12 October 2006
American Views of the
years ago, today, the
I will explore what has changed in the past five years including attitudes towards the “War on Terror,” perspectives from countries around the world, and changes in security measures (especially in airports) throughout the world. I will do this by analyzing secondary data, journal articles, and popular international media outlets that have followed trends and tracked these changes throughout the years.
The international implications of the World Trade Center attacks and the impact it had on foreign correspondence and international media authorizes this research as an important project that will enlighten readers to the changes in attitudes, security measures, and personal views of the United States and Middle East conflict.
extensive media coverage of the events on
Since 9/11, there have been extensive studies and a myriad of articles written about the Arab/ Muslim communities throughout the world, attitude shifts among Americans towards the “War on Terror”, the shifts in security in airports and across borders, and the promises of the Bush administration, to name a few. I will analyze the data collected throughout the years on these topics. In addition, I will evaluate and scrutinize articles written about these topics. I hope to find that the changes have been for the betterment of what I will call the “international community” and for all of those involved in this crisis.
My sources will include secondary data, journal articles, news broadcasts, newspaper articles, and other media pieces, from a variety of international media outlets including BBC, CNN, Al Jezeera, and CNews.
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