"Al Qaeda" Essays and Research Papers

Al Qaeda

infamous terrorist organizations is Al-Qaeda. Established in 1988 by militant Islamist, Osama Bin Laden, Al-Qaeda traces all the way back to the Soviet War in Afghanistan. It operates as a network comprising both a multinational and stateless army. It has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations Security Council, NATO, the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States, and various other countries. The overall mission of Al-Qaeda is to attempt to overthrow godless...

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Al Qaeda Terrorist Group

Al Qaeda Terrorist Group Paul Leclair University of Phoenix CJA/300 William Barnes December 8, 2005 Abstract Al Qaeda is arguably the most well-known and most dangerous Islamic terrorist organization in the world. It was established around 1990 by a Saudi millionaire, Osama Bin Laden, to bring together Arabs who fought in Afghanistan against the Soviet invasion. The goal of the organization is to reestablish the Muslim state throughout the world. Al Qaeda works with allied Islamic...

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Al Qaeda Training Manual

from Al-Qaeda’s 2001 attacks, falls short of its intent to defeat transnational terrorism. While the tenets of the current counterterrorism strategy were written broadly to enable global employment, this template approach proved ineffective. While focusing its efforts on dismantling terrorist organizations in Afghanistan and Iraq, America neglected parts in Southeast Asia that provided sanctuary to Islamic terrorists. Such sanctuaries facilitated the regrouping, recruiting, and training of Al-Qaeda...

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Al Qaeda and Army of God

sinners”? Both the Islamic terrorist organization Al-Qaeda and the North American based Christian terrorist group the Army of God obviously sympathize with that statement. Each organization has set personal vendettas against the United States and the policies the US has established regarding their stray from the conservative, traditional practices within each of their faith traditions. Through that warring, essentially extremist ideology, Al-Qaeda and the Army of God have set themselves apart from...

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Osama Bin Laden & Al Qaeda

to mean holy war.” As the war drew to a close, the increasingly radical bin Laden formed al Qaeda, or "the Base" in Arabic, an organization of ex-mujahedeen and other supporters channeling fighters and funds to the Afghan resistance. (CNN). As fore mentioned, Bin Laden is the founder of the jihadist organization, Al Qaeda. Al Qaeda is an international Sunni Islamic movement founded in 1988. Al Qaeda was formed during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Financed by Bin Laden, they have camps...

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Al Shabaab

and unlawful act in which groups or agents of some principal engage in a threatened or actual use of force or violence against human or property targets” (Understanding Terrorism Gus Martin). Terrorism is all around us from the UK, 28th June 2012 “Al-Qaeda terror suspect caught at Olympic Park” (Telegraph) and the world, 20th May 2013 “Car bombs hit Dagestan capital Makhachkala” (Euronews). It is clear we must gain as much knowledge and understanding of terrorism in order to attempt to prevent attacks...

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Al- Shabba Terrorist Group

 Al-Shabaab or the “Youth” terrorist organization HLSS June 9, 2013 The organization Al-Shabaab, or "The Youth," is an al-Qaeda-linked group and U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization fighting for the creation of a fundamentalist Islamic state in Somalia.i The group, also known as Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen, and its Islamist affiliates once held sway over Mogadishu and major portions of the Somali countryside, but a sustained African Union...

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Al Qaida Ideology, Structure, Target and Tactics

Inside Al-Qaida: Ideology, Structure, Targets, and Tactics Monique Bates Columbia Southern University Homeland Security MSE 6201 Dr. Milen October 30, 2012 Inside Al-Qaida: Ideology, Structure, Targets, and Tactics The purpose of this paper is to briefly describe and analyze the USA Patriot Act and its abilities to prevent, protect, and/or respond to current and/or future Al-Qaida terrorists attacks. On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 of Al-Qaida’s workers hijacked four U.S...

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Who Is Al-Shabaab?

Who is Al-Shabaab? Darryl Everett Excelsior College Who is Al-Shabaab? The creation of life, the desire to remain plentiful and enjoying the fruits of the Fertile Crescent has caused wars due to rightful inheritance. This may sound like gibberish, but the Fertile Crescent area is also known as the cradle of civilization and has a history of being the birthplace of man; as well as, it is the home to many religions. Many of these habitants of this region...

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Al Qaeda Research

Theory Al-Qaeda In 1988, one of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world was formed. They call themselves al-Qaeda, which translates from Arabic to “The Base”, and originated in Afghanistan. Al-Qaeda is an international terrorist organization and are considered the top threat to the United States of America. The biggest attack that the group has planted was the events of September 11, 2001. When the U.S. responded with the War on Terror in Afghanistan, al-Qaeda relocated...

