How to Avoid Terrorism

Topics: September 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden, Taliban, Special Activities Division, Islamic terrorism / Pages: 3 (643 words) / Published: Mar 3rd, 2011
Name: Phat Huynh
Class: Sociology 1
Professor: Moyer
May 25th 2010 Terrorism and suicide bombers Nowadays, terrorism and suicide bombers are “hot” and challenging issues for not only US but also all over the world. According to Wikepedia, terrorism is the general sense,the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion.

For example, in the morning 9/11/2001, 19 al-Qaeda terrorist hijacked four commercial passenger air planes. The hijackers intentionally crashed two of the airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, killing everyone on board and many others working in the buildings. There are 2995 people died in these attacks. Both buildings collapsed within two hours, destroying nearby buildings and damaging others. The hijackers crashed a third airliner into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. The fourth plane crashed into a field near Shanksville in rural Pennsylvania after some of its passengers and flight crew attempted to retake control of the plane, which the hijackers had redirected toward Washington, D.C. There were no survivors from any of the flights. After that, the US attacks Afghanistan to destroy the terrorism Al Qaeda which is the biggest terrorism corporation in the world. As the result, Al Qaeda system is came down and Osama Bin Laden, the leader of Al Qaeda, has to hide in many places. The US gives a big reward for people who can find the living place of Osama Bin Laden. Because of the attack of the US in Afghanistan and Iraq, the terrorism is less dangerous but the US gets the bad effect. The economic is come down because of the rising prices of gasoline and currency. Some people do not agree with the attack to Afghanistan and Iraq but I think it is necessary for the peace and safety for the world. In my opinion, the country should be strong in punishing

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