Liberty, Peace, Security and Truth

June 2003
Independent;2003, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p2
In its report, the U.S. State Department has announced that the number of terrorist incidents and deaths around the world has dropped to a twenty-year low, despite the September 11. 2001 terrorist attacks. However, terror incidents of terrorist group al Qaeda have increased with the U.S. intervention in the Middle East. The budget of the U.S. government has increased to $2.2 trillion for 2004, not including the costs of occupation/reconstruction in Iraq, with spending of $2.7 trillion on the military over the next six years, the largest increase in defense spending in a generation. As a result, under President George W. Bush's administration, the level of federal power has increased at twice the rate under former President Bill Clinton. United States


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