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US "war on terror" still rages on 17 years after 9/11

  • 11 Sep 2018

Almost 3,000 people were killed at New York's World Trade Centre, the deadliest attack on American soil.

The second tower of the World Trade Center explodes into flames after being hit by an airplane, New York September 11, 2001 with the Brooklyn Bridge in the foreground. ( Reuters )

Tuesday marks the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in the United States. 

Almost 3,000 people were killed at New York's World Trade Centre, the deadliest attack on American soil. 

As TRT World's Frank Ucciardo reports, the tragedy led to former President George W Bush leading his "War on Terror", something that's profoundly changed the landscape of the Arab world in particular.

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