After emphasizing that the first priority is to help the injured and protect against any further attacks, he said: “We will make no distinction between the terrorists who committed these acts and those who harbor them.”1

 

Aftermath from terrorist attack on the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Robert Houlihan)2

1 9/11 Commission Report” National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States 7/22/04. Web. March 17, 2011 page 343 http://www.9-11commission.gov/report/911Report.pdf
2 U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Robert Houlihan. U.S. Air Force Photo Database n.d. Web. April 27, 2011. http://www.af.mil/shared/media/photodb/photos/010911-N-1350W-077.jpg