This morning I feel far removed from that day none of us will ever forget. Whereas the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 made the United States one with a world already at war for over two years, the attacks on New York and Washington on September 11, 2001 made the world one with the United States. And for a brief moment there an empathetic spirit of world-wide solidarity as the French newspaper Le Monde ran a headline, “We are all Americans now.” It is a shame it was so short-lived. Where is that solidarity now when the world needs it most?
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