I don't know whether to fear a bunch of ragtag freedom fighters from another country, or my own government's 1984-style policies.
We are waging a war on terror and we don't even know who the fuck the real enemy is.
by Dudley October 8, 2003
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You don't wage war on an idea!
Terrorism is not even a mindset.
It's just a method of a group to get their message out to the world.
Waging a War on Terror is like waging a war on the color blue.
by Upper Quartile 14-year old. April 19, 2005
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(Noun) Syn.: war of terror
The comically naive and profoundly ironic US government idea that waging a 20 year campaign of aerial bombardment, oppression and genocide against the people of a far-away country will, somehow, quell their previously fictions desire to do you harm.

Widely known to be an excuse to steal oil from and impose military bases within Iraq.

See also:
Shock and awe
Tony B Liar
George W Bush
Resolution 1441
Realist 1: Have you heard, the Americans are calling their invasion of Iraq "the war on terror"?

Realist 2: Who said they don't understand irony?
by Charles K Darwin April 14, 2008
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War On Terror: A futile war on an abstract term. Is in fact a oxymoron as surely war is a form of terror? Is completely self defeating as bombing people, invading their countries and taking their oil is a hardly a method for making people love the west and renounce violence. violence begets violence, an eye for an eye and the whole world is blind. If Iraq is revenge however, it is wayy out of proportion- 200,000 civilians dead for the 3000 dead on 9/11. And none of the terrorists were iraqi.
war on drugs- supply and demand, people want high, they get high. no stopping it. Equally pointless as war on terror.
by CheGuevara December 5, 2007
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Feels like something straight out of a D-rated comic book.
It looks like Bush, Osama, and Saddam all read the same fucking comic book for their War on Terror.
by true July 15, 2003
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The global conflict between radical Islam and Western democratic countries. Takes the form of intelligence gathering, police action, propaganda, terrorist attacks, diplomacy and military action.

After groups like Al Qaeda declared war on America in the 90s, they followed up with several attacks on US interests abroad and 9/11 at home. This lead to a more aggressive stance by the US and its allies.
While some people like to claim that there's no "war on terror"...there actually is and it is very real.
by Guy Dude Bro September 30, 2007
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