Was Osama Bin Laden Justified Essay

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Osama bin Laden, the infamous terrorist was killed on May 2, 2011. Bin Laden was the leader of Al-Qaida, the terrorist group that puts on the 9/11 attacks in 2001. The attacks that shocked America killed 2,753 people. The US Navy SEALs invaded Bin
Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where he had been hiding since he was named “the most wanted man alive.” Robert O’Neil killed Osama Bin Laden and three other men from the compound (Brown para. 2). The assassination of Osama Bin Laden was justified because Bin Laden put the U.S in danger; however, some Islamic extremist view him as a political and religious leader.
Not only was Bin Laden the head of the most dangerous terrorist group ever, he admitted to his participation in the killing of
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On the other side, bin Laden had very many followers, including all of those in Al-
Qaida. The terrorist group demonstrated old Islamic beliefs, but abused them with new technology (Graham para. 3). Many people look up to him and say that he demonstrated how to use power and not conform to others. Also, Al-Qaida members believe that the assassination was unjust because he was not armed during the invasion by U.S troops. Their primary mission is to further their religion and kill anyone who fights against the god Allah (Religion of Peace para. 4). “Islam came for the good of humanity. So if someone doesn't like good we fight them.” said Faruq Khalil
Muhammad. This proves that these people are willing to do anything for their religion and that can become very dangerous.
Osama Bin Laden was a horrible man in the eyes of most of the world, but served as a role model for some. He was the start of the biggest terrorist group to ever exist and they will do anything to enforce their religion. After he was assassinated, everyone felt a sense of safety and redemption from the 2001 attacks. The killing of
Osama bin Laden was justified

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