Two American airline jets where hijacked and struck into the sides of each of the twin towers in New York, New York. There where 19 attackers, or hijackers in the attack. Of the 19 attackers, 15 of them where Saudi Arabian. (Vick,1) There superior or leader of the attack went by the name Osama Bin Ladin. In the tragic event of what is now known as 9/11, just about 2,900 souls where lost .
The World Trade Centers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington D.C were struck by airplanes that were hijacked by terrorists. This terrible tragedy killing many people had deep impact on the whole American citizens. They were grief stricken, left in fear, and full of revenge to the people who committed such an awful thing. Thousands of lives were suddenly ended. The attacks involved four synchronized plan hijackings, two from Boston, on from Newark and one from Dulles International Airport in Washington.
The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world. Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control.
CNN initially did not report any obvious plane wreckage. This particular report was only aired once, why? Could the American government have collaborated with CNN to manipulate the reporting of this event? It is well documented that governments across the globe have historically manipulated news and distributed propaganda to their own citizens, the American government included. A recent example being Tony Blair and George Bush’s dossier of lies claiming Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, which led to Western allies invading Iraq.
New terrorist organizations such as ISIS have raised from past conflicts that involved United States intervention in many of the Middle Eastern countries. Form the United States Kenyan Embassy bombing to 9/11 to the present day, the "war on terror" initiated by George W. Bush intended to dismantle and eliminate terrorism and countries that support terrorism. However, United Sates invasion in the middle east only brought more instability and more "negative" (Driscoll) options that the United States is the enemy. Dealing this rampant terrorism has been a controversial topic ever since the invasion of Afghanistan. American Counter Terrorism Operations was intended to deal and stop this issue, however, counter terrorism might not the
Eventually, its specificity compared to its Islamic forerunners is essentially its terrorist drift in a country which during the 1980s and the 1990s experienced a few attacks but until now no suicide bombing. The attack against the UN offices also marks a split. Indeed, the internalisation of the targets oblige to reconsider its modus operandi. Boko Haram remains the biggest security threat for Nigeria but also for its neighbours, with which borders are porous, involving as well to find rapidly new strategies to counter the movement which is not
On September 11, 2001, a tragedy struck our country. A terrorist group known as Al-Qaeda hijacked four planes and crashed them into the World Trade Center, The Pentagon, and an open field. Thousands of people lost their lives. Before the September 11th attacks the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) main priority was to protect the United States from foreign intelligence and espionage. Since then, the FBI has made preventing terrorism its number one priority (Federal Bureau of Investigation).
It would also imply an immediate effect of war and death. These are all effects of the 1973 Chilean Coup D’etat (Latin America's Wars Volume II: The Age of the Professional Soldier, 1900-2001), which was sponsored and assisted by the United States. The coup, although successful in its execution, was a failure regarding all aspects after its occurrence. This involvement has been denied in part by the Central Intelligence Agency, yet documents have been released by the United States government, which contradict these statements, such as the Military Coup Planning for Morning of 11 Sept Secret (National Security Archive), which explicitly states that the military coup will rely on United States support. This presents the first large-scale problem within this event; if a country is doing something right, why should they hide it?
Not only the Twin Towers were attacked in the 9/11 terrorist attack that day, and not only the Pentagon. America as a whole was attacked, and other countries stood with us. The World Trade Center also known as the "Twin Towers" were struck by two hijacked planes. The third plane crashed into a portion of the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The fourth plane crashed into an empty field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
The catastrophic terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, continue to have a notable effect on the United States. Nineteen members linked to the Islamic radical group Al-Qaeda executed suicide attacks; they took over four jet airliners, American Airlines Boeing 767 Flight 11, United Airlines Boeing 767 Flight 173, American Airlines Boeing 757 Flight 77 and United Airlines Boeing 757 Flight 93. Flight 11 crashed into the World Trade Center North Tower in New York, NY. Shortly after, Flight 175 hit the World Trade Center South Tower. Afterwards, Flight 77 blasted into the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
(¨9/11 Facts¨) The terrorist attack happened on September 9, 2001. In the hijacking nineteen member of the al-qaeda terrorist group hijacked four planes. Three planes hit places in the United States. Two planes hit both Twin Towers in NYC and many people were killed in this attack. The other plane hit the Pentagon that hurt and killed many people.
Today World today is full of terrorism attacks, we know about France, Russia, Lebanon attacks, and all of those attacks happened in 2 weeks. It is obvious that we have a serious problem in the world right now. On friday 13, 7 attacks happened in Paris, 129 people died, 200-300 wounded. IS took all responsibility for that. “What happened yesterday in Paris and in Saint Denis is an act of war and this country needs to make the right decisions to fight this war.
(Gale, 2008). Al Qaeda’s attacks began to increase tremendously after 1991. Al Qaeda made several attacks on many different targets, most however, were aimed towards Americans. Some include: car bombings on American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998, attacks on the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, which occurred on September 11, 2001, and the attacks in Saudi Arabia in 2003 (Doran,