Al Qaed A Global Threat

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Al Qaeda- Global Threat

Cierra Thompson

Florida Atlantic University

Abstract

Al Qaeda is a global organization founded by Osama Bin Laden. It was originated in 1988 and has been present to this day. Even though many of its leaders have been killed, different groups and supports have kept it going. Al Qaeda is known as one of the most powerful and rich terrorist organizations in the world. The group is responsible for major attacks such as September 11th and many other bombings in the world. Al Qaeda has transformed over the years, going from a terrorist organization to a fighting network. The evolution of al Qaeda is very interesting to see how it was started, grew vastly, and is kept alive. Al Qaeda and its networks are so powerful and can be seen as such a global threat because of their worldwide supporters, financial means and their access to weapons and chemicals. Keywords: Al Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden, terrorist, bombing, threats, attacks

Al Qaeda- Global Threat

In 1988, Osama Bin Laden founded what is the most widely know terrorist network today, Al Qaeda. It started off small with only three members, but it grew vastly over the years. This is the organization that held the blame for the September 11th attacks on the United States, along with numerous other outbreaks against the world. In 1992 after establishing Al Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden was banished from Saudi Arabia, he then founded a new base in

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