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Obama and McCain bury political rivalry to honor the deceased on 9/11 anniversary

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BBC has reported that two opponents of The US presidential elections, Barack Obama and John McCain will appear together on the anniversary of the 11 September 2001 attacks. “All of us came together on 9/11 – not as Democrats or Republicans – but as Americans,” the joint statement said.

The September 11 attacks (often referred to as 9/11) were a series of coordinated suicide attacks supposedly by al-Qaeda upon the United States on September 11, 2001. Hijacked planes were crashed into New York’s Twin Towers, the Pentagon in Washington and a field in Pennsylvania. These attacks have changed the world history. Where in wake of these attacks NATO council declared that the attacks on the United States were considered an attack on all NATO nations and, as such, satisfied Article 5 of the NATO charter

In the immediate aftermath of the attacks, the Bush administration declared a war on terrorism, with the defined goals of bringing Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda to justice and preventing the emergence of other terrorist networks. These goals were not only accomplished by means including economic and military sanctions against states perceived as harboring terrorists and increasing global surveillance and intelligence sharing. As part of operation of the U.S. Global War on Terrorism, was the overthrow of the Taliban rule of Afghanistan by a U.S.-led coalition and Dofing Sadam Hussain Off.

In the days immediately following the attacks, many memorials and vigils were held around the world. This year Both presidential nominee candidates are taking part in the commemorations in Ground Zero -New York at the site of two of the attacks collapsing Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.

The two candidates are appearing as Americans putting aside politics to honour the memory of the nearly 3,000 deceased and their families. Both have agreed not to run television ads critical of each other on Thursday. On anniversary of 9/11 Mr McCain and Mr Obama will be together first time since they were formally nominated as presidential candidates by their parties to renew that unity, to honor the memory of each and every American who died and to grieve with the families and friends who lost loved ones.

Accros the globe this event has been commemorated to show sympathies towards the families of deceased Americans.

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Rubab Saleem is Editor of Pakistan Times
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  1. ****(Please don’t approve the above-sent comment, for it contains some grammatical errors. Approve the comment you are reading now, thank you)

    Well Rubab:
    I call up the Kashmir earthquake back in 2005. I remember that Parvez Musharraf, the then all-in-all of Pakistan, didn’t allow either of the popular leaders who were forced to live in an exile.

    Niether Nawaz Sharif could come to rescue his people nor could BB.

    See the size of the dictators…

    Had it been democracy in Pakistan at the ill-fated moment, who knows, both the leaders would have burried their political differences for the time being and joined hands to help their people rehabilitate…

    May Allah safeguard Pakistan from the Dictatorship in future, for the dictatorship is itself a catastrphe.

    If there was a dictatorship in the US at the moment, we could never see McCain and Obama together honoring the deceased of the 9/11.

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