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Al Qaeda 4

Paper 1 – Al-Qaeda 10/19/10 It would not at all be surprising if this decade comes to be known as the decade of terrorism in years to come. Since the turn of the millennium, terrorism, maybe more than any other global issue or topic, has plagued the world stage with constant news and horror. It can be argued that terrorism is a problem with no solution and no end in sight. The Islamic militant group, Al-Qaeda, is the most well known terrorist organization in the world. Al-Qaeda has been held...

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The Current State and Future of Al Qaeda

Current State and Future of Al Qaeda United States President Barack Obama announced on May 1, 2011 that “Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the most devastating attack on American soil in modern times and the most hunted man in the world, was killed in a firefight with the United States forces in Pakistan.” The death of Osama bin Laden is certainly a major blow to the Al Qaeda terrorist network causing many of its leaders to go underground. Yet, the threat of Al Qaeda still exists and many intelligence...

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Al Jazeera Usa

AL jazeera USA Project 2 Instructor: Nnamdi Madichie Course: Global marketing Students: Jawaher Abdullah al jubreen U00014103 Zomorroda Adam U00021110 Table of content * Abstract * Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Discussion 3. Conclusions * References Introduction This report attempts to provide an analysis of the plight of Aljazeera- a Doha-based Television network in the American market. According to the article, this television network has...

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America's Global War on Terrorism

At 8:46 am, on September 11, 2001, the world would take witness to an event that would change it forever. Five hijackers, with the support of a terrorist group named Al Qaeda, crashed a passenger jet into World Trade Center Tower 1, and seventeen minutes later a second passenger jet was crashed into World Trade Center Tower 2. Now, everyone can remember exactly where they were when they received the news of the attack, but, what most American’s didn’t realize is that these events would lead to the...

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September 11 Attacks and Nationalist Terrorist Groups

to most of all the terrorist groups in the world and is the most infamous group in the world today and that is the group called Al-Qaeda The word Al-Qaeda means “the base” in Muslim. As an international terrorist organization led by Osama bin Laden. The group seeks to rid Muslim countries of western influence and replace them with fundamentalist Islamic regimes. Al-Qaeda grew out of the of the ashes of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1988, after it helped expel the Soviet occupation. In 1990...

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susan b anthony

                    Al Qaeda   01‐16‐2014  Al  Qaeda  the  global  militant  Islamist  organization  founded  by  Osama  Bin Laden, has attacked civilian and military targets in various countries  including  the  September  11  attack.  Al  Qaeda  has  two  major  strategic  objectives  which  are  to  get  control  of  a  nation‐state  and  to  get  the  control of weapons of mass destruction.  Al Qaeda or Al Qaida is an Islamic jihadist organization which calls itself  ...

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Terrorism Case Study

terrorist group also wanted an independent state for Spain’s Basque ethnic group. The Basque ETA suffered political oppression because the Spanish government trying to destroy their culture and assimilate them into the Spanish culture. As for the Al Qaeda document I would guess that it was created within the last twenty years because it talks about using sophisticated methods to detonate explosives such as using blasting caps. It tells you how sensitive they are and that you should take caution because...

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Terroism: The Struggle for Peace

for the good of all. Al Qa’ida, HAMAs and FARC claim the titles of the three largest and most powerful terrorist organizations in the world. All three of these organizations have different reasons for their behavior, different intentions with their attacks and different goals they are striving to reach. Better knowledge of what drives each organization will result in an end to the struggle for peace. Al- Qa’ida is the most powerful terrorist organization in the world. The Al-Qa’ida originated in...

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9/11 Commission Report

of the hijacked planes. There were a total of 19 hijackers on September 11th. The leader of the hijackers was Mohammed Atta, a young Muslim man from Egypt. The commission concluded the terrorists were all linked to Osama Bin Laden, the leader of Al-Qaeda. Immediately after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, Bin Laden was placed on the FBI’s top ten most wanted list, for obvious reasons. Coalition forces stationed in Afghanistan have been on the heels of this man for more than six years now. Bin Laden...

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War on Terror

Against Terror The September 11 2001 (9/11), terrorist attacks on the United States changed the perspective of the world towards terrorism especially the Al Qaeda. The world, in particular the major powers came to realize that the greatest threat they had in the 21st centaury was global terrorism and President Bush once said, “Al Qaeda is to terror what the Mafia is to crime” (George Bush, 2001,p.2). Just few days after September 11 2001, President Bush delivered a speech in which he declared...

