Marking 9/11 at Pentagon, Obama says U.S. ‘never’ will battle Islam

The Hill | Contributor

With air traffic from Ronald Reagan National Airport threatening to drown out his words of remembrance, President Obama on Saturday commemorated the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the Pentagon.

Obama, joined by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, used the occasion to honor the fallen and call for national unity.

With about 150 survivors, survivors’ families and Defense Department officials in attendance on a pristine morning eerily reminiscent of that September morning, Obama touched on recent controversies, saying “as Americans we are not — and never will be — at war with Islam.”

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