How Quickly We Fbrget

Howard, John A.
November 2005
Officer Review Magazine;Nov2005, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p6
The article discusses how quickly people forget about disasters. After the shock and horror wore off, the September 11, 2001 attacks (9/11) tended to settle into history as a monstrous blitzkrieg which the U.S. survived. The chilling episode seems to have slipped down the memory hole without generating a national recognition of the dread new reality which fanatic Muslim terrorism has imposed on the United States and much of the rest of the world. The war which Muslim fanatics launched against the United States is not likely to subside in the foreseeable future. The U.S. has entered into a prolonged period of crisis and its citizens need to rise to that circumstance.


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