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Al Qaeda Essay Examples

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Thecapabilities, Tactics, Notable Targets and Ideology of Al-Qaeda
Al Qaeda is a terrorist organization that was formed in 1988 by Osama Bin Laden. Today, this organization is a major terrorist threat to the United States, having claimed responsibility for the 9/11 attacks. The attack hit The Pentagon, Washington D.C and WorldTradeCenter headquarters in New York. Although home...
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Challenge Faced Fire Investigators: The September 11 Attack
On September 11, 2001, the United States came under attack by a foreign terrorist group named “Al-Qaeda”, an organization headed by a known terrorist Osama Bin Laden. Upon his orders, two high-jacked passenger airplanes descended on the World Trade Center Towers on an approach to terrorize and victimize Americans. Upon impa...
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Causes of the September 11th Terrorist Attack
On September 11th, 2001, nineteen members of Al Qaeda hijacked four United States commercial airlines. The Al Qaeda is a terrorist group lead by a man of the name Osama bin Laden. Laden is the conductor of the attack on September 11th and is known to be disliked by many American citizens. Two of the hijacked planes crash...
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Fighting Terrorism in the US: President George W. Bush's Strategies
On September 11, 2001 the terrorist attacks ignited the flame to George W. Bush's first term of presidency. It had been the first attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor as members of the terrorist group Al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes. These hijackings resulted in the death of thousands of innocent civilians. On Septem...
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Addressing the Issue of Terrorism
2,977. That is the number of people that died on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Lives of citizens from over ninety countries were claimed during this heinous acts of terror committed by a terrorist group known as Al- Qaeda. Al Qaeda is a militant Islamic group that was formed during the late 1980’s by Osama Bin L...
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An Analysis of The Lone Survivor
The Lone Survivor was a story of four navy SEALS who came to Afghanistan for the operation against Al Qaeda leader, Sharmak, who was responsible for the tragedy of the World Trade Center. It was the turn of America to take an action against it by capturing Sharmak. Marcus, the only survivor, has told about the horrific expe...
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The History and Organization of Al Qaeda
Al-Qaeda was born in the last stages of the Soviet-Afghan War, and it
grew until the United States offensive in Afghanistan in October 2001,
when U.S. forces struck the Al-Qaeda and Taliban forces (White, 2014, pg
280). Al-Qaeda consist of men, women, and children ranging from
different ages. Osama Bin Laden, Muhammad Atef,...
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The War Between America and Iraq is Both Beneficial to the Safety Americans and Iraqis
On September 11, 2002, the United States became victim to Al-Qaedas terrorist attack. The attack caused the loss of 3000 men, women, and children. Only time will tell what Saddam Hussein plans on doing with his current production of nuclear weapons. Former president Clinton said it well, Hussein has the weapons, and he will...
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An Introduction to the Political History of Osama Bin Laden
Osama Bin Laden Osama Bin Laden is both one of the worlds most wanted men and a hero in the Arab world. He is linked to terrorist bombings of American Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen last year, and other attacks through out the decade. He is also wanted for the September 11, 2001 air...
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A personal Narrative About September 11th and Taking Action
I've often heard about september 11th, about how the U.S. would never really recover, but every time I hear that, I wonder, why did those people in the plane do that, what motivated them to sacrifice there lives to kill many others? There is the customary answer "they where crazy terroists", but I think there is s...
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An Analysis of the Inevitable Holy War Between Islam and the West
The Inevitable Holy War "Terrorism by definition strikes at the innocent in order to draw attention to the sins of the invulnerable" (Johnson 1). The terrorist acts of September 11 definitely have gotten the attention of the supposedly invulnerable United States. American citizens have now begun to realize the...
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The United States Intervention in the War Against Taliban and Al-Qaeda
Afghan opposition groups and United States armed forces continue to have success in their war on terror against the Taliban and al Qaeda. As they meet their objectives against the Taliban and al Qaeda the American debate has quickly turned to the question of where the fight against terrorism should go next. In numerous publ...
