War on Terrorism Essays

  • Post 9/11: Global War On Terrorism

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    JEMAAH ISLAMIAH INTRODUCTION 11th September 2001(or 9/11) has been significant date for Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) when Washington and New York were attacked by terrorist. The attacks have caused 2,996 casualties and at least USD10 billion of property and infrastructure damage excluded incalculable of fall of global market. The perpetrators of the attack turn out to be Arabs acting in the name of their religious faith. 9/11 marks something new whereby United States of America was able to

  • Osama Bin Laden: The Impact Of Global War On Terrorism

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    After many years of waging this war, the US succeeded in tracking down and killing its leader, Osama Bin Laden in May 2011. He was, until then, the leader of the organisation. Osama Bin Laden has since been succeeded by Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri, who had been al-Qaeda's Deputy Operations

  • Social Psychology Of Violence, Gangs, War, And Terrorism

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    The ultimate goal is world peace. A place where there are no real threats of violence, gangs, war, or terrorism. There will never be the utopic society which is longed for. As in other subfields of psychology, social psychology is a huge piece of the world peace puzzle. However, social psychology will not be able to change the mindset of violence. Cults, terrorism, war, and gangs are an unfortunate part of society. If society is as strong as its weakest link, then society is mostly weak. The

  • Richard Jackson's Writing The War On Terrorism

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    Following the attacks of the World Trade Center the September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush pronounced a speech standing ''enemies of freedom committed an act of war'', claiming they, the American citizens, were facing a ''war on terror'', and ''the only way to defeat terrorism as a threat to our way of life is to stop it, eliminate it, and destroy it where it grows'' (President George W. Bush, address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American people, September 20, 2001). Therefore, in

  • How Did 9/11 Attacks Affect Society

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    Bush declared war on terrorism in the form of global containment to a global threat. (Bergen L. Peter, “September 11 Attacks). With this action, Bush has effectively created a political platform and government focus that continues and will continue today on wiping out terrorism, more specifically terrorism in the Middle East. This also pressures other foreign nations as a moral obligation to help the U.S. contain such a threat. Another aspect of war that was influenced is the war readiness being

  • Why Did The Afghanistan War Happen

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    7, 2001, the war between Afghanistan and the United States began. The war started because the United States wanted revenge after the 9/11 terrorist attack on the world trade center earlier that year. The war is sometimes called “The War on Terrorism” because the war was over ending terrorism and the Taliban. The Taliban had also been linked to many other terrorist attacks in the US: the world trade center bombing in 1993, a USS Cole attack, and the attacks on the US embassy. The war began in Afghanistan

  • Osama Bin Laden And Al-Qaeda Propaganda

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    Exactly two decades ago, on August 23, 1996, Osama bin Laden declared war on the United States. At the time, few people paid much attention. But it was the start of what’s now the Twenty Years’ War between the United 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

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Osama Bin Lama

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    Austin King Ms. Den Otter A.P. English Language and Composition President Obama Speech Analysis     On the morning of September 11th, terrorists 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

  • Is Osama Bin Laden A Monster?

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    jihad. This experience showed Osama and his associates that it was possible to put pan-Islamism into practice. In 1988 Bin Laden started the organization we all know today as Al Qaeda, which translates to ”the base”. Al Qaeda focused more on acts of terrorism instead of military campaigns. In 1989 he went back to Saudi Arabia to raise funds for his mission but the Saudi royal family wanted to keep him quiet; they took his passport and sought help from the United States. After leaving Saudi Arabia Al Qaeda

  • Pros And Cons Of 9/11

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    It was just another regular working day in New York City, when an American Airlines Boeing 767 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Centre, soon followed by a United Airlines flight crashing into the south tower. The devastation was not just limited to New York. A third plane flew into a wing of the Pentagon, right outside Washington DC, while another crashed at a field in Pennsylvania. America was witnessing its most dreadful attack. The death of more than 3000 people had left the country

