Osama Bin Laden Biography

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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. Bin Laden lived in the Abbottabad mansion, until Operation Neptune Spear took place on May 2, …show more content…

The Special Forces involved in the killing of Osama Bin Laden were the best in the entire world. They trained countless hours for Operation Neptune Spear. Operation Neptune Spear was a coordinated effort of intelligence and military operations to come together for one common goal. The CIA and FBI came together to find Al Qaeda operatives and eventually find Osama Bin Laden. Once the word was spread throughout America, America came together just like the fateful day of 9/11 and there were crowds of people in the streets in all major cities across the country. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, “Osama bin Laden is dead, and the World Trade Center site is teeming with new life. Osama bin Laden is dead and lower Manhattan is pulsing with new activity. Osama bin Laden is dead, and New York City’s spirit has never been stronger.” Operation Neptune Spear brought America back together with Osama Bin Laden dead; the American people could feel better about bringing back some justice to the many men, women, and children that lost their lives that day at the World Trade Centers, Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania. The 9/11 attacks are referred to as the Pearl Harbor of its day. America underestimated the power of Al Qaeda, just like we underestimated the Japanese. America has grown stronger, and continues to focus of growing and making a more efficient era for future Americans, but one thing is certain, and that is don’t come knocking on Americas door without expecting

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