WHO IS HE AND WHY HAS HE RAINED TERROR ON AMERICA?
· MURDER OF U.S. NATIONALS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES;
CONSPIRACY TO MURDER U.S. NATIONALS OUTSIDE THE UNITED
STATES; ATTACK ON A FEDERAL FACILITY RESULTING IN
· USAMA BIN LADEN IS WANTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE
AUGUST 7, 1998, BOMBINGS OF THE UNITED STATES
EMBASSIES IN DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA AND NAIROBI,
KENYA. THESE ATTACKS KILLED OVER 200 PEOPLE.
CONSIDERED ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS
Usama Bin Laden....who is he? What is his anger towards America based on? Is he even mad at America??
Usama Bin Muhammad Bin Laden was born in the year 1957 in the desert city of Saudi Arabia. Born of around 50 children he was among the top 20 births. Bin Laden's father dominates the biggest oil company in the Saudi lands...his net worth is in the billions. With that in mind , every male in Bin Laden's family has acquired at least $500 million dollars. In 1979 Bin Laden left Saudi Arabia to fight the war in Afghanistan against the soviet union. While he was there he founded the Maktab which recruited fighters from around the world also importing weapons equipment for the battle against the soviet. After the soviet left Afghanistan these "Arab Afghans" turned there fire on the U.S. in the middle east. This was a shock to the U.S. because they were the ones, ALSO ,helping the Afghans fight the soviet. After which Bin Laden went back to Saudi Arabia to help his family's business
but was exiled from the country because of his radicalistic activities. He then fled to Sudan for five years in which the U.S. pressured the country to exile him too, which he finally was. From Sudan he went to Afghanistan...
Bin Laden , a wealthy and private man has been granted a safe haven by Afghanistan's ruling Taleban movement. During his time in hiding he has called for holy war against the American people. He is reported to be able to rally at LEAST 3,000 fighters. Also he... [continues]
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