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3.27.08 National security photo opportunity national security team – themes take one more step o “more than acts of terror, acts of war” – Bush defining 9-11 as act of war…moves it over on the spectrum of violence o more definition of identity discussing who we are makes implicit statements about the enemy o This is an enemy that tries to hide, hides in safe harbors… New theme, will be developed extensively over the following weeks Foreshadows the “Bush Doctrine” o This enemy attacked not just our people but all freedom-loving people everywhere One attack against freedom loving people = attack against all freedom loving people Establishes freedom loving people as a single entity Similar to NATO, cold war alliances – attack one nato country, it’s the same as attacking all/any o It is not business as usual Fed. Gov. and all agencies are conducting business, but not business as usual. Heightened security level
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course COMM 001 taught by Professor Dauber during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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