Osama Bin Laden Accomplishments

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Another Name Check off of the Most Wanted List: The Assassination of Osama Bin Laden The murder of Osama bin Laden was a blessing to many of people around the world. He was a man who hurt so many people and took the lives of so many others. He caused so much heartbreak and tragedy in America and so many other places and was a man always pursued by the United States. The assassination of Osama bin Laden was completely just and a crucial part of assuring the safety of the word although, some people believe the United Stated overstepped it’s bounds. Bin Laden’s death is one of President Obama’s biggest accomplishments. Bin Laden has always gone after America because of his hatred for the “Western culture”. In an interview with Peter Bergen, Bin…show more content…
(The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica 2) The group’s headquarters were in Afghanistan and they were known for being incredibly violent and cruel, especially towards the U.S. The group is responsible for numerous terrorist attacks including the destruction of the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. (The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica 2) Hundreds of people were killed and wounded in both attacks. In 2001, 19 militants associated with al-Qaeda planned and staged the September 11th attacks in New York City. Prior to the September 11th attacks, the group had been linked to several more attacks including attacks in Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Turkey, Algeria, Israel, the United Kingdom, and many more places. (The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica 2) All of these attacks trace back to the main mastermind of the group: Bin Laden. He attacked so many more places besides the U.S. which shows his overall threat to the whole world. And even though he always claimed to follow the “purest form of Islam”, many experts insisted that he was covering up the faith’s edicts against killing innocent people. Islam draws boundaries on where and why holy war can be waged but Bin Laden declared the entire world as fair territory. (The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica 2)The assassination truly made the world a safer place for

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