Timeline of the War on Terror

Main

9/11

09/11/2001

Attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon

Afghanistan War

10/07/2001 - Present

Iraq War

03/20/2003 - 12/15/2011

Saddam Hussein Captured

12/13/2003

Saddam Hussein Killed

12/30/2006

WoT became OCO

03/25/2009

War on Terror rebranded as Overseas Contingency Operation

Osama Bin Laden killed

05/02/2011

Speeches

War on Terror Speech

09/20/2001

Bush's speech declaring a war on terror

'Mission Accomplished' Speech

05/01/2003

Bush's speech declaring the success of the Arghan invasion

Presidential Elections

US Presidential and VP Elections

Bush vs Kerry

09/30/2004 - 11/02/2004

Presidential debates leading up to the 2004 election.
VP election: Cheney vs Edwards

McCain vs Obama

09/26/2008 - 11/04/2008

Presidential debates leading up to the 2004 election.
VP election: Palin vs Biden

Romney vs Obama

10/03/2012 - 11/06/2012

Presidential debates leading up to the 2004 election.
VP election: Ryan vs Biden