Notable fact checking coverage across the spectrum this week delved into claims about Elon Musk’s decisions with Starlink in Crimea, President Biden’s acknowledgment of 9/11, and shoplifting laws in California.
The global “War on Terror” was prompted by the attacks on 9/11 that killed nearly 3,000 people. Here is a timeline of a few of the many effects of the War on Terror on the United States – some of which will last forever.
The U.S. invaded Afghanistan in late 2001 to destroy al-Qaida, remove the Taliban from power and remake the nation. On Aug. 30, 2021, the U.S. completed a pullout of troops from Afghanistan, providing an uncertain punctuation mark to two decades of conflict.