The terrorist attacks on September 11 forced President Bush to pursue a different foreign policy than in the first eight months of his administration.
Less than 10 days after the attacks, the president challenged the rest of the world to choose sides.
"Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists," he said. "From this day forward, any nation that continues to harbor or support terrorism, will be regarded by the United States as a hostile regime."
In this VOA-TV report, White House correspondent Scott Stearns looks at how one day changed an administration's foreign policy agenda.