While Europe Slept - Part 2 pp 77-95 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 pp 77-95 Summary and Analysis

On September 11th, 2001, the Narrator was in Oslo and turned the TV on in time to see the second plane hit the World Trade Center. He writes that he had never felt more American and being in Europe made him see that America and Europe were the heartland of democracy and both were at war with a common enemy that threatened the West. As the days went by, Europeans lashed out their sentiments against Americans, stating that they had brought the attacks upon themselves. Both individuals and governments blamed the attack on American imperialism. Most Eastern Europeans supported the United States invasion of Afghanistan, since their memories of communism were still vivid and they understood the need to fight for freedom.

Though some European countries supported Bush's invasion of Iraq, Norway stated that Bush was equal to...

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