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Six days after the attack on the World Trade Centre, President George W. Bush declared that the capture of Osama bin Laden was his prime objective. “I want justice,” he said. “There’s an old poster out west that I recall that said ‘wanted dead or alive’”. He also said that the purpose of going to war was to “smoke him out.”

The US and Britain then unleashed their bombs over Afghanistan, killing far more innocent…

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