  • Persuasive Essay On 9/11

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    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 expected, the decisions were greatly supported by U.S citizens due to mourning over the loss of first responders and loved ones from such a tragic event

  • 9/11 Everlasting Impact

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    ongoing wars. In the immediate aftermath of the planes crashing into the Twin Towers, the city became known as a dust city. The WTC was reduced to billions of tons of dust—aerosolized particles composed of building materials that included heavy metals, asbestos and mineral fibers, along with byproducts

  • How 9/11 Changed My Life

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    Bush did not waste much time at all waging a war on these horrible people who had killed so many US citizens on our own soil. While I did not even fathom understanding what this meant, everyone around me seemed to be pleased with the decision our president had made. Thousands of men from the US military have lost their lives fighting so that this country could remain safe from more attacks like these in the years since. As a result of the War on Terrorism that President Bush waged in 2001, the United

  • The Government Doesn T Want You To Read Summary

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    One of the “classified” documents that was leaked was an assassination plan. The document was a plan to overthrow the Guatemalan government. How is that our government is able to kill people or take over another country when we are not in a declared war? This is an example of how our government does what it wants to do. Another document the government does not want us to read is the secret experiments that was ongoing in Guatemala from 1946 to 1948 and was uncovered in 2010. The experiment consisted

  • Flight 93 Research Paper

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    4.5. The Pentagon The hole that was left after American Airlines Flight 77 flew into the Pentagon was much smaller than the actual commercial plane. The plane was 125 feet long, however the hole left behind was 16 feet long, which lead a lot of people to question whether it was in fact the plane that crashed into the pentagon or was it hit by a foreign object and was made to look like a plane. 4.6. United Airlines Flight 93 Despite the cockpit recordings implying that the passengers fought,

  • What Caused 9/11 In Peter Bergen's Could It Happen Again?

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    September 11th, 2001, left a devastating impact on not only the United States, but worldwide. Many families had been separated and many souls were lost in what was one of the most terroristic events that has ever happened on American ground. As two planes crashed into the Twin Towers located in New York, thousands of people would be left stuck in the crumbling building, some able to escape, while others were not as lucky. In an essay by Peter Bergen called “Could it Happen Again? In the National

  • George Bush 9/11 Speech Essay

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    as well as the American people. In these speeches, he makes several bold assertions. In addition to declaring a “war on terrorism” he proclaims the U.S. to be an international protector of freedom. This, as well as his declaration of terrorism as a tangible threat transforms the events of 9/11 into a war on terror. The way in which he constructs these speeches sets the stage for a war that will captivate the world for the foreseeable future. The objective of these speeches was to change the world

  • 9/11 Paradigm Shift In International Politics: A Comparative Analysis

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    affected by the September 11th attacks. Most certainly, the 9/11 terrorist attacks had shocked the entire world and triggered a paradigm shift in every country. However, it did not represent a paradigm shift in international politics as that of the Cold War era in which the United States’s paradigm was the model on which other states were patterned, which could then be argued as not representing a paradigm shift in international

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of George Bush 9/11 Speech

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    must do something to confront the growing terrorism problem around the world. George Bush, the leader of the nation, had to come up with a response to this attack and gave a speech to Congress outlining his plan to combat terror. He made his purpose very clear throughout the speech, as he consistently laid out plans to combat terror. This plan specifically affected all Americans, not to mention many nations around the globe. Bush declared war on terrorism as a whole, and threatened to attack any nations

  • The Impact Of 9/11 On America

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    America has gone through difficult times with war, but has gone through harder times with the war on terror. Terrorism is defined as the use of terror or threat. The war on terror became a big deal on December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor was bombed by hundreds of Japanese fighter planes, but has been a bigger deal since that attack on the Twin Towers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.. The bombing of the Twin Towers and to the Pentagon was like a Pearl Harbor but for the 21st century