Chapter – The Comeback September 11, 2001, an infamous date in recent history, whereby a well-planned and coordinated terrorist assault was carried out on the World Trade Centre (WTC) in New York City and the Pentagon building in Washington D.C. A fourth attack was foiled when the passengers on-board the aircraft prevented the hijackers from hitting a fourth target, possibly the White House or the Capitol Building – the plane crashed in the Pennsylvania countryside 13. The World Trade Centre was built in 1970 and housed more than 430 companies from 28 different countries, engaging in a wide spectrum of commercial activities, including financial services, transportation, insurance, trade, import/export and foreign government. On a normal workday, the World Trade Centre hosted up to 50,000 personnel, and an additional 40,000 visited the complex12. In 1993 the World Trade Centre experienced its first terrorist attack when a large bomb exploded in the subterranean parking area. Six people were killed and more than a thousand injured7.
It delivers Oskar’s big conflict when he tries to absorb all his troubles. It was the 11th of September 2001. The terrorist group of al-Qaeda organised four attacks on building in New York. 19 terrorists took control of four flights. These four flights include the attacks: American Airlines Flight 11; United Airlines Flight 93; American Airlines Flight 77 and United Airlines Flight 175.
Cuba joined the Soviet Union in 1959 when their leader, Fidel Castro, aligned himself with them. During the time of the missile crisis the U.S. and the Soviet Union were engaged in the Cold War a series of political and economic clashes. The missiles were discovered on October 14, 1962 when the pilot of an American U-2 spy plane photographed a Soviet SS-4 missile being assembled for installation. President Kennedy was notified about the situation on October 16. He called together a group of advisors and officials known as the Executive Committee.
Maine was located in the Havana harbor two hundred and sixty sailors died due to the explosion. This gave the American government exactly what they needed in order to go into cube. They came up with the slogan “Remember the Maine to Hell with Spain.” As a result the United States sent troops to Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. The United States annexed Puerto Rico as a U.S
Two American airline jets where hijacked and struck into the sides of each of the twin towers in New York, New York. There where 19 attackers, or hijackers in the attack. Of the 19 attackers, 15 of them where Saudi Arabian. (Vick,1) There superior or leader of the attack went by the name Osama Bin Ladin. In the tragic event of what is now known as 9/11, just about 2,900 souls where lost .
The attacks involved four synchronized plan hijackings, two from Boston, on from Newark and one from Dulles International Airport in Washington. The responsibility for the attacks were placed on Osama Bin Laden, the exiled Saudi millionaire indicted in the U.S in charges of masterminding the bombing of two U.S. embassies in Africa. As hundreds of sirens wailed through the city towards the burning tower, some of the center’s 50,000 workers could be seen falling from the windows of the skyscraper. The impact of this incident has transcended politics and foreign affairs to find its way into films, art and popular culture. The documentary movie 'Fahrenheit 9/11 ' is one of the best films of the 9/11 conspiracy.
Monday 5 January, Njaga Jagne had been arrested as he got off a plane at Dulles international airport near Washington DC. He was charged with organising a failed attempt to overthrow Yahya Jammeh, the military ruler of Gambia. Gambia is a slender riverine nation of fewer than 2 million people. had served with the US army, had already confessed to US investigators, telling them he was one of a small group of men from the diaspora who had taken part in a botched nighttime attack in December on Jammeh’s residence. The strange thing is that the alleged coup plotters were middle-aged immigrants, who had made good lives for themselves in America over the course of decades, with careers, wives, children, savings, suburban houses, and citizenship.
In today 's society terrorism, war and drug operations are normal to see in our headlines. How do we prepare or how do we defend our nation from these things? September 11th, 2001 was an event in history that Americans will never forget. Four terrorists from the same terrorist group hijacked four different planes two of which crashed into the well-known World Trade Center Towers, another crashing into the Pentagon and the fourth crashing in a field in Pennsylvania, most likely heading toward the white house. Many lives were lost, families broken apart and many people were looking for answers.
One of those were the calmness of the CIA operative Tony Mendez, the man who invented and completed the elaborate plan of their escape. In the film he is always calm and ready for every situation, but in reality he broke into cold sweats and almost blew his cover a few times. The movie also didn’t seem to capture the “realness” of studio 6, the fake film studio created to produce Argo. After their ad came out, with two big name makeup artists turned producers. it drew a lot of attention toward them.
Even the sound of his voice captivated me; he was so exciting and captivating (Bartoletti 27). His racism showed when Germany hosted the Olympics, and Hitler attended the events. When the Aryans won, he was ecstatic. But he would become angry when any African Americans won and would make rude remarks (Giblin