Originally Posted by mimartin
Disagree, their intentions were
1. To show we were vulnerable.
2. To make us violate our own principles in the name of security
3. To get our troops over there so that they were easier to kill.
Yes, the attacked did bring America and most of the world together for a short period of time. Today we are more divided than ever.
My mistake, I should have worded my post better.
What I meant was....by demoralizing us, it would have shown that they could literally assault any major landmark in the world (showing we're vulnerable) even though now it is almost impossible.
And what do you mean we are more divided than ever? Racism? Prejudice towards other religions and/or atheists? Age vs. youth?