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Terrorism on the Rise?

place on the eleventh of September 2001 when terrorists under the Al Qaeda terrorist group led by Osama Bin Laden hijacked and flew four planes into the world trade centre. The destruction of this symbol of democracy and freedom shook the entire world and put the problem of terrorism into the spotlight. Within less than a month, a US led coalition invaded Afghanistan in an attempt to weed out and eradicate the terrorist threat of Al Qaeda and send a message to other terrorist groups worldwide. Security...

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an American institution. Thus it would be a grave mistake to make the assumption that the company cannot be seen as a target of militant action and sensationalism. Current Situation: STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT Emerging Terrorist Networks “As al-Qaeda has syndicated its ideology and violence, its affiliates and adherents in Africa and the Arabian Peninsula have become increasingly networked and adaptable in their recruiting, training, financing, and operations. Violent extremist organizations...

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Homeland Security

" September 11th was the worst terrorist attack ever on the United States. Therefore, our government officials responded in the only way that felt suitable, attacking terrorism. The group responsible for the events of 9/11 is called the Al Qaeda. Al Qaeda is one of the most well known terrorist groups in the world. Because of past issues with the Muslim community, the United States should have been prepared for a retaliation from them. This is a problem for us here in the United States because...

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Is Terrorism in the Middle East a Cause or a Symptom of the Regions Problems?

today. The death toll, including the 19 hijackers, comes to 2, 993 people, a huge casualty list caused by al Qaeda. Richard A. Clarke, former chief counter-terrorism advisor, states that the events of 9/11 revealed “a fundamental problem” in America’s security, however this caused numerous problems for the Middle East. Although Clarke states invasion of Iraq to be a “wrong war” the al Qaeda attacks gave the Middle East the most powerful enemy in the World. Coming to the modern day America and British...

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Extremism in Pakistan

Understanding the Phenomenon of Religious Terrorism in Pakistan Pakistan has ended up as a target for the Taliban and Al Qaeda forces through a strange spiral of events which were triggered after 9/11. Terrorism has reached new and disturbingly dangerous heights. Not a week seems to goes by anymore without an attack resulting in the death of countless innocent victims. The economy of the country has been severely affected. Hundreds of thousands of people have left their homes to avoid cross fire...

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Julius Caesar

of manipulative language, which ultimately leads to the infiltration of our psyche. This is prevalent within Shakespeare’s historical tragedy Julius Caesar, the October 2001 TIME magazine article, “The Manhunt Goes Global” composed by John Cloud et al, in addition with Michael Moore’s 2004 scathing documentary film Fahrenheit 9/11. As a result of their times of composition, we see conflicting perspectives concerning the fear of tyranny arising within these texts. This tyranny for a contemporary audience...

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Boko Haram

several variations around the group’s ideology, strategies, techniques and linkages have brought challenges to the region. In North Africa Al-Qaida is operating in smaller groups, the linking of the two group’s poses a significant challenge in the area. This paper will discuss the ideology, strategies and methods links Boko Haram and their affiliation to Al-Qaeda. History and Background of Boko Haram Onuoha (2010) attributes the new space for Islamists extremism in Nigeria with the return of...

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Why Torture Is a Good Thing

comments she made about torture, once again bringing the topic of torture back into the national spotlight. There are so many different sides to the debate on whether our government should or should not allow torture in the integration of suspected Al Qaeda members currently locked up in the United States military prison located in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. There are those people who say that nothing good ever comes out of integration that uses anything that could be torture, but the truth is that is some...

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Modern War in Afghanistan

than today’s current war. Today’s war in Afghanistan began because of terrorist attacks on the U.S. When Al Qaeda attacked on 9/11, we began a war. The whole point was to catch Osama Bin Laden, destroy Al Qaeda and remove the Taliban administration. This task was called Operation Enduring Freedom. Today, we are still fighting in Afghanistan to remove the Taliban government and all of Al Qaeda. There are many differences between World War 2 and today’s War in Afghanistan. The weapons today are a lot...

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Old and New Terrorism

present, the most debated and feared terrorist network is the Islamic organization Al-Qaeda led by Osama bin Laden. In 1998, Al-Qaeda issued a statement under banner of "The World Islamic Front for Jihad against the Jews and Crusaders" saying it was the duty of all Muslims to kill US citizens-civilian or military-and their allies everywhere. In consequence, on 9/11, 2001 a series of suicide attackers, members of Al-Qaeda hijacked four commercial airplanes, two of them crashing into the World Trade Centre in...

