Exactly two decades ago, on August 23, 1996, Osama bin Laden declared war on the United States. At the time, few people paid much attention. But it was the start of what’s now the Twenty Years’ War between the United States and al-Qaeda a conflict that both sides have lost. Osama bin Laden had already tried to hit the world trading towers in 1993. Osama bin Laden planned the September 11 attacks after being “inspired” by a chance discussion about a plane crash in the US, Al-Qaeda propaganda has claimed.
History is written by the victors, the winners. The victims, the ones who gave their lives will be the ones the winners will write about. John F. Kennedy was the 35 president of the United States of America. At the time, he was the youngest president to be elected. He Married to Jacquclin Kennedy with four kids for ten lovey years before Kennedy was assassinate on November 22, 1963; On his way to deliver a speech to the people of Texas, told by The Official Government Version of the warren commission report.
After Mark passed the horrible requirements and brutal workouts in his nine months on the Green Team he was told he was accepted in to Team Six. In 2005 he was first deployed to Afghanistan after the American invasions into Iraq and Afghanistan. The United States was determined to capture or kill the terrorists who were responsible for the awful terrorist attacks in New York, Shanksville, PA, and Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2001. Their main concern was hunting down the terrorist leader of al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden. When he was deployed to the Middle East he spent a lot of time in Afghanistan and Iraq.
“The Committee uncovered the existence of the secret White House tape recordings, sparking a major political and legal battle between the Congress and the President.” (3) One was known as the “smoking gun” tape, which revealed Nixon’s involvement in the Watergate cover-up from June 23, 1972, only a few days after the Watergate break-in. (4) Nixon soon lost all his political support, facing impeachment from the House Judiciary Committee. In August 1974, Nixon resigned from office, becoming the only U.S. president in history to
The bullet from the rifle went into tho the back of Kennedy’s neck, causing his windpipe to tear, and the bullet exited his throat. If there was no explosion in the back of the motorcade, Kennedy would have survived. It was not long after Lyndon announced John F. Kennedy’s death to the shocked Americans. Lyndon Baines Johnson was the new President taking over the United States (Kaye,1988). While Johnson was President, he declared a National war that was based on poverty and also witnessed the Civil Rights bill become a law in 1965.
On May 22, of 2011 Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan. Osama was the leader of a terrorist group called al-Qaeda. He was Islamic, and assumed responsible for orchestrating the attack on the twin towers. The US had been searching for him for nearly a decade, but he was finally found and killed by the US Navy SEALs. He was buried at sea, because that was the custom and Islamic tradition.
Osama bin Laden was born to a very wealthy family in his native country of Saudi Arabia. Bin Laden was exiled from Saudi Arabia in 1992 and remained stateless until his death on May 2, 2011. Bin Laden moved his base to Sudan until 1996, when U.S. military pressures forced him to leave Sudan. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) placed a 25 million dollar bounty on bin Laden’s head for involvement in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings and the September 11, 2001 attacks on the Twin Towers and Pentagon. (Biography.com Editors) Osama bin Laden was on the run conducting military operations, until his Abbottabad Pakistan mansion was finished in 2005.
The despot Saddam Hussein started the Iraq war, a warmonger who overthrew the government in Iraq. The Iraqi high tribunal, in coordination with the United States assassinated President Saddam Hussein on December 30, 2006 (Britannica, 1). The United States captured Hussein and he went on trial in front of the Iraqi High Tribunal for crimes, including the murdering of 148 Shi’iahs in the village of Dujail in 1982 (PBS, 23). The assassination of Saddam Hussein was just because he rose to political power and maintained it through violent means and was a war-hungry despot, looking to conquer the Middle East; however others believe that the United States viewed him as such and that he had good intentions in mind. Saddam Hussein’s regime of terror commenced in his ascent to political power.
The decision to burglarize and steal information from the Democratic Headquarters in the Watergate Hotel with the intent to help the Republican Party came to be known as Watergate and ultimately led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon. It was where the Watergate Burglars broke into the Democratic Party 's National committee offices on
Let us never forget the moment when President Nixon’s former domestic policy chief John Ehrlichman revealed in an interview with Harper’s Magazine in 1994 that was published last year that, “The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people”. Moreover, he said, “We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, break up their meetings, and vilify them night after night on the evening news. Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did.”