Ward Churchill Response
Ward Churchill’s perspective on the September 11, attack in 2001 is very intriguing because he states that the United States had done the same damage in other countries specifying Iraq mostly, therefore deserved what the terrorist had planned which was bomb the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. In his article he states that there was 500,000 iraqi children whom the United States army supposedly murdered intentionally which he has no proof of, so it completely contradicts his point of us murdering innocent people. The article states that the American public basically ignored all the suffering that was going on in Iraq, as “...brownskinned fiveyear olds sat shivering in the dark, wide eyed in horror, whimpering as they expired in the most agonizing ways imaginable” and no one seemed to care or tried to help in his eyes. As a matter of fact we never were in
The way he goes about saying that the US army knew what they were doing as they attacked Iraq or other countries is some what conveying , he says “it is done with full knowledge that there is going to be civilians.” He makes very valid points but they are not true, as for the terrorist who were involved, they were not from iraq, in all actuality there was 19 hijackers and 15 out of them were from Saudi Arabia and the others were from Egypt and Lebanon. “The men who flew the missions against the WTC and Pentagon were not cowards,” states Churchill, he goes onto to saying that they were only reacting to their attacks the US made through an
“undefended airspace in Baghdad” who bombed innocent civilians, and while such disgrace was occurring all the “men and women” of the US did absolutely nothing about the case and basically all thought there was nothing to be done about such case since it was not their problem. He continues by saying that the 9/11 terrorist were actually courages young men who ...
Citations: “Some People Push Back”, Ward Churchill’s Article
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