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A Reaction to the United States War Against the Al Qaeda
To those who believe President Bush is a warmonger, singling-out North Korea and Iraq for his own self-serving political agenda; to those who believe that we should "give peace a chance"; I have but one thing to say: "WAKE UP!" What did you expect the United States to do after the twin towers and Pent...
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An Introduction to History of the Bali Bombing
The deadly explosions that ripped through two popular nightclubs in Kuta on the Indonesian resort island of Bali have been labeled the worst single terrorist attack since September 11. The Bali bombings killed nearly 200 people and most of them young Australians. However, there are more than three hundred people injured. O...
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A Biography of Osama Bin Laden the Founder of Al Qaeda
Osama bin Laden is the Sorcerers Apprentice of the Islamic fundamentalist revolution. The revolution itself is real enough, fuelled by religious puritanism, hostility to Israel and America, cultural changes and social deprivation. It is as real as the English Puritan revolutions of the 17th century, as the American Declarat...
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The Use of Torture and Its Inefficacy in Persuading a Confession from a Criminal
The question as to whether Torture is an acceptable and justifiable method to coax a confession from a criminal has been brought to the forefront by the events of September 11th. Laws have long been established to punish those found guilty of crimes; in this country, one must first be found guilty for punishment to be rende...
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An Analysis of How the Extremist of the Al-Qaeda Groups Could Be Explained As Growing Out of the Basic Spirituality of Islam
How the extremist (misplaced zeal) of the Al-Quede groups could be explained as growing out of the basic spirituality of Islam? The Koran is the Muslims holy book is meant to give us history of the world and let all mankind live with good moral standards. However, not all people maintain these standards in their day-to-day...
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An Overview of the Terrorist Group, Al-Shabab
Al-Shabab is a terrorist group that is an affiliate of the Al Qaeda. Based in Somali, the al-Shabab has in recent years posed a threat to the Kenyan security. In the span of the month of October and November 2011, the group has successfully planned and attacked Kenya in several terrorist attacks.
On 24th day of October 2011...
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An Analysis of the Story of the Darkest Day in U.S History By Andrew I. Pereira
September 12, 2001 NEW YORK. THE STORY OF THE DARKEST DAY IN U.S. HISTORY By, Andrew I. Pereira -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- New York Times September 11, 2001 will be remembered as one of those dark days that altered the course of history forever. It was a brigh...
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An Argument Against the Stay of American Soldiers in Iraq
“America must pull out of Iraq as soon as possible to prevent any more damage!”IntroOn the 20th of march, 2003, the United states, the United Kingdom and some of their Allies started the invasion of Iraq. The invasion was justified under the motto “Iraq has weapons of mass destruction, and therefore they are...
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An Analysis of the Goals and Opportunities in the Revival of the American Spirit
Ladies and Gentlemen: I come to you now to say that it is time for change. Time for a new United States. Time for a revival of the American spirit. For many years now people of the United States have been fed up. They want opportunity. Lately we have seen disputes between Republicans and Democrats. Why is that? That should...
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A Study of the 2003 Invasion of Iraq
Was the 2003 invasion of Iraq a humanitarian intervention?
When the US and Britain declared that they would invade Iraq in 2003, they cited a number of reasons for this invasion. The three most important reasons were to disarm Iraq of weapons of mass destruction, to end the links between Saddam Hussein and terror groups, su...
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The Benefit of Using Drones During the War
Drones are unmanned combat aircrafts that are used to enhance tight security against terrorism activities in the vulnerable regions. Drone strikes are mostly used by the Central Intelligence Agency’s special activities division. The escalation in drone strikes in recent years in Pakistan due to the continued increase of ter...
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A Review of the Madrid Train Terrorism
The political and public attitude impacts on the Madrid Train Terrorism in 2004 placed democracy at risk due to the threats from terrorists. Consequently, media posed frequent reports concerning danger caused by international terrorism. The Madrid Train terrorism act in 2004 implanted attitude on the minds of the public acr...
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A Study of the Patriotic Act of the United States of America
The war against terror in the United States has been evolving, particularly in a reactionary manner to the various terrorist threats and incidences that the country faces. Before 9/11, the US had a lackluster approach to issues terrorism. Even the 1998 missile attacks on Al-Qaeda were ordered after extensive deliberation an...
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