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-The [[September 11 attacks]] gained an iconographic meaning. This was due to the fact that the Twin Towers of the [[World Trade Center (1973-2001)|World Trade Center]] in [[New York City]] were portrayed as symbolic buildings representing [[American financial power]], and [[the Pentagon]] in [[Virginia]] was portrayed as a symbolic building representing [[American military power]]. Backed up by the media and literature, many people see 9/11 as an attack on the economic and military power of America.+The significance of the [[September 11 attacks]] resides in the symbolic meaning of the buildings attacked. The [[World Trade Center (1973–2001) |World Trade Center]] represents [[American financial power]] and [[the Pentagon]] represents [[American military power]]. --Sholem Stein
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The significance of the September 11 attacks resides in the symbolic meaning of the buildings attacked. The World Trade Center represents American financial power and the Pentagon represents American military power. --Sholem Stein

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The World Trade Center in New York City (sometimes informally referred to as the WTC or the Twin Towers) was a complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, mostly designed by American architect Minoru Yamasaki and engineer Leslie Robertson. All of the original buildings in the complex were destroyed in the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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