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The Purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of the terrorist attacks which were launched against the United States of America on September the 11TH 2001. It will look at the way in which the state has since legitimized its capacities of force and violence. From looking at the USA response to the strikes, with what's widely known as the "war on terror" it hopes to uncover evidence to indicate that the strikes permitted the United States and consequently, the United Kingdom to experience a process of legitimization of previously illegitimate acts of violence and force, consequently, causing a breakdown of people civil rights and the criminal killing of several innocent civilians. It is hypothesized that this war on terror could put evidence to indicate that Hannah Arendt's claim that the action of war ever becoming violent is unlikely in an atomic postmodern world and furthermore, that violence and the threat of it could no more be utilized as a means to attain political goals or achieve strength. It might also imply that the war on terror has consequently led to encourage Weber's theory of the "Violence Monopoly of the State" (1919:59), in which Arendt aimed to dismiss the strength of in modern times. Furthermore the apparent long-term financial gain that the United States have been said to create from the sale and export of weaponry arms utilized in this war on terror, even along with the monopoly of oil supplies may support Marxist theorists' view that violence of this country is ultimately linked to the economic forces of capitalism. The Attacks upon the United States consisted of a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks launched by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda upon New York City and Washington, D.C.. The strikes a.. .