America had lots of changes to make the attacks on September 11, 2001. Little did we know that this would affect the nation for years to come. Shortly after the attacks on 9/11 the Government acted very quickly. As stated in an article by Jaeshin Kim, “The Bush Administration launched the bombing of Afghanistan, and Congress passed the USA PATRIOT Act allowing law enforcement powers to detain foreign nationals or immigrants suspected of terrorism” (Kim 1). In situations as these, the President has no option but to quickly react, so he did.
Unfortunately the CIA had created the plans before Kennedy was in office, and they did not share all of the information with him and manipulated him into approving it. The blame for this failure lies with both Kennedy and the CIA. The motivation behind the invasion was the United States’ tremendous fear of communism. “I mean, now we look back on that and it can seem sort of ridiculous that we ever had a time when we thought the Communists were going to take over the world. But that is indeed what most Americans thought at the time” (Rasenberg 1).
There have been a number of effects on the everyday lives of Americans made by the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. First of all, United States troops invaded Afghanistan less than a month after the World Trade Center attacks to release al-Qaeda’s grip on the Middle East. In 2003, the United States troops invaded Iraq, which was not directly related to the attacks but was an important weapon in the War of Terror. The United States stepped their game up in many departments around the country. They upgraded the airport security, had a lockdown on immigration and deportation, and many more things that could ever be a threat to the U.S. and its
Had the president ordered a root and branch search of information government agencies had on potential strikes by Al-Qaeda in the US, what was known about Moussaoui and the Arizona flight school would have been of great interest. Perhaps they would have also unearthed an intelligence memo written in 1998 that said, “We also learned that the agencies had uncovered a message between al Qaeda operatives in the United States, dated December 1998, that read, “Plans to hijack U.S. aircraft proceeding well. Two individuals have successfully evaded checkpoints in dry run at NY airport.” Or maybe another memo would have been found that stated, “CIA and the FBI are investigating a call to our embassy in the UAE in May saying that a group of bin Laden supporters was in the U.S. planning attacks with explosives.””(Drew) Unfortunately, none of this happened. 9/11 was the largest attack on U.S. soil since Pearl Harbor. Inexplicably, Bush stood idly by as it unfolded right in front of him, and once the news of such inaction and obstinacy surfaced, Bush fell from grace with both the media and U.S.
Using President Ronald Reagan words, Cruz said his strategy “should be very simple -- to defeat radical Islam – We win, they lose.” He noted that the recent shooting occurred within weeks after the terrorist attacks in Paris. “This horrific murder underscores that we are at a time of war,” Cruz said. “Whether or not President Obama or the current administration is willing to acknowledge it, our enemies are at war with us.” Cruz vowed when elected as President that he will “rip to shreds the catastrophic Iranian nuclear deal.” “The U.S. needs a leader who will say to Iran, either you will stop your nuclear program, or we will stop it for you,” Cruz said. He also pledged to move the American embassy to Jerusalem and cut off federal funding from universities that support boycotting Israeli products. Cruz described how this administration justifies the recent terror attacks describing how Secretary of State John Kerry called the Charlie Hebdo attacks earlier this year as
Osama Bin Laden (OBL), an arch-terrorist and founder of the Al-Qaeda, was assassinated on May, 2011 in a covert US operation (Kitfield, 2013). By the time of his death, Osama had been linked to several terrorist activities including the September, 11 attacks that killed nearly 3000 people (Michaels, 2012). It was hoped that his death would dismantle or cripple the Al-Qaeda, a terrorist network formed and led by OBL. Three years down the line it is still not clear whether OBL’s death crippled, dismantled or strengthened the terror network. This essay intends to discuss the discourse and assessments that have evolved three years after his death to explain its impact on Al-Qaeda.
The terrorist group Al-Qaeda, which claimed the responsibility of the attack on Twin Towers was formed at a meeting gathered by Osama Bin Laden in August 1988 They claimed to protect their own country or kingdom when American forces arrived in Saudi Arabia to prepare for the first gulf war. In December 1992, Al-Qaeda set their first bomb attack at the Gold Mihor hotel which killed 2 people. The Al-Qaeda has previously attacked the World Trade Center. It killed 6 people and injured over a thousand. After the attack, Bin Laden returned back to Afghanistan and make good friend with the new Taliban leader Mull Omar.
Emmanuel Azeez Instructor: Laura Howard English 1101 Essay 2 September 24, 2014. 9/11 On September 11, 2001 terrorists affiliated with Al-Qaeda hijacked and crashed two American airplanes into the Twin Towers, killing thousand and injuring hundreds. This was the worst terrorist attack in American history. It showed that even the most powerful country in the world was subject to attack. This attack exposed the vulnerability of the United States as a nation.
The modern war fought was the war in Iraq after 9/11. The war in Iraq began March 19, 2003, and began with the bombing of Baghdad after other means had failed (“The War on Terrorism…” 1-4). The US tried to resolve the issues between us and Iraq, but nothing had worked. Thus, years of death and fighting ensued. In October of 2006, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for the total destruction of Israel, thus condemning the peace process (“The War On Terrorism…” 9).
The captains recited an informal motto between 100-yard sprints at training camp: "Be ready to sacrifice." Alaura: Now we are going back to more tragic new about the twin tower attack Fani: We have more shocking news, we have found out that our airline planes were hijacked by Ziad Jarrah, one of the members of Osama Bin Laden. This wasn’t an accident it seems like it was planned. Alaura: But why would they want to do something this bad! Jorge: Well Nobody's knows but we think it’s because they want to destroy us because we have such a wealthy and rich country, and New York is the most popular and successful state.
During the attacks, they seized control the same airlines. Lots of theorize traders were given valuable news about the attacks and gained from the struggle. The Securities and Exchange Commission started with an insider trading inspection in which Osama bin Laden was a suspect, after gathering news from at least one Wall Street firm. Air Defense Was Told To ‘Stand Down’ The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is ready to send out fighter jets, which can shoot down the plane if the plane is hijacked. On 9/11 NORAD board said they learned of the hijacking in time to order the jets.
But he was one of the best presidents in U.S.A history. First, on September 11,2001 Osama Bin Laden attacked the U.S.A and caused 911. Osama Bin Laden has been hiding ever since then. But on May 2, 2011 we found where he was hiding. So president Obama sent in seal team six to eliminate him.
The killing of the Al-Qaeda leader, which is a Radical Islamic Terrorist Group, founded in the 1980 's by Osama Bin Laden, was a huge justice in the U.S. and other countries. Bin Laden posed a global threat to the countries where Islam is not implemented, he was responsible for the September, 11th attacks back in 2001. He orchestrated it, and had it planned for months, he was planning more attacks on the U.S. after 9/11 as well. ("The World Trade Center History.") The terrorist group Al-Qaeda knew they couldn’t beat the U.S. in a straight up firefight, so they tried to destroy us through economic failure and imposing fear into American lives.