“The war on terror is more than a military conflict — it is the decisive ideological struggle of the 21st century. And we’re only in its opening stages […] It is the decisive ideological struggle of the 21st Century. And this is only the beginning.” The President reiterated: “We will stay. We will fight. And we will win in Iraq.”
President Bush, September 7th, 2006

What can be said that hasn’t already been written, on this blog and millions of others, all of us mourning the massacre that happened on this day, 5 years ago.

We pray that it’ll never happen again. And, collectively, we must do whatever it takes to defend against it; taking serious actions to prevent attacks, on our soil and elsewhere.

The fight against global terrorism is something that should unite all of us, those who live in freedom and believe in democracy, around the world. Unfortunately, competing interests and partisan politics usually prevents unification — until terror strikes at the door.

For one day, if only for one minute, may we all agree that the thousands of lives lost on September 11, 2001 shall remain one of the greatest tragedies — and greatest crimes — in our modern history. Never forget. Semper Vigilo.

God bless America!