Osama Bin Laden Influence On Religion

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Many people have different views on religion, and bin Laden’s religious views are tremendously different than other religions. Bin Laden was a Muslim. Muslims believe that killing and attacking people were religiously correct. Him and his religion believed violence was the right thing to do from God’s perspective (Dearden, n.d.).
Many different people and decisions influenced Osama bin Laden. Those influences lead bin Laden to create a terrorist group, and they would cause violence throughout the world.The terrorist group was named Al Qaeda and was formed in 1988. Instead of being military campaigns like people thought, it instead focused on acts of terrorism (“Osama bin Laden,” n.d.).
Al Qaeda was a brotherhood organization which Osama bin Laden and his professor from King Abd Al Aziz University, Abdullah Azzam, founded. Their recruitment sprang from Muslim warriors who formed around the
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Instead, the Saudi Arabian government preferred to seek assistance from the United Nations. Osama did not like the idea of Americans being involved. In 1991, bin Laden went against the government’s orders, and he and his troops tried to take matters into their own hands; however, the Sudanese government decided differently. The government of Sudan had bin Laden return to Afghanistan five years later in 1996 due to the government pressuring bin Laden and his troops; therefore, the American forces defeated the government of the Taliban. (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,

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