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The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 against the United States will be recorded as one of the most brutal violent events in American history. It is clear today, almost 4 years after the attacks took place, that the morning of September 11, 2001 changed the paradigm of American foreign and domestic policies. It was hard to imagine then, that such attacks would not only change the skyline of New York City; that is, that these attacks would alter, for years to come, the manner in which Americans regarded their government and the country’s domestic and foreign policies.

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The threat of terrorism in the united states: the emotional answer of a nation in war

Alejandro del Carmen        

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 against the United States will be recorded as one of the most brutal violent events in American history. It is clear today, almost 4 years after the attacks took place, that the morning of September 11, 2001 changed the paradigm of American foreign and domestic policies. It was hard to imagine then, that such attacks would not only change the skyline of New York City; that is, that these attacks would alter, for years to come, the manner in which Americans regarded their government and the country’s domestic and foreign policies.

For those of us that experienced the impact of the attacks of 9/11, it is clear that this period constituted a time of confusion coupled with feelings associated with vengeance. Images of the newly elected president—George W. Bush, declaring war against the enemies of the United States, were often portrayed by the national and local media groups. At the time, President Bush marked the beginning of what was to be known as the “Bush doctrine”; he stated, when referring to other nations, as standing “with us, or against us”. He added, when making a comment to a reporter regarding Osama Bin Laden, that he remembered a sign back home---“wanted dead or alive”.

Both of these instances clearly affirm that the sentiment in the United States was of vengeance against the enemies that had been responsible for the 9/11 attacks. Within a few days of the attacks, the United States launched a major operation against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. This operation was viewed, by nations around the world, as a direct response against the Taliban and Osama bin Laden’s Al Queda terrorist network; particularly, for their direct involvement in the planning and execution of the 9/11 attacks against the United States.

The response of the American public towards the 9/11 attacks was of disbelief and anger. These feelings were coupled with a revived sentiment of patriotism. The latter was clearly observed in neighborhoods throughout the country as Americans began to display, in their homes, cars, and places of employment, patriotic colors representative of the American flag. In addition, the media reinforced this patriotic sense by displaying events that supported the nation that the United States was united. Some of these events included a major hockey game where the players hugged one another after the game ended. Another event included members of the House and Senate of the United States, holding hands singing “God Bless America” at the footsteps of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

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why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
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biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
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Damian Reply
research.net
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sciencedirect big data base
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Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
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what does nano mean?
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nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
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characteristics of micro business
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Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
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there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
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Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
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NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
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Do you know which machine is used to that process?
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for screen printed electrodes ?
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of graphene you mean?
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in general
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Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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