The world has changed as a result of these attacks 5 years ago today. Pre-9/11 we viewed the world’s problems as only something we had to deal with should we travel to a dangerous country. Post-9/11 we are constantly nervous that once again our home might be that dangerous country. A whole country going through Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder…. Yikes!
US President George W Bush has laid a wreath at Ground Zero, the site of New York’s Twin Towers, to mark the fifth anniversary of the 11 September attack.
Al-Qaida warned in a video aired on the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks that U.S. allies Israel and the Gulf Arab states would be its next target in a campaign that would seal the West’s economic doom.
We asked readers tell how their lives were changed by Sept. 11 and its aftermath. Here, in their own words, are some of their stories.