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homes because of their religion. The act of not following all of the rules is a key factor in why the world views Jihadism as a bad thing. In fact many terrorist organizations, take their cause and put it under the Jihadism label. Take for instance Al-Qaeda, with their world renowned attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. It is clearly mentioned in Arabic that Jihadist cannot harm civilians, children or even infrastructure. These terrorist are quoting the Koran to promote their own agendas. These...

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The Chase in the Middle East

The Chase in the Middle East Lex Brown 4/5/15 International Law Ward Many know of the infamous terrorist organization Al-Qaeda, Saddam Hussein, and Osama bin Laden. The masterminds behind the September attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon. The cause of many years of American turmoil, wars, and the flight regulations increasing. But the problem was not solely between the United States and the terrorist group. It was wide-spread. How did they catch the steam and momentum they needed to obtain...

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Zero Dark Thirty Analysis

nations around the world. The dark screen then fades into a closed room with an Al Qaeda detainee as CIA agents enter the room at an undisclosed location, known as a black site two years after the aerial attacks in New York. Another main character by the name of Dan accompanies Maya to coercive interrogation techniques to elicit important information about Bin Laden and his location. Coercive techniques they apply to the Al Qaeda member, Ammar, consist being beaten while his hands are tied to the ceiling...

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War on Terror

has discovered that Al-Qaeda was behind. September 11th, an important event for al-Qaeda, marked the change of al-Qaeda from an organization to a movement. The U.S. pushes the September 11th attacks, issue of the counter-terrorism to the top. Unlike the other groups of terrorist like Hezbollah which require a sponsor to make their move, Al-Qaeda has their own financial system. Al-Qaeda makes profits from our needs for drugs and oil. Another way to earn money quickly of Al-Qaeda is trading heroin for...

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The War on Terror: Was It Counterproductive?

as a reaction the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. The term “war on terror” was initially used to describe the post 9/11 war in Afghanistan against Al Qaeda and the Taliban but was however expanded in 2003 to include the Iraq war. But this inclusion of the war in Iraq which had no links to the Taliban or Al Qaeda makes the term much more stretched and contentious. The war in Iraq has often been criticised on the argument that the war in Iraq has in fact fostered global terrorism...

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Groupthink and 9/11

three top threats facing the U.S. Shortly after the inauguration, Richard Clarke, al-Qaeda expert, briefed Rice on the urgent need to act against al-Qaeda, and requested an early meeting with the National Security Council to review the threat. He wrote “Either al-Qaeda is a threat worth acting against or it is not. CIA leadership has to decide which it is and cease these bipolar mood swings.” His “destroy al-Qaeda” plan was ready for action. Unfortunately, Rice downgraded Clarke’s position and the...

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American Foreign Policy

for President George Bush and the rest of the government. The United States was not a stranger to war in the Middle East; in the early 90’s, the United States was fighting the Gulf War in the Middle East. The attacks on 9/11 were committed by Al Qaeda, as Islamic terrorist organization based in the Middle East. The attacks consisted of four commercial planes being hijacked by suicide terrorists, and deliberately being flown into buildings. Two planes hit the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan...

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Bush Speech Analysis

worldwide issues in the Middle East. He takes advantage of this internationally issue to gain more allies and show off it’s political influence in the world. This speech is also a declaration of war from America. “Our war on terror begins with al Qaeda, but it does not end there.” Bush announces that America will take the responsibility of not only eliminating those who were involved in 911, but also all other terrorism activities around the world. It is interesting how America automatically assumes...

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Dictatorship and Democracy

during a time that changed the face of the world; the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks of the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Flight 95. She was outspoken against the policy, rhetoric and agenda of Al Qaeda. On the 4th of October 2002, Bhutto gave a speech to the world stating that Al Qaeda not only victimized western society, but victimized Muslim Nations and the people of Islam. In her speech she invites the Democracies of the world to help thwart terrorism by replacing Dictatorships with...

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911 Report

progress of the al Qaeda plot. Across the government, there were failures of imagination, policy, capabilities, and management” (“The 9/11 Commission Report Executive Review” 14). In understanding this quote we have to take what they said about the three failures into dept, looking first at the failure of imagination, which the book calls the most important failure of the United States government. This failure being defined by how the leaders did not understand the magnitude of threat al Qaeda and Bin Laden...

