The Indifference and Inaction of Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz During the 9/11 Attacks

The Indifference and Inaction of Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz During the 9/11 Attacks

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz had a crucial role to play in the military’s response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and yet he did nothing to help protect his country until the attacks were over and it was too late for him to make a difference to the outcome of the crisis.

As the second-highest-ranking official in the Department of Defense, Wolfowitz surely had critical duties to perform and should have promptly taken action when America came under attack. Furthermore, since he was at the Pentagon when the attacks occurred, he was in a good location to help the military respond to them. And yet he appears to have reacted to the catastrophic events with indifference.

read more

16
Like
Save

Comments

Write a comment

*