Al-Qaeda Essays

  • Al Qaeda Pros And Cons

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    Has Al Qaeda become a problem in the United States today? Does the United States need to do something to stop Al Qaeda? Many U.S. Citizens think that all types of terrorist should be killed, then we wouldn 't have to worry about them anymore. The U.S. Policy on Terrorism has spread terrorism instead of containing it. These are some of the cons on the U.S. Policy on terrorism. "However, Americas counter terrorism policy has given Al Qaeda hope for short term and if we continue that Policy, it may

  • Osama Bin Laden And Al-Qaeda Propaganda

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    States and al-Qaeda a conflict that both sides have lost. Osama bin Laden had already tried to hit the world trading towers in 1993. Osama bin Laden planned the September 11 attacks after being “inspired” by a chance discussion about a plane crash in the US, Al-Qaeda propaganda has claimed. Bin Laden, then the head of al-Qaeda, was apparently less interested in the motive than in how the disaster could be developed into a deadly new strategy. On hearing about the EgyptAir crash, al-Masra claimed

  • How Did 9/11 Affect The Success Of Al-Qaeda

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    9/11 was an immediate tactical success for Al-Qaeda. The 9/11 attacks were an immense tactical success for Al-Qaeda because of the well-coordinated strikes on deliberate icons of the United States’s economic power and militant force. As a result, Al-Qaeda gained a massive global audience as they watched the attacks on live broadcast. Brain Jerkins mentions how “terrorists want a lot of people watching, not a lot of people dead” (91). 9/11 had brought Al-Qaeda the international notoriety that yearned

  • Why Did Al-Qaeda Fly Planes Into The Twin Towers

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    The Wrecks of 9/11 Why did Al-Qaeda fly planes into the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and in an open place in Pennsylvania? What happened was Al-Qaeda hijacked four planes and crashed them all into three different places, which were the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a place in Pennsylvania. On 911 2,753 people were killed in New York. In the Pentagon 184 people died from the plane crashing into it. (¨911 Attacks/911 Fact and Question¨). One of the plane crashes happened in Shanksville, Pennsylvania

  • Comparison: The Muslim Brotherhood And Al-Qaeda

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    The Muslim Brotherhood and Al-Qaeda are two terrorist organizations that flourish in the Middle East. The Muslim Brotherhood and Al-Qaeda are alike in many ways. They both share the same Islamic ideologies and religious agenda. Both terrorist groups were also greatly influenced by an Egyptian author named Sayyid Qutb (White, 2014). Sayyid Qutb was one of the most popular authors of militant Islamic ideals of his time. He was college educated and was employed by the Ministry of Education in

  • Disaster Capitalism Summary

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    daily. The story told was, Al-Qaeda members crashed commercial airplanes into the world trade center and the pentagon killing thousands of people. This event is the center of a popular conspiracy theory, because of what unfolded after. The United States invaded Afghanistan and Iraq on the presumption they had nuclear weapons, and introduced the patriot act. Conspiracy theorist believe that the execution of the September 11th, 2011 attacks were by someone else other than Al-Qaeda. One of the prevalent

  • Osama Bin Laden's Fight Against Terrorism

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    terrorist group, Al Qaeda, on the World Trade Center on the 11th of September 2001. At that time, an Islamic group called the Taliban controlled Afghanistan. This group started seizing power by force, and installed a strict interpretation of the Islamic law by forbidding women from getting an education amongst other things. In 1996, they welcomed Al Qaeda into their territory and allowed Osama Bin Laden to set up his organization’s headquarters office. The Taliban, with the help of Al Qaeda, had 90 percent

  • Richard Colvin Reid: Theoretical Analysis

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    The arrest of Richard Colvin Reid on December, 22nd, 2001 by U.S. federal Authorities defines the ideological context in which a terrorist can be defined as a covert military agent for Al Qaeda. Cowell’s (2001) article defines evidence of the arrest of Reid as a” man accused of trying to ignite explosives-packed sneakers on American Airlines flight 63 from Paris to Miami” (para.2). This unusual method in the weaponization of Reid’s shoes provides important insight into the covert style of warfare

  • Osama Bin Laden Analysis

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    Osama Bin Laden (OBL), an arch-terrorist and founder of the Al-Qaeda, was assassinated on May, 2011 in a covert US operation (Kitfield, 2013). By the time of his death, Osama had been linked to several terrorist activities including the September, 11 attacks that killed nearly 3000 people (Michaels, 2012). It was hoped that his death would dismantle or cripple the Al-Qaeda, a terrorist network formed and led by OBL. Three years down the line it is still not clear whether OBL’s death crippled, dismantled

