Do you think 9/11 has changed the World?
- The post-9/11
- Why 9/11 has taken so much importance?
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the following question: Do you think 9/11 has changed the World? In the first part of the paper, the supposition of a new era which is believed to start from 9/11 until now will be examined. Different points of view will be contrasted, and the geopolitical ambitions of the United States will be analyzed in order to see if the war in Afghanistan, Iraq and the events which followed the attacks can be attributed to the 9/11 or to geopolitical reasons. In the second part, the comprehension of the fact that so much importance has been given to 9/11 will be dealt with. In fact, according to some people, in the United States and around the world, the World has been changing since 9/11 whereas there are more awful events as regards number of death and acts which can be found across the world. Elements which can explain the feeling that "9/11 has changed the world" will be also analyzed. These elements will be the importance of the Media, and the position of the United States as first power of the World. The term "New Terrorism" will also be examined in details with respect to its links with the 9/11 events.