The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world. Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control.
Thesis: The Taliban incorporates fear by means of intimidation to obtain the control they want. TS: Power is one word that would go along with the strong reputation of the Taliban. FB: The Taliban have established a name for themselves, not a positive one, but a very well-known name. ES1: Who the Taliban are and their reasons for coming into power help for an understanding of the effect they have on the people they control. “The Taliban is a predominantly Pashtun, Islamic fundamentalist group that ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, when a US-led toppled the regime for providing refuge to alQaeda and Osama Bin Laden.” (Laub, 2014 p.1).
9/11: The Day That Changed America Forever On September 11, 2001, nineteen terrorists boarded four planes, all transcontinental flights full of jet fuel. 9/11 became the first of many hijackings in the United States. The terrorists turned two flights into flying weapons of destruction, knocking down America’s tallest buildings. The third plane rammed into the Pentagon and the fourth plane was crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. 9/11 became the day that a tragic event killed thousands, injured hundreds and changed America forever.
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.
As Osama grew up he becomes involved in Islamic radical groups and helped the mujahedin, a group of guerrilla fighters in Islamic territories, fight against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan by campaigning and providing funds for them. I believe this war with the Soviet Union is what really evoked Osama Bin Laden’s hatred of the US. The US’s involvement in this war is something he will carry with him until the day he died. The Soviet Union invading Afghanistan posed a big threat to Bin Laden. Because of his religious beliefs, he believed Afghanistan and the surrounding countries should adopt an Islamic regime, not a communist one.
The term conspiracy theory is defined as a belief that powerful people or groups are responsible for events or situations due to secret plans that are illegal or harmful. There is many conspiracy theories that captivated the American people, but the most controversy conspiracy theory that leaves many unanswered questions for years is the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Friday of November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States, JFK, was shot at 12:30 PM while traveling in Dallas, Texas to appear for the next presidential campaign. Thousands of Americans whom was present at Dallas, Texas just witness the murder of the United States president. Many Americans believed that the United States government was behind the JFK assassination.
The outcome was devastating. Thousands of people died during these tragedies. (Attack on Pearl Harbor.Wikipedia) We didn't ask for any of these to happen. Al Qaeda is a terrorist group, which also known as the Taliban. They are responsible for the 9/11 attacks.
Tragedy, and burning flames. Everybody remembers 9/11, and the day the twin towers collapsed into shreds. Bombers in hijacked planes, millions injured, and thousands dead enduringly. The beginning of the ending, 250 people on 4 hijacked planes that changed America forever. Nobody knew, it was a rude awakening.
He also collaborated with NATO to bomb Serbia because Slobodan Milosevic were killing people from certain ethnic groups (On Jobs). He knew about the growing threat of Al Qaeda. As a result, he immediately sent a group of CIA’s to track down Osama Bin Laden (pros cons). Bill Clinton is a president to remember. People see Bill Clinton's presidency as a failure, but what they fail to acknowledge is the achievements.
What if 9/11 never happened? First of all, what is 9/11? The September 11 attacks also known as 9/11 was a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,996 people and injured over 6,000 others. Al Qaeda terrorists hijacked four planes.