  • Who Is Osama Bin Laden's Influence On The Modern World

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    This book “Inside Al Qaeda- Global network of Terror” depicts the rise of “Al Qaeda”, the extreme terrorist organization, as well as its influence on the modern world by the foremost leader- Osama bin Laden. Rohan Gunaratna, the author of the book, used comprehensive and knowledgeable approach to study this notorious multinational organization. His works almost involved in armed conflict. In this book, he specified how Osama bin Laden influenced by Azzam, his abecedarian, to join the jihad and why

  • Bin Ladin Speech Analysis

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    out his role in the way that would satisfy God.” Bin Ladin makes a claim stating that the work al-Qaeda is performing during the 9/11 attack is one that would “satisfy God”. Bin Ladin uses the emotional appeal I've tried to convince others to join Al-Qaeda and commit the crimes that occurred on 9/11. “Do not seek revenge for yourself. Strike for God's sake.” Bin Ladin manipulates the members Al-Qaeda into thinking that they have an obligation to strike for God's sake. He teaches others the Americans

  • Arguments Against 9/11

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    The twenty-first century did not begin very smoothly for the United States. Hijacked planes crashing into the Twin Towers soon led to a war in Afghanistan. The act of military power, or control of armed forces and weapons, under the Bush administration in Afghanistan is often debated on whether or not it was justified. Some people view the war as the United States meddling with another country’s business, but they do not know the indisputable reasons behind the decision made by the experienced National

  • 9/11: The Bush Administration

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    Commission Report. The United States has been the main catalyst in destabilizing the middle eastern countries, yet this idea that the U.S. government had a large part in creating the chaos in the Middle East and supporting terrorist groups, such as Al Qaeda, is still widely dismissed and rejected, despite obvious and overwhelming evidence. It took advantage of internal tensions, and blew them to great wars that left destruction in

  • Pros And Cons Of US Drone Attacks

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    2013, President Obama has greatly expanded the use of drones, deploying more than 360 strikes, which is up nearly 50 from the Bush administration. These drone assaults have considerably weakened al-Qaeda forces in Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Obama administration is using similar tactics against al-Qaeda forces in Yemen and Somalia. This is messy. But

  • Lone Wolf Role Model

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    Successful international counter-terrorism efforts against terrorist organization like al-Qaeda have inflicted heavy casualties and decimated much of their senior leadership over the last decade (Sageman, 2008, p. 131). These efforts have forced many terrorist organizations to adopt a highly decentralized cellular model in order to survive. Starting in the mid 2000’s, al-Qaeda began to adopt this new concept of unorganized terrorist cells and leaderless jihad (also known as the lone wolf concept)

  • Osama Bin Laden Influence On Religion

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    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

  • Osama Bin Laden Impact

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    the financier and leader of Al Qaeda, an enormous worldwide terrorist organization which killed the lives of thousands of innocent civilians(4). However, the road to his future actions started when he was just a kid. In 1967, when Bin Laden was only ten years old, he inherited 250 million dollars after his father, Mohammed Bin Laden had died in a car crash(11). Later on, Bin Laden would use this money to help fund his terrorism campaign against the United States. Al Qaeda had many goals which they

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Osama Bin Lama

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    hijacked 4 planes, 2 of which were crashed into the World Trade Center Buildings, another hit the Pentagon, and one was crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. This tragic morning in American history caused the death of almost 3000 people, and the leader of Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, was behind it. After planning a mission for around 4 years to execute Osama bin Laden, on May 2, 2011, he was killed by US special forces. President Obama follows this event with a speech, its goal being to inform the American people

  • 911 Attack On Twin Towers Essay

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    rising hated between Middle east and USA. The terrorist group Al-Qaeda, which claimed the responsibility of the attack on Twin Towers was formed at a meeting gathered by Osama Bin Laden in August 1988 They claimed to protect their own country or kingdom when American forces arrived in Saudi Arabia to prepare for the first gulf war. In December 1992, Al-Qaeda set their first bomb attack at the Gold Mihor hotel which killed 2 people. The Al-Qaeda has previously attacked the World Trade Center. It killed

  • Behind The Backlash Davidsson Summary

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    report obtained from the government blinded the public into believing Al-Qaeda, a radical Islamic terrorist, was responsible for the attack. Davidsson gave numerous examples to show the US government’s constant obsession with secrecy regarding what had happened on 9/11. Davidsson makes it clear to readers that the US government has not provided any legitimate evidence that shows the nineteen hijackers relationship with Al-Qaeda. The evidence given by Davidsson is not sufficient to make readers believe