The Independent reports:
Former president George W Bush recalled images of chaos and death rejoined by stories of service and kindness in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks during a memorial service in Pennsylvania, surrounded by families of the 40 passengers and crew members who wrestled control of a plane to avoid untold destruction 20 years ago.
He said that the years that followed revealed that “dangers can come not only across borders but from violence that gathers within.”
“There is little cultural overlap between violent extremists abroad and those at home,” he said. “In their disdain for pluralism, in their disregard for human life, in their determination to befoul national symbols, they are children of the same foul spirit. It is our continuing duty to confront them.”
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George W. Bush uses his speech to underscore the threat posed by domestic extremists: “They are children of the same foul spirit, and it is our continuing duty to confront them…” pic.twitter.com/dQyQthZrGH
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Former Pres. George Bush: “There is little cultural overlap between violent extremists abroad and those at home. In their disdain, in their disregard for human life…they are children of the same foul spirit” pic.twitter.com/40OWhJ4lXD
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