Commentary: All Terrorism Is Global Just after Sept. 11, 2001, President Bush declared war on "every terrorist group of global reach." NPR Senior Analyst Daniel Schorr says that this policy was originally intended to guard against U.S. involvement in civil conflicts, but the reach of terrorism has expanded to the point where it no longer makes sense to categorize any terrorist attack as local.

Commentary: All Terrorism Is Global

Commentary: All Terrorism Is Global

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Just after Sept. 11, 2001, President Bush declared war on "every terrorist group of global reach." NPR Senior Analyst Daniel Schorr says that this policy was originally intended to guard against U.S. involvement in civil conflicts, but the reach of terrorism has expanded to the point where it no longer makes sense to categorize any terrorist attack as local.