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Osama Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden lived from 1957 until his death in 2011. He was the founder of Al Qaeda, the jihadist organization responsible for the attacks on the United States and numerous other mass casualty attacks against civilian and military targets. For many years he was public enemy number one, and the most wanted man in the world. He was a member of the wealthy Saudi bin Laden family, and an ethnic Yemeni Kindite. He was a very tall man who stood about 6’ 6”...

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Drone War

series of attacks on targets in Pakistan since 2004 using drones (unmanned aerial vehicles). Under the George W. Bush administration, these controversial attacks were called a part of the US' "War on Terrorism" and sought to defeat the Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants who were thought to have found a safe haven in Pakistan. Most of these attacks are on targets in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in Northwest Pakistan. These strikes are thought to be carried out by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...

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9/11 Essay on law

controversy and mystery, with no one individual seemingly able to apprehend the “true” details of the terror attack. Many proposed theories have been brought forth, the most widely accepted being that of co-ordinated attacks by terrorist organisation “Al-Qaeda”. “9/11”, as the event is commonly known, is simply one of many global terrorism attacks that have seemingly consumed the contemporary world. Thus, it is up to the acts and responsibilities of governments and legal organisations to undertake action...

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US involvement in Iraq

would commit suicide terrorism? Former President George W. Bush answered repeatedly because “they hate our freedoms,” but Osama Bin Laden showed grievance for the attack against the United States in numerous well-known statements and interviews. The Al Qaeda spoke on the injustice done to the Palestinians, the cruelty of prolonged sanctions against Iraq, the presence of American troops in Saudi Arabia, and the repressive and corrupt nature of U.S.-backed gulf governments. The qualitative and quantitative...

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Definition Essay: Terrorism

achieved if the perpetrators are still at large. Once again, I return back to the attacks of 9/11 to illustrate the difference. Al Qaeda wanted to spread terror, which unfortunately happened. But unlike the robber or the distraught man, They are still at large despite the death of its members. Even after a decade, The world is still in a state of fear and apprehension since Al Qaeda is free to strike while enjoying limited impunity.These are distinctions that should be taken into consideration when classifying...

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U.S's War on Terror and Ww2 Comparison

center towers in New York City. This remorseful and unforgettable incident brought the diverse society, American individuals, and leaders more united in America. This meant a yes for the government to invade al Qaida ( the main group behind those attacks ). While there were evidence that Al Qaida had sustain their main ground base in Afghanistan,, there were no evidence or enough evidence to invade Iraq even if it had weapons of “MASS DESTRUCTION” . here’s why : first of all ,since Iraq did had...

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War on Terror Essay - Modern History Perspectives Assignment

organised terrorist attacks coordinated by al-Qaeda1 against the United States of America. Al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four passenger airliners2, two of which were crashed into the World Trade Center complex3, the third was flown into the Pentagon4 and the fourth plane was targeted at the United States Capitol building, but crashed into a field after its passengers tried to overcome the hijackers. Osama bin Laden’s 2004 announcement5 expressed (on behalf of al-Qaeda) the responsible terrorist group’s...

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Holy War Inc.

March 16, 2010 Holy War Inc. Book Review If you don't know the difference between al-Qaeda and the Taliban (and before September 11 ‛01, I sure did not) or if you're a little fuzzy about where Yemen is in relation to Afghanistan, this is an excellent book. Peter Bergen is CNN's terrorism analyst and an experienced reporter. He uses a wide range of sources including his own experience to describe the al-Qaeda terrorist organization. There's even a map of the Middle East that you can refer to...

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American Foreign Policy - Essay

organizations they consider to be comprised of irrational religious fundamentalist fanatics. They argue that the rejection of the use of military force against terrorist groups like Al Qaeda, Hezbollah, and Hamas by previous American presidents emboldened terrorist leaders and convinced Osama Bin Laden that Al Qaeda could attack the United States with little fear of an effective retaliation. According to Timmermann, (2003) as these arguments rage back and forth, the ruling Muslim elites...

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Extraction from the Middle East

Afghanistan and end our eleven year occupation within the country. Starting off with reasons why it is in the best interests of the U.S. to withdraw from the Middle East is the fact that U.S. presence in Afghanistan has emboldened Al Qaeda. From a outsiders position, Al Qaeda has been able to grow its financial and membership base outsideof Afghanistan, and numbers fewer than 100 members in that country, according to military experts(ABC News 2010). While they may reappear in Afghanistan once U.S. soldiers...

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Informative Speech on 9/11 Planes

part of a strategic plan of a terrorist group al-Qaeda. Throughout the speech, I will be mapping out the attacks as they unraveled. Four planes were hijacked, each intended for different targets. According to the New York Times, the flights that were hijacked included American Airlines Flight 11, United Airlines Flight 175, American Airlines 77, and United Airlines Flight 93 (Schememann A1.) American Airlines Flight 11, which carried five Al-Qaeda terrorists, 81 passengers, and 11 crewmembers...

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Religious Terrorism

appear to be more political in nature though. These terrorist groups are looking for the recognition, power, territorial, and they look for concessions from their enemies. Al Qaeda is an example of one of these religious terrorist groups. Al Qaeda is a religious group that conducts its terrorist activities using Islam. The Al Qaeda terrorist group was founded by Osama Bin-Laden in 1988. The goals of this group are based on the objectives of their founder Bin-Laden. This group’s principle goal has...

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Pol 201

changed as a whole and was attacked by terrorist lead by Al-Qaeda. Al-Qaeda is a global militant Islamist organization formed by Osama bin Laden. Al-Qaeda is a very dangerous group who carried out several attacks on Non-Muslims and other targets it considers Kafir. Al-Qaeda had training camp sites in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and Sudan with Osama bin Laden being the notable commander or Senior Operations Chief of Al-Qaeda. Al-Qaeda carried out six major terrorist attacks, four of them in its...

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Which Terror Is Greater: Secular or Religious?

Terrorist Organizations Al-Qaeda is a broad-based militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the late 1980s. Al-Qaeda started as a logistical network to support Muslims who were fighting during the Afghan War against the Soviet Union. Their members are recruited throughout the entire world. After the Soviets retreated in 1989, Al-Qaeda disbanded; however, they continued to oppose any corrupt Islamic regimes and foreign presence in Islamic lands. Al-Qaeda joined forces with other...

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The History of Terrorism

act of terror and those responsible needed to be brought to justice. I believe that the use of Military force to destroy al Qaeda was just and tracking them to Afghanistan was necessary. Al Qaeda’s Osama Bin Laden orchestrated slaughter of innocent men as well as women, children, the elderly, and the ill was even condemned by fellow jihadist’s including the co-founder of al Qaeda, Dr Fadl. Dr Fadl claims the attacks on September 11th were immoral and goes on to blame Osama Bin Laden for “every drop...

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The Tragedy That Was 9/11

The unexpected attack stunned americans everywhere and sent them into a feeling of confusion and want for those responsible to be punished. After investigation, it was discovered that those responsible were members of the terrorist organization al-Qaeda led by Osama bin Laden (History). The terrorists did these horrific attacks on the twin towers and the pentagon out of hatred of America. The fact that the attacks were done for essentially no reason brought out fear in Americans as they felt unsafe...

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The Attacks of 9/11

the United States government betrayed its citizens by taking part and allowing one of the worst attacks in history to occur on United States soil. On September 11th, 2001, a series of coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda on the United States occurred. On that morning, 19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial U.S. passenger jet airliners. The hijackers intentionally crashed two of the airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, one into the pentagon in Arlington...

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Barack Obama Bin Laden Speech

setting a serious essence for the audience to appreciate the detailed fashion in which Obama will go on to explain the effects of Osama Bin Laden, America’s actions, the assassination, and the important distinguishing of Islam and Pakistan from Al Qaeda. Obama is very profound for his use of emotive language; in this speech, he exemplifies this immediately. His use of antitheses opens with, “a bright September day was darkened”. He then goes on to take the spectators back to the tragic day of 9/11...

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Point of View Based on Articles

and the significance of the assignation? New York Times-the writer plants their focus mainly on the events which took place during 9/11 and other terrorist acts in America, it also also vivid information about the death of Osama Bin Laden, and Al Qaeda. The Post-the described Osama Bin Laden, and I quote “as the most hated man in the world”. They also spoke about how wicked he was and how he corrupted his people in becoming his followers. The Daily News-the article was every...

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Critical Analysis of “What We Are Fighting for” by Rex Murphy

circulates around the speculation that “Canada agreed that eliminating a government that had sheltered and nursed the terrorist organization that committed the atrocity of 9/11 was both right and in our own self-interest, that not pursuing the Taliban and al-Qaeda would only leave Afghanistan as a potential site of similar designs in the future”. This being his thesis briefly answers the underlying question of the essay and he later goes on to answer the question in more depth. The essay itself supports...

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